Is lifting weights very slowly better than at the normal rate?

Answer On One Hand: Increased Speed of Muscle GrowthLifting weights slowly--at a rate of 10 to 14 seconds during contraction--causes the acting muscle to undergo a longer period of constant stress, induci... Read More »

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I've started lifting weights. Yesterday I worked my arms, and today my elbows are very sore. Normal?

Left wrist pain when lifting weights and in normal life?

You can reduce the pain temporarily by applying ice. Avoid lifting heavy weights from your left wrist. You can make it stronger by physiotherapeutic exercises.

Is lifting weights in the morning or the evening better for the spine?

On One Hand: Proper Warm-up Is KeyFamily site cautions weight lifters, including those seeking back and spine benefits to make sure the body is adequately warmed up before lifting weight... Read More »

Can lifting weights give you a 6 pack?

Weight-lifting will definitely help tone and burn any excess fat - depending on how often you do it and how you eat. Working out for an hour a week while living off of pizza probably wouldn't do an... Read More »