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What Muscles Does
WhatWouldArnoldSay?: You mean raising the arms straight up in front of you? Well,it puts a big strain on your back muscles, so be careful. In fact if you move up to heavy bells,for any exercise that unbalances you like that, try doing it against a wall. As far as the arm muscles: primarily the deltoids, but the whole rotator cuff engages in order to stabilize the shoulder.Also, to a small degree, the forearm extensors ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Can ThoracicOS cause pain in the tricep in the back upper arm, if not, what NERVE could cause this,and in specific what muscles does ThoracicOS affect?
When working out and specifically working chest, the next day, my front delts hurt more than my chest muscles. What does this mean?
Chest/shoulders: Bench press and other chest exercises do work the anterior (front) deltoids as well. It is possible that your shoulders aren't conditioned as well as your chest muscles. The other thing to look at is your technique/form. Make sure when you do a bench press, that your shoulders are back and not rounding forward. You may want to continue to work on your shoulders. ...Read more
My mother took a fall & couldn't get up. Tests show that she has enzymes leaking from her muscles. What does that mean?
My.Upper arm were hurting when i woke up ds morning..That closely lead to another panic attack..Its more om.D.Muscles..What does that.Mean?
I have some unconfortable sensation under my left breast that spread to my arm and to my neck muscles what does this mean?
Confusion: Left sided chest pain is complicated. Everyone thinks about heart disease and woman are twice as likely to get a heart attack. But could be lots and lots of things. Gas, muscle strain, infection, trauma, cervical disc disease or a combination of these. Worrying about it will make it worse so get it checked out for your peace of mind. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All present @ birth: You r born with all the muscle fibers u r going to have. Biopsied they look like a wt lifters muscle just smaller. If u mean being strong and defined, this is accomplished by wt training, running etc. Start @ young & u may injure growth plates so extra caution is needed in early 2 late teens. Best a well supervised program always. Seek out an at-c/trainor to guide u & not b injured. ...Read more
Muscles: Muscles involved with breathing are: intercostal muscles, diaphragm, abdominal muscles, pharyngeal muscles, and smooth muscles which line the bronchi. ...Read more
Pull-up vs chin-up: Check out following for differences btwn pull-ups vs chin-ups, both of which work the back, arms & shoulders but from different perspectives & to different degrees: http://www.mensfitness.com/training/build-muscle/exercise-face-off-pull-up-vs-chin-up & http://www.aworkoutroutine.com/pull-ups-vs-chin-ups/. ...Read more
Many: the chin up involves your forearms(wrist flexors/grip), biceps and lattisimus dorsi(back). So pulls up are close but more difficult related to the wrist pronation. "Lat pull downs" are a mimic for pull ups(but seated). Rowing motions, like seated cable rows, bent over dumbbell rows or inverted rows, will also work similar muscles but at different angles. ...Read more
Diet ; exercise: More muscle needs a program of weight lifting as well as a balanced diet, ; protein supplements during ur heavy workouts ;on ur light days do cardiovascular exercises, also adequate sleep. C an atc @ a health club and get set up with a program tailored 2 ur needs ; abilities. ...Read more
Work muscles harder: If muscles are used repeatedly until they tire, but are not injured, then they will grow bigger and stronger! if one does not eat or drink more calories than he uses during exercise, then his body will burn up fat for fuel. However, if he drinks a big orange juice (about 300 calories) while exercising, and exercises away only 200 calories, he will still get chubbier even though he is exercising. ...Read more
Resistance training: To build mass, work the muscle group in question hard. Maximum resistance, 8-10 repetitions per set, three sets, 3-4x/week. Several different types of exercise. Creatine and an electronic muscle stimulator if okay by your physician. Eat sensibly and moderately with enough lean protein. Anabolic steroids give mass but harm you as a person. ...Read more
Work hard: You gain muscle by subjecting your body to a load that it cannot handle, allow appropriate time and rest for your body to accomodate, and provide your body with the appropriate nutrition to support that activity. That translates into hard work in the gym while avoiding overtraining, getting enough sleep, and eating a well balanced diet. There are no safe, legal shortcuts. ...Read more
Inactivity: Muscles requiring constant activity to work fully and extra activity to enlarge and strengthen. They get continuous activity working against gravity and astronauts lose muscle due to the weightlessness of orbital function. There is continuous loss with aging, some of which can be slowed down by exercise. ...Read more
Muscle: Want it Bad!: Hi i come down on the side of letting nature alone. This means I am not one to encourage body building hormones or illegal supplements to achieve unnatural muscle mass. But, that said, given your age you can naturally do a lot to get strong and to stay that way. High protein, low carbs, lots of good hydration and muscle training and lifting guided by a good trainer are key. ...Read more
See below: A prime mover is the muscle that has the most influence in one direction on the joint it acts on. For example the prime mover in extension of the forearm is the triceps. Read more: http://wiki.Answers.Com/q/prime_mover_muscles#ixzz1y4rkqn1q. ...Read more
Training/ exercise: It is not healthy to use enhancers or androgens (testosterone and alike) to develop muscle definition or enlargement. You may consult with an sport orthopedic specialist for details. There are many otc or "natural" remedies with an androgenic effect. In the long run users of Anabolic steroids or alike will suffer the consequences later in life. Try exercise and training and adequate nutrition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes!: First get clearance from your family physician or geriatrician, then start exercising. There's no day like today to start! you don't need to go to the gym or buy any fancy equipment. Just try a few push ups, squats and a short walk to start. You can also curl & press cans of food and graduate up to gallons of water. Don't forget proper nutrition w/plenty of lean protein, fiber & healthy fats. ...Read more
Not really: You may have some fibrous tissue trying to fill it as much as possible but not the same muscle ...Read more
Resistance: Muscle will naturally bulk if you work it daily to its maximum capacity (3x/week, three sets of ten reps of your maximum). Some men build muscle much more readily than others, but whatever's natural foryou will look great. Losing bodyfat dieting and doing cardio will show off the muscles you have ("ripped"); most women prefer a lean man with good but not enormous muscles. ...Read more
See below: Major muscles included are the pelvic floor muscles, transversus abdominis, multifidus, internal and external obliques, rectus abdominis, erector spinae (sacrospinalis) especially the longissimus thoracis, and the diaphragm. Minor core muscles include the latissimus dorsi, gluteus maximus, and trapezius. ...Read more
Muscle is more dense: Muscle is more dense than fat. One pound of muscle occupies less space(less volume) than one pound of fat. This explains why it’s possible to get visibly slimmer without a significant drop in weight if you are doing strength training as well as dieting: If you loose a pound of fat by dieting, but gain a pound of muscle by lifting weights, the scale won't move but your waist line will. ...Read more
No answer!: To many age, hormonal, and exercise variables, including machines versus free weights, intensity, repititions, length of workout, etc. However, the gains made early are neural gains, where you learn to contract muscle in synchrony and relax opposing muscle. Muscle cell growth starts 2 & 1/2 weeks after starting a program and will continue for months! ...Read more
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