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Workout For Men Over 60
A good weight lift-: -ing program using free weights or machines. Join a reputable health club & hook up with an AT-C. They would B able 2 set up a program that fits your needs & abilities. ...Read more
Work out: Please see your doctor to make sure you are healthy enough to work out. Then have a few sessions w/a trainer at your gym to help you create a routine that is tailor-made for you. Talk w/friends about what their routine is like. The above helps the experience to be safe and productive. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Resistance training: No book is as reliable as the consensus of experience. 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 with enough lean protein. Anabolic steroids give mass but harm you as a person. ...Read more
Protein supplements: Either whey or soy with the isoflavones removed. ...Read more
Having low muscle mass, high body fat and kind of men boobs are enough symptoms to take testosterone pills?Even6months of workout did not grow muscle
EStrogen: Your obesity is the problem not the lack of testosterone. You have to be honest with yourself and keep a food diary and change your lifestyle completely. If you are eating more than 1800 calories and if most of your calories are carbohydrates then you will not lose weight and the fat cells will continue to make estrogen. ...Read more
Jog over: to your friendly ABPS- certified plastic surgeon. Exercise of pectoral muscles can make it look worse or better. Use of androgenic steroids as well as some other Rxs & cannabis can be the cause. If it's mostly fat, weight reduction can help but if it's glandular it won't. Surgery can be very satisfying. If you have a family history of breast cancer, you may need a work-up. 1% breast Ca in men. ...Read more
No rules : There really are no rules concerning this. ...Read more
That is up to you.: This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.prohealth.com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.cfm There are 3,500 calories per pound. The number of calories you burn in working out will determine the rate (if consumption doesn't change). You put on muscle (which weighs more than fat) but which will ^ your metabolic rate. ...Read more
Yes: If you mean bigger pectoral muscles and other muscles, then yes. If you mean larger breast tissue. It does not work that way. The breast tissue is not muscle. ...Read more
What is a good workout for a man to build upper body strength who has limited time because of a baby?
Pushups: If you don't have time to go to the gym, the classic push-up will hit your chest and triceps. In addition, maintaining good form (straight back) is good for your core. If you add a door mounted chin-up bar, you can do pull-ups to hit your back and biceps. ...Read more
Are there any work out machines that bad for your back? Also is bad posture a real problem for disc or degenerative and pain issues in women/ men?
Machines and posture:
Hello. Your back diagnosis and location of pain will determine which gym machines you need to either temporarily or permanently avoid.
Poor posture can contribute to spine pain as well as muscle contractures (bent forward too long, muscles will resist being in an upright or arched position (stretching back since they will have become accustomed to the bad flexed forward posture). ...Read more
Friction: Friction from clothing or sports equipment is the most likely cause of nipple irritation after active sports. It is easy to test . . . Just put a bandaid over one nipple next time, and see what happens! ...Read more
I'm a man, 24 yo. My heart rate jumps from 60 to 85 BPM very quickly when i'm sitting down, resting for an hour. I workout 6 days/week. Is it normal?
There is a normal: Fluctuations of heart rate between the phases of respiration in a normal person. 85/min is a normal heart rate. Are you having any other symptoms? Are you drinking coffee or energy drinks in excess? Are you using drugs like marihuana? If u have no other symptoms and u can exercise without any problems, you are probably ok. But, a good history and physical a good idea if that bother you. ...Read more
Work out routine help - should men and women do different routines (not just different weight amounts)?
Depends on your goal: The work out routine you choose should depend on what your goal is, not gender. Routines that appear to be designed for women are those that emphasize typical female goals. ...Read more
Yes: A paternity test will show who the dad is. ...Read more
47 y.O. Man. Fsh 13.95mlu/ml, LH 1.36mlu/ml, prl 2.59ug/l, e2 42.93pg/ml, p 0.35nmol/l, t 15.22nmol. Values are ok? I workout in gym. Can i improve?
Normal overall: These numbers are all normal, except the fsh is mildly high. If you are not interested in fertility it isn't important. Working out in a gym will not change it, and there is no reason to feel that these need to "improve". Normal is normal. As long as you are feeling well don't let anyone tell you that the numbers (especially testosterone) needs to be higher. ...Read more
Osteoporosis/Weights: I am always impressed by the wonderful work of nutritionalists, endocrinologists, sports psychologists, and personal trainers in helping patients with weak bone density. You have a serious problem at your age that you can improve one day a time. Bone density testing should be done yearly at this time. Develop your team of the above wonderful people to help you. Dr rich blake. ...Read more
41 yr man with BP standing 157/95, sitting 135/85. I run all the time, work out. Doc said less salt and lose wt. What's the cause, what else to do?
BP ok: Your resting BP is normal - if that number is reflective of your average, no problem! it is normal for BP to rise when standing and if it dropped, it would be abnormal. If your bmi is >25, you would be well advised to lose weight. Avoiding xs salt is good for everyone. It sounds like you get an "a" in the exercise dept - outstanding! stay the course. ...Read more
Hi. I have, what people call, man boobs. Is there a way to reduce them. My chest pouts too. Any work out that won't trigger my asthma.? Thanks!
Man boobs and gynecomastia are equivalent terms and essentially represents a spectrum of breast fullness and associated skin, fat and gland excess that vary from normal to markedly abnormal.
Although weight loss may he
p, surgery is usually the best option for maximal improvement. ...Read more
Been bleeding for over 3 months. Yesterday after my 60 min. workout I bleed threw 3tampons in less than 30 mins. What could cause this?
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