Types Of Exercise Programs
- Q How should I stretch my hamstrings?
Dr. Grant Cooper, Physical Medicine & RehabilitationTo stretch your hamstrings, stand with your legs shoulder-width apart and bend forward slowly, keeping your entire back and knees straight, and bending only from your hips. Reach out for the ground with your palms down, trying to touch the floor. Feel... Full Answer
- Q How should I do squats?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineTo strengthen the muscles of your thighs and buttock you can do squats. Primary muscle groups strengthened in squats are: Quadriceps, hamstrings, and gluteals (front of thigh, back of thigh, and buttock).Starting position: Stand with your feet about... Full Answer
- Q How do I perform a chest press?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineTo strengthen your chest muscles you can do the chest press exercise using free weights.Primary muscle group worked: Pectoralis major (chest)Secondary muscle groups worked: Anterior deltoid (front shoulder)Starting position: Taking a free weight in each... Full Answer
- Q How can I get tighter firmer arms?
Sarah Kirtland , Fitness"Tighter" and "firmer" arms are a product of having a low body fat percentage. You could do arm exercises all day long, but if your body fat is still high, you will not have defined arms or any other body part for that matter. The best exercises for your... Full Answer