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Women’s Weight Lifting Wisdom by LetsTalkAndWalk Posted Wed 13 Nov 2013 5:29am Hello and Happy Hump Day! Hope you are having a great week! I am trying to adjust to the much colder temperatures. I was at the gym yesterday doing my weight lifting program and many thoughts ran through my head. A few of them were: WOW! There are a lot of people here working on their health. Yeah for them. WOW! There ... Read on »
Women Needed for Weight Lifting Study by Dina S. Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 12:00am So, you haven’t really gotten around to exercising more regularly than past semesters? Don’t feel bad, at least you qualify for a research study examining the effects of resistance exercise on fat in the leg muscle. Syracuse University and SUNY Upstate Medical University are looking for women from ages 18-35 ... Read on »
Weight Lifting in Women w/Breast-Cancer-Related Lymphedema by BoDPT Patient Expert Posted Sat 12 Sep 2009 10:40pm I recently read a very interesting article that challenged previously held beliefs in the health care industry. I like challenging the norms, especially when it can get the patient better outcomes. The study pubished in the Aug 13 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine found that In breast-cancer survivors with lymphedema, slowly progressiv ... Read on »
Weight lifting for women by Kirk .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 6:29pm When I first started losing weight last year I decided that lifting weights was going to be a priority. After only a few months I saw some pretty incredible results. “Beginner’s gains” as they call them. I now know that it doesn’t matter what lifting plan you pick in that stage. Hell, you could just walk into a gym and lose weight for all I k ... Read on »
Do Women Need Different Weight-Lifting Routines Than Men? [November's Great Fitness Experiment!] by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Nov 2010 6:53pm The question you should be asking is not why these men are running nearly naked in the snow but rather why are they wearing swimming caps... Nothing is as mythical in fitness lore as the Protein Shake. Whole websites are devoted to getting the most out your smoothie, entire books of workout-shake recipes have been published, and it's beco ... Read on »
Harbinger 149 Women’s Pro Wash & Dry Weight Lifting Gloves by Krizia MissK Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 04 Apr 2011 10:47am Harbinger 149 Women’s Pro Wash & Dry Weight Lifting Gloves Specifically designed for women, the Harbinger Read on »
Weight Lifting in Women w/Breast-Cancer-Related Lymphedema by BoDPT Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:02pm I recently read a very interesting article that challenged previously held beliefs in the health care industry. I like challenging the norms, especially when it can get the patient better outcomes. The study pubished in the Aug 13 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine found that In breast-cancer survivors with lymphedema, slowly progress ... Read on »
Body weight is NOT directly prop... by Joe S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 12:54pm Body weight is NOT directly proportional to the weights you lift.In fact, if you’ve spent any amount of time hanging around gyms, you may have noticed that the amount of bodyfat a person carries is usually inversely proportional to the amount of weight they lift. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen significantly overweight women goin ... Read on »
Full-body weight lifting program by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:30pm If your exercise plan includes lifting weights three times a week, here's a great workout that's effective on your time and your muscles (don't forget it's 2 seconds up and 2 seconds down): Push-ups (works chest) Do as many push-ups as you can, positioned either on your toes or on your knees. Squats and Rows (works glutes and upper back ... Read on »
Weight Loss-Burn and Lose Fat For Healthy Weight Loss by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:52pm Obesity has become a major health epidemic. Data from a prominent health survey (NHANES) taken in1976-1980 and again in 2003-2004, revealed that obesity rates (defined as being over 30 percent above ideal body weight), have more than doubled for children and adults. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), reports that approximately one-third of ... Read on »