How to workout lower abs

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Avatar n tn I have a pump also and I see no reason why you can't continue to work your abs. The only thing I would do is to test your blood sugar before you workout and if it is anywhere near normal or low, I would just disconnect the pump or lower your basal rate for that hour. Your doctor can give you better guidelines on how to adjsut your insulin when you exercise. I have exercised with my pump and I have never had any problem, other than being in lousy shape.
Avatar m tn Then, as you feel they are getting less sore and better conditioned for that type of workout, you should add a few more sets to each session or throw in new exercises, like hanging knee raises. I take the 2-3 times per week approach (when I started training my abs, I began with 1 session a week and worked my way up). I think this is much better because you are still training the muscle often enough to get great results, but you're not over-training the muscle.
Avatar f tn Really just listen to your body, don't push yourself. If you feel like you should stop, stop. Try not to use any weight until you're a little further along but keep the weight low and make sure you pay attention to how you feel.
Avatar f tn In fact, most crunches work the lower back as hard as they do the abs, and all that twisting can be a strain. Not that anyone knows how to best work the abs, though, as far as I can tell. For six pack abs, quite frankly, most who have them don't get them through exercise -- it's a sure sign of steroid use, since the belly should have some fat. You'll never see agricultural or hunter-gatherer cultures with flat stomachs. Other than this, the above post is right on.
Avatar n tn Please let us know how you are doing and what you discover. I'll look forward to your updates. Best of luck to you.
1378094 tn?1278959660 Lower body, some cardio Day 6: Cardio only, some cardio Day 7: REST ONLY How much weight is enough to lose fat and increase muscle mass? It depends on the individual person. Generally, lighter weights with lots of reps and three or more sets result in little muscle growth but more fat loss and calorie usage. As weight increases, the number of repetititions should decrease. The numbers on the weights don't matter. What does matter is your body's response to weight.
Avatar f tn It makes my tummy and lower abs really tight. It just feels wierd! Lol I started having them about 4 weeks ago. It doesn't last long, maybe a few minutes or so. They come and go. But it feels like as if I was doing an ab workout.
Avatar n tn In the last few days I have noticed the pain starting to radiate to my lower left abdomin. I dont seem to have any lumps on my testicles. Does anyone know what this could be? Thanks.
Avatar m tn I am about to start the physiotherapy, but first wanted to check if somebody else out there has this condition or knows how to treat this chronic insertionitis of the abdominal muscles.
Avatar m tn 37 y/o male Same symptoms as the above Pain/discomfort in lower right groin and lower back that also seems to radiate to the right testicle or the opposite. I'm not too sure where it starts. Physical exertion, lifting weights or pushing on the areas cause no additional pain. Seems to get worse after sitting for a 30 minutes or longer. No changes in urine or semen. No discharges or burning. No STD's. No hernia.
Avatar n tn When i move my upper torso from side to side i hear this raspy breathing noise between my lower throat and lower chest, no pain (for me to hear the sound clear, open your mouth, don't breathe, lay your arms down flatten your hand and move your shoulders left and right) When the symptoms started? 4-5 months ago Was it sudden or slow? sudden Was there any previous injury? no injuries at all, i just got lightheaded after doing this about 10 times What makes the symptoms better or worse?
Avatar f tn The standing cable rotation works many of the core muscle groups including the abs, obliques and lower back with it's side-to-side, twisting motion. This exercise needs to be done with a piece of resistance tubing or cable machine. Start with your feet hip-width apart, standing alongside either the cable machine or the resistance tubing. Hold the cable close to your body just under your chest. Twist away from the cable by moving your head, chest and torso together.
Avatar n tn they sprint a good 15-50 yards each single play depending on their route and notice HOW they do their routes..VERY intense and very fast sprinting intervals. That is how you want to do your cardio routine. I like to use a stairclimber or an elliptical since sprinting kills my shins and knees now. I will go 4 minutes at a moderate pace and then every 5th minute I go so fast for that minute that I almost want to puke afterward.
162948 tn?1205256292 I know your period is the lining in your uterus which the mirena keeps it thin so obviously keeps mine to nothing since i dont bleed. I am really concerned now as to how long it is going to take me to concieve. I had a friend who got hers pulled out and got pregnant the next day. Now I really wonder when I should get it taken out. Now or when hes here so we can have sex right away.
