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How often should i weight train to get the very best benefits?

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Dr. Kyle Dickson answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

3x per week: Lifting weight every other day allows the muscles to heal before stressing them again lifting weight.

Answered 9/25/2013

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Dr. Andrew DeGruccio answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

4-5 days/week: To increase muscle mass, strength training 4-5 days/week with 2 recuperative days is recommended. A diet high in protein should be sufficient nutrition, but if you are not sure about your protein intake, then a protein supplement should help.

Answered 12/9/2013

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