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How to Avoid Stretch Marks From Weight Lifting

Overview Stretch marks are known medically as "striae." They form in the middle layer of the skin and they are caused from an excessive stretching when weight is gained too quickly. This is often times the case with weight lifting when new muscle i...

Shotput Instructions

Overview The shot put is a sport in which competitors attempt to throw a metal ball, or shot, down a field; the person who throws the shot the farthest wins the event. Because of the weight of the shot, muscle strength is an important factor in det...

How to Prevent Stretch Marks in Weight Lifting

Overview Weight lifting is a great way to build muscle, reduce fat and be at an overall healthy fitness level. However, it does at times come with side effects. One such problem is that some body builders may develop stretch marks over time. Accord...

How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks When Lifting Weights

Overview Stretch marks are streak marks on the skin that appear on the arms, abdomen, thighs and other areas when weight lifting. When muscle growth occurs, the skin expands, leaving these frustrating scars. Over-the-counter treatment is available;...

Stretch Marks and Weight

Overview Stretch marks, medically termed striae, are a concern for many overweight people, pregnant women and weightlifters. There are certain medical conditions and medications that may also result in stretch marks. MedlinePlus advises to seek med...

Will Stretch Marks Go Away If You Stop Lifting Weights?

Overview Stretch marks can occur from increasing muscle mass too quickly. The pink, red and purple lines that are produced often fade to white or gray over time. While stretch marks can also occur for other reasons, the stretching of skin is the ma...

How to Avoid Getting Stretch Marks While Weight Lifting

Overview When you lift weights in such a way that your muscles grow quickly, you may find yourself with stretch marks on your skin. A stretch mark is usually a red, scar-like line caused by the breakdown of collagen in your skin due to stretching....