Avatar f tn Just because people do things doesn't make them good things to do, and most personal trainers are not trained at all, not in how body parts connect. Each time you do an old-fashioned sit-up you have to bend your lower back, and if you do that for long enough, as I did, you will exponentially increase the possibility of harming your lower back. I've seen a ton of sports specialists, and not one does or recommends sit-ups. That's why everyone talks about crunches nowadays.
Avatar f tn com/2012/04/03/waist-workout-flamingo-exercise-to-improve-strength-agility-an-shrink-your-waist/ However if your body fat tends to accumulate in the lower section of your abdominal you need to do specific exercises to activate the lower abs such as applying some weight resistance on regular abdominal crunches.
Avatar f tn Begin with your arms extended and your body straight from head to feet. Lower your chest to the floor and then push yourself up to the starting position while keeping your body straight at all times. Pushups work your chest and shoulders. Do the same exercise with your hands close together, below your upper chest, to target your triceps. Google this also if you need to see how it's done. In fact google all of them!!
Avatar m tn The steps to get the low body fat levels necessary to show six-pack abs are very, very strict than those you'd have to do to drop a few pounds and reach a healthy weight and, may not even be possible, depending on your genetic makeup. A six-pack is when your body fat level is low enough to reveal the segments that divide your front sheath of muscle fibers on your torso. For men, this body fat level is usually 6 to 9 percent and for women, 16 to 19 percent.
Avatar f tn well, I started back to my classes this weekend (easy on the ab exercises) and ran first time outside a couple miles. I went to kickboxing this morning…but decided to skip out tonight. But, my lower abs feel REALLY swelled. My question is how long was it before you can really tell….that it is OKAY to run & workout normal again. so sad here….ready to be ME again. Like I said I am usually an active 39 year old woman that enjoys exercise. Thank you....
Avatar n tn Anyone else using Phentermine and B12? I would love to hear how other people have done on these meds. Good Luck to everyone trying...I want to hear your story!
Avatar n tn not knowing what to do or how to make it stop. I am a stay at home mom and have always had some anxiety about crowded places, flying on a plane, stuff like that but I get my attacks when I'm sitting at home in my comfort zone, I just don't get it. I don't drink alcohol, have never been a coffee drinker but I do occasionally have to have chocolate and I drink at least once a day caffeine free Pepsi, I am however a smoker.
Avatar f tn the sad thing is that i have upper abs but i don't have lower abs i am trying my hardest to shrink my pouch! and my hips and thighs. every day i have people tell me that i look good for having a baby only 3 months ago and some even say it doesn't even look like i had a baby. i feel really good when people tell me that but it all goes away when i try my old clothes on.
Avatar f tn I often feel sick to my stomach after eating, too. People have tried to 'show me' how to burp, but it hasn't worked. I once even had my husband give me a modified Heimlich to no avail (and not a good idea, either). This is terrible!
Avatar n tn workout to maintain muscle mass, eat well to loose fat. Umbillical stomach fat is connected with high stress levels, elevated cortisol levels, maybe low androgens too. Supraspinal and Suprailiac fat is connected with to much Carb intake and food's you are intolerant. A MRT intolerancy test can give you some instructions.
Avatar n tn It started in my lower left back, then moved on to my stomach and lower back. I don't think it is shingles since that has a very clear skin rash that shows up with it. I have though recently been bitten by a spider. The spider bite was on my left arm, not painful, only a little sensitive to the touch. The bite was a bump with a smaller bum next to it, I assume this was one fang got more venom in me than the other.
Avatar m tn i had an echo done the other day and was told i have mild aortic root dilation. here are all my measurements- ao root diam 3.8cm - ao root area 11.1cm- acs 2.3cm- la dimension 3.8- IVSd 1.1cm- IVCSs 1.6cm- LVIDd 4.7cm- LVIDs 3.5cm- LVPWd 1.1cm- LVPWs 1.7cm--- EDV (teich) 102.9 ml i am 6' 3" 210lbs 40 years old. My question is would it be safe for me to lift weights or workout in anyway? cant see my cardiologist for two weeks dont want to lose my gains.
Avatar m tn Switch to working out lower body and abs until the soreness goes away. You could put Arnica cream on it for the pain and/or take ibuprofen.
Avatar f tn Next, extend your legs such that they are diagonal to the floor and simultaneously extend arms up overhead. Cross ankles under and over each other in a scissoring action up to 10 times. Rest and lower to start position before repeating for two more sets. The Peak 8 routine it will quickly raise your heart rate 8 times for very short bursts, with a cooling down period in between.