muscle tone

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Noun1.muscle tone - normal tonicity of the muscles; "exercise improves muscle tone"
tonicity, tonus, tone - the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli; "the doctor tested my tonicity"
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The next step is to release any excess muscle tension in the lower back.
Results: With this prescription of sets and reps, you will maximize your potential to increase in muscle size and muscle strength as well as strengthen connective tissue, increase muscle tension and tone.
In the Jacobson technique, 50 sessions can be used in an effort to reach the successful outcome of muscle tension and relaxation of specific muscle groups.
The increased heart rate, blood pressure, blood sugar levels, muscle tension, anger, and anxiety are designed to quickly dissipate after an immediate physical threat is over.
Common signs and symptoms of anxiety include muscle tension, trembling, fast heartbeat, fast or troubled breathing, dizziness or impaired concentration, palpitations, sweating, fatigue, irritability, and sleep disturbances.
Symptoms include diarrhoea, difficulty controlling worry, excessive sweating, light-headedness, muscle tension, palpitations and trouble sleeping.
Stretch: Stress causes muscle tension, so have a good stretch and feel your body relax.
I have on occasional headache and some muscle tension sometimes, but I just thought it was a part of getting older.
In our modern world, scientific research has shown that therapeutic massage provides not only relaxation, but also improved circulation of blood and lymph, improved skin tone, relief from headaches and back pain caused by muscle tension, and improved immune system activity.
Sufferers of major depression tend to have all or most of the following symptoms and may even experience chronic physical symptoms such as headaches, stomachaches, and muscle tension.
The AM/PM Perimenopause formula contains black cohosh for natural hormonal support and relief of occasional hot flashes and mood swings and to offset hormonal fluctuations that can result in occasional night sweats; green tea for breast health, energy and weight management; chaste berry for natural progesterone balance and relief of menstrual symptoms; rhodiola for concentration, mental alertness and endurance; valerian and hops for relaxation and deep sleep and L-theanine to alleviate nighttime muscle tension and promote restful sleep.
MDMA can also cause physical difficulties, such as faintness, nausea, muscle tension, blurred vision, involuntary teeth clenching, and chills or sweating.