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... ld woman for example around 40 lb bicep curls, bodyweight used for dips, 80 lbs for dumbbell chest press, 20 lbs each hand for shoulder raises, etc. but my blood pressure stays low so I'm not so sure if strength training really can cause higher blood pressure other than the temporary type of raise during and a bit after lifting. ... (15 replies)
... Does strength training raise blood pressure for a few hours after doing it? ... (15 replies)
... Thanks, I asked my doctor if it was ok to do strength training and he said using light weights doing high reps was ok. ... (15 replies)

... Thanks, I use 20 lb dumbells for biceps curls, 12 lbs for overhead presses, 7 lbs for front and side lateral raises and 6 lbs for triceps kickbacks. I keep it light but I do 25 repetions of each exercise and do 3 sets so I do feel like I am getting a workout using proper form. ... (15 replies)
... Time! High Blood Pressure is caused, in most cases by Metabolic Imbalance, or Metabolic Dysfunction. ... (21 replies)
... less than God, so they blame the patient for the patient's health problems. The doctors tell their patients that it is stress or anxiety that is causing the high blood pressure, and then charge big bucks for having to do very little work. ... (5 replies)
... a few years ago. I lift light weight dumbells just to condition my muscles and stay in shape not to build big bulky muscles.. ... (15 replies)
... I have read that aerobic exericise reduces Blood Pressure more than lifting weights. When I was running I noticed 10 points drop in my Blood Pressure whish I think is very good. ... (15 replies)
... Yes, strength training will temporarily increase your BP, but so will running, playing badminton etc. ... (15 replies)
... and I added more weight on all the other exercises and I had no problem. I kept the reps to no more than 15 on each exercise. I did see a difference and now realize I was using weights that were too light. As long as I am not straining I guess I am ok. I nver hold my breath doing an exercise. ... (15 replies)
... cep curls but need to up it a bit in the shoulder and tricep area. ... (15 replies)
... Ok, I am 18 and have been a vegan for 3 years. ... (2 replies)
Aerobic Exercise
Oct 24, 2005
... My blood pressure is going to be higher while exercising. I told my doctor that I walked and did strength training and he said that was good. I also mentioned strength training and he said it was ok. I only use light weights and high repetions so I am never straining or holding my breath. ... (12 replies)
... but without significant results. Everything depends on which exercises you do I guess. Big difference doing 25lbs for biceps or for squats... Doing light weights and high reps might be better for your BP, but where exercise is concerned, it's pretty useless. ... (15 replies)
... I avoid SQUATS, BENCH PRESSES, DEADLIFTS. I will try adding some weight to the execises I already do and see if it makes a difference. I do modified pushups also. Are those safe to do? ... (15 replies)
... I am just doing it to stay toned up and in shape and not to build big muscles... ... (15 replies)
Help!!!! spikes
Sep 8, 2004
... Muscular strength training is associated with low arterial compliance and high pulse pressure. ... (55 replies)
... s depends upon the amount of time that the blood pressure is up at these unhealthy levels. ... (9 replies)
Aerobic Exercise
Oct 20, 2005
... I keep reading how aerbic exercise can lower blood pressure. I walk everyday for 40 minutes and I do strength training 3 days a week. I do notice that if I check my blood pressure about an hour after walking my pressure does lower. ... (12 replies)
... I have read that if you have high blood pressure and you want to do strength training you should use light weights and high repetions .. ... (6 replies)

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