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what happens to the muscles when a weight lifter becomes sedentary

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Balanced diet: Good diet requires a good balanced intake of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. Of the protein component milk protein is co ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
You need to give us : your height, weight to calculate your BMI, and your HgA1C to help you out. We don't have info on your daily calories needed. Sedentary can mean overwe ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Good diet: To lose weight you have to cut down on your fat intake and exercise daily. Eat healthy with ample foods high in protiens which will come from eggs, fi ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Its never too late to start an exercise program. Of course, discuss with your doctor if you have any severe medical conditions such as heart disease. ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Size & strength.: In that scenario, you'd tend to make gains in size and strength, but no definition. Health-wise, cardiovascular exercise, which is effective for fat ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Weight: Same or may even increase
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Strength/resistance: If your goal is to gain weight and build muscle, then strength and resistance exercises are the way to go, but keep up with cardio to maintain your ca ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
8 years experience General Practice
Yes: As long as you don't have any health issues holding you back from lifting weights, this can be a great way to increase your muscle mass. Make sure you ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Your pseudonym: Chocochip may give you away! good diet is the only resource that we have. There is nothing wrong with being slim. You build muscles through exercising ... Read More
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