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Will Working On The Hip Abductors Cause My Legs To Look Fat
No way: It will cause your legs to look attractive and toned. It is always possible to bulk up too much with doing too much weight resistance and not enough cardio or lower weights but this is something you can control. ...Read more
Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain % will be arm ; leg fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten arms use standing biceps curl w dumbbells, hammer curls w dumbbells, triceps kickback w dumbbells ; lying triceps extension w dumbbells. Tone thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, plyometric squat, stair steps, >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Bent leg sit-ups do target that area to a degree. Squats and leg press likely do it more. ...Read more
What's an effective way to work the muscles in my lower butt and upper thighs with out going to the gym.?
Lunges, squats: If you don't have any risk factors that will prevent you from exercising: http://otwithmd.Com/5-things-you-should-know-before-starting-your-exercise-routine/ consider starting a exercises involving lunges and squats. These exercises will work your gluteal and thigh muscles. ...Read more
How can I make my hips bigger? I was told a lot of horseback riding helps build muscle on the thighs & adjust your hip bones
Hips: Horseback riding may help improve muscle tone but will not make your hips wider. Exercises targeted to muscles in the area which you want bigger may be useful. Consider discussing this issue with a personal trainer. ...Read more
Are there any specific exercises which target belly and thigh fat , also does walking on an incline on the treadmill slim down your thighs and calves?
Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be ab or thigh fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. Tone > ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could use your help docs! my butt and legs are both flat in the back. Do squats help make your butt and legs round?
Yes.: Yes, squats can make your butt, thighs and calves bigger if you do them correctly. Lunges can also help develop your lower body muscles and improve your balance. You should combine them w/ a cardio workout and resistance training in your upper body. Make sure you eat a healthy diet. Consult w/ a fitness expert or check out videos or dvds by them to make sure you are using the right form. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain that seems to come from the leg bone on the inside/backside when i press on it. Both legs on the same location.Worsen after exercise. What to do?
Shin splints: This could be shin splints (aka medial tibial stress syndrome). The term "shin splints" refers to pain along or just behind the shinbone. Shin splints occur during physical activity & result from too much force being placed on your shinbone & connective tissues that attach your muscles to the bone. Common in runners & in those who participate in activities with sudden stops and starts. ...Read more
Can you tell me how to reduce the size of my arms and back. mainly triceps, deltoid, trapeze, and (side) back fat?
Diet & Exercise: This may sound like common sense, but the best way to lose body fat including the areas you are targeting is by a combination of diet and exercise. The recommendations are for at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise most days per week. A combination of cardio and strength exercises will keep you fit. Your diet should be balanced and based on your desired weight. ...Read more
Leg exercises and hip stretches etc. To hopefully perhaps strengthen the muscle there, can it stop my hip from clicking?
Its possible.: Be sure to stretch your hip flexors, quads, buttocks, hamstrings and low back. ...Read more
I do upper body weight lifting. Will this cause me to lose fat on other parts of the body like the face and lower body?
It can: Any type of exercise, particularly weight lifting, will increase muscle mass and muscle is more effective at burning calories that other body components so the trend will be to lose weight. Weight comes off everywhere, not just the areas being worked so yes, you can lose fat on other body parts. ...Read more
I get a sharp pain on each leg where the thigh and pelvic bone connect. It does not hasten on both legs at the same time. The pain makes my leg buckle
Meniscus: Damage to the meniscus of the knee can cause leg buckling and referred pain to the joint above. See an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
If muscle imbalance is develop that my hip is higher on right and twisted back on that side; what muscle do I need to strengthen and which to stretch?
Be seen: Short of you having some type of severe neurological condition, it is pretty unlikely that a asymmetry of your trunk or pelvis would be related to a "muscular imbalance". More common culprits would be a leg length discrepancy or scoliosis of your spine. Consider being seen and fully evaluated. ...Read more
Wat can cause knee pains and pain around the knee the leggs up to the buttocks. I been to doctors, specialist n theraphy and the can't find the problem?
Hi are piriformis stretches safe? Or can they cause herniated disk lower in the spine? I do the lieing on floor and bringing legs to chest.
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