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Doctor insights on: Best Supplements For Building Muscle

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What's the best supplement to take for building muscle?

What's the best supplement to take for building muscle?

Creatine: It's safe and it works if you are doing resistance training and eating plenty of protein. I hope you will not try Anabolic steroids -- though they work, most users who are not members of the extreme bodybuilding culture are very sorry in the long run. The others are probably ineffective. ...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


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Are creatine and proteinn suppliments helpful really for muscle building and stamina?

Are  creatine and proteinn suppliments helpful really for muscle building and stamina?

Maybe: To grow muscle mass you need adequate total balanced calories to maintain and promote growth. Protein is critical for muscle cell growth so you need on average 1 to 1.5 grams of protein per pound of body weight daily. Creatine may help a little with energy but mostly in people with medic al problems like parkinson's disease. Healthy people do not need creatine. ...Read more

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Help please! is creatine any good for building muscle?

Help please! is creatine any good for building muscle?

Use appropriately : Creatine is naturally found in the body and is important in the process of supplying the energy for muscles to work.When used appropriately, can be helpful in refueling the muscle immediately after a work out.However, one of the side effects is drawing water into the muscle tissue and out of circulation basically causing a relative dehydration.Muscle cramping, stomach cramping and nausea can occur. ...Read more

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Which weight loss and muscle building supplements work best?

Which weight loss and muscle building supplements work best?

Eat naturally: Supplements are more of gimmicks. You can get good nutrious elements from our diet provided they are healthful. Reduce your fat intake by cutting on full fat dairy and red meats. You can get good amounts of proteins from eggs, soy products(like toffu), fish, low fat milk and nonfat yogurt. Eat ample amounts of nuts and seeds as a source of proteins and good fats. ...Read more

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What are the best weight loss and muscle building supplements available?

What are the best weight loss and muscle building supplements available?

None: There are no supplements that have been truly proven to promote weight loss or muscle strength, no matter what they claim in their advertising or label. None of these supplements are regulated by the fda, so none have randomized studies that prove that they work. To lose weight you need to burn more calories than you take in. There is no way around that law of physics. ...Read more

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Would creatine be helpful for vegetarians.for building muscle in the gym.

Creatiine: May be helpful but with out properly managing it and fluids you could develop renal issues. Just in cease calories and protein with workout ...Read more

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What is the best diet for building stronger muscles?

Stronger muscles: The best diet is for building muscles is one high in protein: 2-3 grams per lb. That being said you need to exercise with progressive resistance weights. I recommend increasing the weight for each set. I also think it is best to work out two body parts in your workout session: ex: chest and triceps. Also it is best to eat about 5 meals a day. I have an apple or a protein shake between meals. ...Read more

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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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Help docs, is heavy lifting good for building muscle mass?

Help docs, is heavy lifting good for building muscle mass?

Bodyweight Exercise: Resistance training has been shown to be able to add muscle mass at any age. It depends upon one's goals, but in our office we tend to see more body builders who lift heavily have increased joint pain and arthritis. Maintain hydration, proper nutrition, and chiropractic, acupuncture and massage may be beneficial. ...Read more

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What are the best testosterone pills for muscle building?

What are the best testosterone pills for muscle building?

Muscle building: NONE! There are many well known athletes who have been in trouble because of excessive use of testosterone and other products. Have your doctor measure your testosterone and if it is low further evaluation and treatment is needed. If it is not low do not take any testosterone! ...Read more

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How do deca-durabolin, testosterone, creatine, protein supplements, and eating more help with muscle building?

How do deca-durabolin, testosterone, creatine, protein supplements, and eating more help with muscle building?

By stimulation: Anabolic steroids can stimulate the creation of muscle fibers when associated with diet and exercise. This would be an off label and probably illegal use of a controlled substance. ...Read more

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Which body building supplements should I take to lose weight and build muscle?

Which body building supplements should I take to lose weight and build muscle?

Good diet: To lose weight you have to cut down on your fat intake and exercise daily. Eat healthy with ample foods high in protiens which will come from eggs, fish , soy products(like tofu) nuts and low fat dairy. ...Read more

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Please describe a good supplement for muscle building?

Please describe a good supplement for muscle building?

NONE: There is a serious safety/risk issue with any of the supplements out there. Some data supports creatine as helpful with potential serious renal/kidney side effects. Generally nothing else has been shown to even help. ...Read more

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What supplements best help exercise with building muscle mass while not increasing testosterone? Or preferably decreasing testosterone.

What supplements best help exercise with building muscle mass while not increasing testosterone? Or preferably decreasing testosterone.

You can help build: Muscle w/protein and burn fat w/exercise. Exercise will also help you to build muscle because we tear muscle fibers apart when exercising and when the grow back together they create more muscle mass. Peace and good health. Please ask another question and clarify why you would like to decrease testosterone. ...Read more

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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more