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What is better for abdominal exercises?

What is better for abdominal exercises?

Numerous: There are numerous exercises for your abdominals, including planks, laying straight leg lifts, laying bicycles, crunches, etc. I'm not of aware of any evidence that one exercise is better than another. Mix it up for variety to prevent boredome, and be persistent, and you should see results. This webpage has a good variety: http://www.Health.Com/health/gallery/0, 20664616, 00.Html. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more


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Which lower abdominal exercises for women is most effective?

Which lower abdominal exercises for women is most effective?

Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to progress your current routine to make it more difficult. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What are good abdominal exercises for person confined to wheel chair?

What are good  abdominal exercises for person confined to wheel chair?

Many: There are many exercises depending on your abilities. You can do isolated contractions of the abdominal muscles byxoncentrating on pulling in your belly button to your spine and holding it there with muscle contraction. Work up the amount of time you can hold it and over the days and weeks you will increase your abdominal tone. ...Read more

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Do people ever overload on abdominal exercises that can turn into negative results?

Do people ever overload on abdominal exercises that can turn into negative results?

Yes.: If you overdo abdominal strengthening, you could cause extensive tearing of the abdominal muscles, which could take weeks to heal. This will set you back, and you'll eventually have to re-strengthen them again. ...Read more

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What are some abdominal exercises for diastasis recti?

What are some abdominal exercises for diastasis recti?

Less is more: Diastasis rectii is the separation of the normally-fused rectus abdominis ("6-pack") muscles. In my practice, i see this most commonly in women after childbirth or in barrel-chested men who have gained weight. Unfortunately, there is no non-surgical way to re-fuse the muscles; ironically, "core" exercises will only accentuate the split. The best thing to do is to keep your weight down. ...Read more

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Can doing daily abdominal exercises make your butt smaller?

Can doing daily abdominal exercises make your butt smaller?

Typically not: The muscles of the abdomen are not connected to, nor directly related to the muscles of the buttocks. The buttocks are composed of gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and gluteus minimus. The best exercises that help to strengthen and condition these groups of muscles include: squats, leg presses, lunges, hip abduction and stair climbing. Aerobic conditioning can also help reduce overall weight. ...Read more

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Is it possible that doing abdominal exercises can make my butt smaller?

Is it possible that doing abdominal exercises can make my butt smaller?

Maybe: If you lose weight in general from the exercise, your butt may get smaller. Eating less fattening foods can also help you lose weight. There are exercises to tone your butt that will make it look less saggy. See http://www.Fitnessmagazine.Com/workout/butt/exercises/our-top-10-exercises-to-tone-your-butt/. ...Read more

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Which abdominal exercises are suggested for patients with gerd?

Which abdominal exercises are suggested for patients with  gerd?

Refer to answer: I am not aware of any exercise to help this condition. Best is to avoid acidic food and also black pepper. Eat early at night. See your dr for other related thing that can mimic gerd. ...Read more