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Doctor insights on: Average Lean Body Mass For Men

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What is the average lean body mass for a male and female athlete?

What is the average lean body mass for a male and female athlete?

5-20: The leanest athletes are often distance runners. At an elite level male could have a bf of 4.7 and women 14.3.

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What is lean body mass?

What is lean body mass?

Body mass: Body mass index (BMI) is weight over height squared - weight divided by height squared. A BMI of 20-25 is OK. Anything below 20 or above 25 is considered not normal

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How can I build up (lean) body mass?

Several factors: Do you want to know, how, to build muscle without bulk? Start with a healthy balanced diet. Cardiovascular exercise is best if you keep a moderately elevated heart rate over longer time periods. Weight training should use light weights at high repetitions. Some activities lend themselves directly to this goal including some forms of yoga and dance, as well as The Firm exercise series.

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In layman's terms, what exactly is lean body mass?

In layman's terms, what exactly is lean body mass?

Your weight minus fa: This means the fat free weight of your body. In other words how much of your weight is made up of the fat and how much is fat free...Which is mostly made up by muscles and bones.

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How does lean body mass affect the clearance rate of drugs?

How does lean body mass affect the clearance rate of drugs?

Clearance of drugs.: This depends on your muscle and fat and the drug. I would Goolge drug metabolism for a more detialed answer. Also can go to drugs. Com and check how different drugs can affect the metabolism of other drugs.

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What's the most accepted and accurate way to measure lean body mass?

What's the most accepted and accurate way to measure lean body mass?

Weigh under water: Electronic measurement via a bio impedance analyzer is almost as accurate.

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If I gain weight and exercise in between, will I lose the weight I gained or just build lean body mass?

It depends: As you exercise, you build muscle. Muscle weighs more than fat, so you may gain weight but nevertheless be healthier. As you consume more calories than you burn, you gain weight. But if you do not exercise, you will gain fat weight, not muscle weight. What the scale says is not as important as how you feel and how much muscle you have compared to fat.

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What would be a highly effective kind of protein for gaining lean body mass?

What would be a highly effective kind of protein for gaining lean body mass?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans.

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What is the best kind of protein shake for gaining lean body mass?

What is the best kind of protein shake for gaining lean body mass?

WHEY it out: Hydrolysed whey protein is rich in all of the essential and non-essential amino acids, which are the building blocks for all proteins including muscle. It is rich in glutamine and has precursors to produce glutathione, a powerful anti-oxidant in our body. Don't need all the marketing hype. Just pure whey will do.

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Is using machine Pilates as effective as strength training in gaining lean body mass?

Is using machine Pilates as effective as strength training in gaining lean body mass?

I'm not sure: I don't know of any real studies that compare the two methods. Some types of apparatus used in pilates machine classes definitely offer resistance training, as well as stretching and flexibility. It would also depend on how high a resistance or how heavy a weight is used, as well as the number of times (repetitions) the exercise is repeated. Strength training is probably best to build muscle.

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How long will it take to recoup lean body mass loss from GI infection of 1.5 months duration recovered spontaneously?

Depends on how much: You lost. Make sure you know why you got the GI infection so as not to repeat the problem. Eat healthy foods, take probiotics, and exercise. You'll probably be back to normal with in 3 months.

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Can losing a large amount of lean body mass result in feeling sleepy after eating ie poorer controlled blood sugar?

Why u loosing weight: First it need to be determined what is the cause of your weight loss. In general people feeling "slepy" after a meal. It is caused by increased blood flow to the stomach and the GI tract.

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What is the average body mass index (bmi) of women in the us?

What is the average body mass index (bmi) of women in the us?

Overweight: CDC data from 2007 to 2010 reports that adult men in the U.S., on average, have a BMI of 28.6. Adult women have an average BMI of 28.7.

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When body mass index (bmi) is calculated for femails, what is the average?

19-25: A normal BMI is between 19 and 25. Remember, the BMI does not take into account body composition (muscle versus fat) nor lab values (blood sugar, cholesterol) or medical history (high blood pressure).

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Is a body mass index of 36 extreme or has it become average for overweight usa?

Is a body mass index of 36 extreme or has it become average for overweight usa?

Obese: Bmi is a measure of body fat using height and weight; higher bmis are associated with health risks like hypertension, diabetes, and higher risk of cardiovascular events. Normal bmi is 18.5-24.9, overweight 25-29.9, and obese>30. More americans are overweight, so more bmis>30, but these people still face greater health risks than those with bmi 18.5-40. See http://www. Nhlbisupport. Com/bmi/.

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If it doesn t distinguish between lean body weight and fat, why is body mass index so widely used?

Standardization: Body mass index is not a perfect tool to determine obesity, but it does allow for some normalization based on height and is easy to determine. Other methods such as underwater weight or electrical impedance require expensive equipment which is not readily available. Body measurements (waist, hip, neck) have been used but may vary based on the placement of the measuring tape.

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What do you suggest I do to gain more body mass?

What do you suggest I do to gain more body mass?

Eat healthy high: Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, .

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