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Doctor insights on: A List Of Exercises For Muscle Endurance

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How can you gain muscle endurance?

How can you gain muscle endurance?

Muscle endurance: Endurance to activities builds up over time and it can take upto a year to build up. Regular exercises starting from what ever you can tolerate and building it up gradually to a higher level is necessary. Swimming is a great exercise. Start with walking regularly for 30-40 min if possible and then go on to jogging gradually. Being consistent is a must. Good luck ...Read more

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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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What is the best way to increase your energy before a long muscle endurance workout ?

What is the best way to increase your energy before a long muscle endurance workout ?

Carb loading: Many exercise gurus recommend carbohydrate loading before engaging in a prolonged period of intense exercise. ...Read more

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How does hypokalemia affect leg muscle endurance activities like running and swimming? With low potassium can you still build muscle?

How does hypokalemia affect leg muscle endurance activities like running and swimming? With low potassium can you still build muscle?

Muscle cramps: You need proteins to build and maintain muscle, but you need to right balance of fluids and electrolytes to have good muscle function. When your potassium is low, you are more likely to experience muscle cramps and fatigue. ...Read more

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What is the difference in the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance vs muscle strength ?

What is the difference in the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance vs muscle strength ?

Str vs Endur: Strength is looking for maximum output over a short period of time. An example of this would be powerlifting. Endurance would be training for long periods of time usually at a reduced rate. This would be a distance runner. Usually it is best to cross train, or train for both as in doing so you can develop both types of muscle fibers, fast twitch (strength) and slow twitch (endurance). ...Read more

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What is the difference between the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance and muscle strength?

What is the difference between the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance and muscle strength?

Training: Endurance training will usually involve doing cardiovascular training such as running, biking, swimming. Muscle strength training usually uses resistance training or weight based exercise. That said you can do resistance training in a cardiovascular way and vice versa. ...Read more

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How can I build high endurance/strong lean muscle?

How can I build high endurance/strong lean muscle?

Exercise and stretch: This goal requires a combination of healthy eating, aerobic exercise in a moderate heart rate zone, and stretching. An example might be biking or running coupled,with,yoga, Pilates, or a general stretching routine. If you lift, light weights with low repetitions are best. ...Read more

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Do you know where i can find the average muscle strength and endurance for teenage girls?

Do you know where i can find the average muscle strength and endurance for teenage girls?

Need clarification: When you ask about muscle strength, are you referring to weight lifting, chin ups, power generated by a kick - so many muscle groups in your body you need to be specific about what info you are seeking. Same with endurance - for what? Endurance for jogging, swimming, eating cake, blowing bubbles? Again, need more specifics about information you are seeking. ...Read more

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How many reps and sets should I do per muscle when lifting dumbbells at home? I don't want endurance, I want to build muscle up as much as I can.

How many reps and sets should I do per muscle when lifting dumbbells at home? I don't want endurance, I want to build muscle up as much as I can.

6-10: The idea of reps is to work the specific muscle group to exhaustion and then rest it until your strength has returned. If you have a lot of endurance go as long as you can without causing pain, it will take a bit of trial and error. I suggested 6-10 reps per set to avoid pain and muscle injury. The number of sets is the number it takes to avoid painful muscle injury, try it out ! ...Read more

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What's the best way for me to build endurance and muscle mass?

What's the best way for me to build endurance and muscle mass?

Se: In cycling i call it strength endurance workouts. Running..Its up hill. Endurance comes from long distances or time >2 hours with your heart rate less than 80% of max. Strength comes from pushing hard loads, going up hill, short intense type workouts. Contact me for more specific direction... ...Read more