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I've just started weight training how long till I see significant muscle mass and what foods can I eat and what drinks can I drink?

I've just started weight training how long till I see significant muscle mass and what foods can I eat and what drinks can I drink?

Patience: Building muscle takes time and effort. Depending on your age, fitness level, body composition, etc. You may see a difference within a month, but it will take 3 months or so to build significant mass. In a study of div i football players, they put on about 12 pounds in 3 months. With the increased exercise, you will need extra calories and protein, but if you overdo it, the extra gets stored as fat. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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How can I maintain weight and muscle mass with an alc injury?

How can I maintain weight and muscle mass with an alc injury?

Support muscles: The term for non-surgical treatment for ACL rupture is "conservative management", and it often includes physical therapy and using a knee brace. Lack of an ACL increases the risk of other knee injuries such as a torn meniscus, so sports with cutting and twisting motions are strongly discouraged. Take orally to rebuild muscle mass l-arginine with citruline, glutamine, acetyl carnitine & lipoic acid. ...Read more

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Need tips on how to maintain muscle mass and still lose weight?

Need tips on how to maintain muscle mass and still lose weight?

Nutrition & exercise: Good nutrition including protein. Optimal range of protein intake for an athlete trying to gain muscle is .72-.81 grams per pound per day. If your goal is to maintain muscle, the range is .54-.64 grams per pound per day. Resistance traing(weight lifting). ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can maintain muscle mass?

Use muscles: Unsure exactly what u r asking but the simple answer to maintain the muscle 'mass' that u have is to exercise those muscles(3 times/ wk) and eat a balanced nutritious diet. ...Read more

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How to maintain muscle mass i am 47 year old woman?

How to maintain  muscle mass i  am 47 year old woman?

Weight training: The best method to maintain muscle mass is light weight resistance training three times weekly. Speek to your to doc before starting any excercise program. ...Read more

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What to do to maintain muscle mass while doing triathlon training?

What to do to maintain muscle mass while doing triathlon training?

Tough one: Due to the high level of cardio, you tend to lean out with triathlon. Better to compete this way. You must do exercises to try to maintain muscle mass -- weight training and diet. Squats, deadlifts, benchpress, military press -- have been suggested to keep mass. However, if these are new to you, see a trainer to learn how to do properly. Pushups, pullups, chinups, sprints all will help. ...Read more

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What could you do to maintain your muscle mass while you're resting your dislocated shoulder?

What could you do to maintain your muscle mass while you're resting your dislocated shoulder?

Isometric exercises: If allowed by your dr. Isometric exercises can safely be done to maintain the strength of the shoulder while resting after a shoulder dislocation. If not then therapy after the shoulder as you can help to restore the strength of the shoulder. ...Read more

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Broke my hand! are there exercises that can be done to maintain my upper body muscle mass?

Broke my hand! are there exercises that can be done to maintain my upper body muscle mass?

Broken hand: Obviously you aren't going to be able to do any exercises that require being able to grip something. Try doing exercises that use a strap that can be put around your wrist or elbow to be able to exercise above the elbow. Until you can grip again, your forearm muscles will suffer ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more