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Please describe a good diet for losing weight and building muscle?

Please describe a good diet for losing weight and building muscle?

Diet and exercise: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www.Sparkpeople.Com or http://www.Myfitnesspal.Com. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Building muscle for dancing. What is a good training workout routine?

Building muscle for dancing. What is a good training workout routine?

Core body strength: Core body strength, such as pilates and yoga are considered to be key for dancing. Cross training to use all muscles and vary your workout will also prevent muscle burn out or overuse injuries. Remember to listen to your body and pay attention to proper nutrition and also take days off for recovery. ...Read more

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Is isometric exercise good for muscle building?

Is isometric exercise good for muscle building?

Not very good: but... it sure can increase muscle tone. Stimulation of muscle that increases building is controversial and includes: damage from overwork lack of oxygen to muscle from overwork acidity/lactic acid in muscle from overwork hard to do with isometric. Also, not sure if it helps prevent muscle loss with dieting nor if it lowers risk of diabetes. ...Read more

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Please describe a good muscle building protein?

Please describe a good muscle building protein?

Many: Whole grains are a great source of protein, but the one with the highest protein content is quinoa. All beans, lentils, & peas, tofu & soy products, edamame, tvp and tempeh. Nuts, including peanuts, cashews, almonds and walnuts all contain protein, as do seeds like sesame seeds and sunflower seeds. Store-bought meat substitute products & seitan are rich in protein, as are protein shakes. ...Read more

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What's a good workout routine to start building muscles?

What's a good workout routine to start building muscles?

P90X : These are tough routines but highly effective for building muscle. They include resistance training for all muscle groups, aerobic fitness routines, endurance & interval training, yoga and stretching. They are also a lot of fun! hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is a good diet for gaining muscle mass?

What is a good diet for gaining muscle mass?

Well balanced diet: A well balanced diet with adequate sources of protein will help gain muscle mass. You must take in enough calories and protein. You must also stay hydrated. ...Read more

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Could a higher protein diet help me build muscle?

Could a higher protein diet help me build muscle?

Yes, but not much.: You don't actually need a LOT of protein in your diet to build muscle. What you need is a BALANCED diet, including fat and carbs. There is no need to eat large amounts of protein because most of it will be wasted. Follow a balanced diet sheet for your age, sex, and BMI. The most important (and hardest) thing to do is be CONSISTENT with your workouts and healthy diet. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is a good workout routine to build muscle?

What is a good workout routine to build muscle?

Check out Tim Ferris: http://www.fourhourworkweek.com/blog/2007/04/29/from-geek-to-freak-how-i-gained-34-lbs-of-muscle-in-4-weeks/.

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Help me with a good diet to build muscle?

Help me with a good diet to build muscle?

Refer to answer: Good diet is very difficult to come by, but is possible by staying away from gmo food( cereals, juices, fast foods, chicken and turkey, soy and related products). Anything you use to build muscles has long term side effect. As you get older you will lose a lot weight eventually at 50-60 you will look like a grand pop all over. Do it the natural way with no supplement. ...Read more

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What is a good diet plan for abs & lean muscle?

What is a good diet plan for abs & lean muscle?

Habits and attitudes: Eat only to satisfy hunger, and learn to tell it from appetite ('mmm, that looks good'; 'i'm stressed / need a reward so i'll eat'). Avoid all greasy, sugary and salty stuff. Do as much aerobic exercise as you can. Get with fitness-focused friends who are farther along than yourself. ...Read more

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Whats a good workout to gain muscle fast but healthy. Also is creatine good for you?

Lift weights: No shortcuts here. Lift weights and eat more and you will gain muscle. Add more lean protein to your diet. Lift more and lift heavy. Focus on proper form above how much weight you are pushing. ...Read more

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Please describe a good workout routine to cut fat and gain muscle?

Please describe a good workout routine to cut fat and gain muscle?

Mass Gain Programs: Strenuous and heavy lifting, increased calorie consumption....With careful attention to "clean eating".., and limited aerobic work for awhile, is required to encourage muscle growth. Tapered calories and increased hydration in the later stages will stimulate fat burning. Have fun! ...Read more

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Is a high protein diet good for losing weight?

Is a high protein diet good for losing weight?

DEPENDS: What you do with the amount and type of carbs you still need to eat, as well as fats/water/fiber intake. Balance/balance/balance/balance! ...Read more

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Is a high protein diet good for losing weight?

Is a high protein diet good for losing weight?

Yes: Yes, absolutely. Lots of dietary regimens now realize the benefit of the protein diet and low carbohydrates. Gary taubes book why we get fat would be a good place to start..Also, dr. Scott rigdon. The ultimate metabolism diet.. A very informative book... Check with your doctor before you start your weight loss program. ...Read more

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Is a high fiber diet and exercise good for losing weight?

Is a high fiber diet and exercise good for losing weight?

Yes: To lose weight you need to achieve negative caloric balance, i.E, burn more calories that you take in. High fiber diet and exercise should help. ...Read more

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Which kind of diet supplement helps you lose weight and build muscle mass?

Which kind of diet supplement helps you lose weight and build muscle mass?

Exercise & protein: Any vigorous exercise will do; weight training may be more effecive. To lose weight, you will need to reduce your caloric intake while maintaining protein intake of about one gram/kg of body weight. Diet alone will not add muscle mass, you need to exercise. ...Read more

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Im willing to lose weight and build muscle. Will a whey protein shake after a good workout and healthy eating work ?

Im willing to lose weight and build muscle. Will a whey protein shake after a good workout and healthy eating work ?

Whey protein is: fine if it is made from organic or free-range cow milk. If not, it can contain hormones, antibiotics, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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