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How can I build up (lean) body mass?

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. ...Read more

Basal Body Temperature (Definition)

Basal body temperature is the taking of the oral temperature first thing in the morning approximately at the same time before even getting out of bed to do anything. Around midcycle or so about 1 to 2 days after ovulation the temperature will rise approximately 0.8 - 1.0° above the baseline. This rise signifies potential ovulation. The actual ovulation usually occurred ...Read more


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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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?

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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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How do you calculate body mass index bmi?

Height and weight: There are any number of bmi calculators available on the internet. ...Read more

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What is a good way to calculate the BMI or body mass index?

What is a good way to calculate the BMI or body mass index?

NHLBI: Try this website: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm. This gives you an accurate BMI based on your height and weight, and gives you the guidelines for normal, underweight, overweight and obese. Just plug in the numbers. ...Read more

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How do you figure out your body mass index without a BMI calculator?

And the formula is:: English formula bmi = ( weight in pounds / ( height in inches x height in inches ) ) x 703 metric formula bmi = ( weight in kilograms / ( height in meters x height in meters ) ). ...Read more

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How can BMI (body mass index) work?

How can BMI (body mass index) work?

Weight:height.: The BMI is simply your weight with respect to your height - an overly simplistic and thereby essentially flawed assessment of your health. It's a bit better when used in combination with body fat measurement. That being said, a high BMI might be associated with diabetes and heart disease amongst other health conditions. ...Read more

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How precise is the body mass index (bmi)?

Download an app: Download an app (pharm calcs) and follow the directions. It is very easy to do. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could BMI (body mass index) work?

Bmi: Bmi is a calculation based on your height and weight. Normal is between 18 and 25, overweight is 25 to 30, obese is 30-40, and morbidly obese is above 40. However, if you are very muscular, your bmi will be higher than normal, even though you are not overweight. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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How do you calculate body mass index bmi?

Height and weight: There are any number of bmi calculators available on the internet. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Body Mass Index (Definition)

Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement based on a person's height and weight, to decide if a person is too heavy or too light for his height. The index is a number that can be in the underweight range, normal range, overweight range, or obese range. Children use different number ranges than adults do, ...Read more


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Foreign Body Removal (Definition)

Foreign bodies can happen just about anywhere: the nose, ears, under the skin, in the eye. They can also be swallowed. Be cautious in attempting to remove foreign bodies yourself. If you can't remove the foreign body safely and easily, make sure to have the object removed ...Read more