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Why Do You Get More Veins After Lifting Weights
Could you tell me when women tone up do they do light weights but more reps or heavyweights and less reps?
Heavy weight w low: Reps is to build big muscles. Low weights with high reps will help tone. ...Read more
If I do squats (without weights) doing 10squats 3sets everyday when will i start to see results? I have very small butt and i want it bigger/plump
Maybe: You're on the right track. Look at volleyball players. They are running and jumping for hours at a time. Small size is mostly genetic, so you're going to have to accept the basic frame that you have been given; however, you can sculpt what you have. All the exercise in the world won't give you a j-lo rear end if you're not programmed to be shaped that way. ...Read more
What does the muscle lose when i exercise intensely , do I need more protein when I do more than my usual exercise?
Adaptation: Very smart observation. When you exercise blood moves much faster in the blood vessels. Also blood vessels develop muvh higher pressure. Over time, with exercise, veins reacts like baloons. If you put pressure inside, will inflate. It is a normal finding to people exercising for years. ...Read more
Liftinf weights makes you grow because you are strengthening your bones and muscles, but until what age do u actually stop growing if you lift weights?
Muscle can always gr: Lifting weights stimulates your body to adapt to stress by making muscle and bone thicker and stronger, but does not make bones grow longer. Bone growth to make you taller stops about when you need to start shaving. Muscles can always grow as long as you do resistive exercises and eat adequate protein. Height increase has no relation to lifting weights. ...Read more
If i want to lose weight quickly during a period of 1 month, should I focus more on cardio exercise, or lifting weights? Thank you.
What to do if i need some exercises to do pregnancy and post natally - putting on too much weight?
How many reps and sets should I do per muscle when lifting dumbbells at home? I don't want endurance, I want to build muscle up as much as I can.
6-10: The idea of reps is to work the specific muscle group to exhaustion and then rest it until your strength has returned. If you have a lot of endurance go as long as you can without causing pain, it will take a bit of trial and error. I suggested 6-10 reps per set to avoid pain and muscle injury. The number of sets is the number it takes to avoid painful muscle injury, try it out ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get in shape first!: Exercise is good for every aspect of a persons life, especially when participating in sports. What keeps you from getting back to sports again?Is it fear, thinking you are getting too old, is there any element of being a little depressed with loss of drive & motivation? Start with a good physical exam and maybe even brief counseling & gradually get back to the level you would like. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you advise if I'm trying to lose some weight and get toned about 6-10 lbs. how long should I do cardio for and lifting weights?
If i start doing crossfit for 3 days then 1 day of rest, do I need to still go to the gym and lift weights?
I want to do a body toning, yoga routine. I know to avoid heavy lifting so what exercises are good an wont inflame it more?
Incomplete: You didn't mention what the condition is that you do not want to aggravate. ...Read more
I am a boxer, why is it that i feel much faster when I do heavy weights than when I do bodyweight workouts which are usually recomended for boxing?
Can be difficult 2 : Say. Question is, r u faster? How long are u faster? You may be getting more power, great, but how r u at the end of the fourth? Holyfield didn't suffer but at 20, still young, talk w/trainer. Boxing most demanding sport, deviating from proven plan may b problem. Correlate feeling faster w/overall performance. Don't trade endurance for power, gotta move air, u know, bad feelin when cant, gdluc. ...Read more
I lift weights now I plan to start swimming aswell.should I do it after doing weightlifting or before it? Will it help to gain muscle and loose fat?
Exercise: swim before you lift. It is unsafe to lift then swim. ...Read more
Maybe: If you lift weights enough to build muscle you ail gain lean weight. If you eat too much whether you work out or not you will gain fat weight. If your metabolism is really revved up then you will minimize the fat weight gains. ...Read more
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