A 40-year-old member asked:
The most effective method for building muscle mass?
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 36 years experience
Muscle mass : Resistance exercises. Mid to moderate weights. Many reps and sets stimulate mainly hypertrophy of type 1 endurance fibers. Typically used by "body builders".
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