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Doctor insights on: Body Building For Men Over 45

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What is the best food to eat in body building man?

What is the best food to eat in body building man?

Healthy diet: Enough protein, and avoid the greasy / sugary / salty stuff. Beyond this, what you like. ...Read more

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Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Can body building help to gain weight?

Yes, it can: 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, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil. ...Read more

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Which one is the best body building food?

Which one is the best body building food?

Healthy diet: Good healthy diet containing all required carbohydrates, fats, more proteins than normal requirement, vitamins & minerals ...Read more

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Can you tell me about body building help to gain weight?

Increase muscle mass: Weight gain associated with body building is related to the increase in muscle mass. With proper training, attention to diet, and diligence you can build quality muscle and gain weight and size. Check online for reputable diet and workout programs. Good luck! ...Read more

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Need a recommend book for clean eating and body building?

Need a recommend book for clean eating and body building?

Several choices: You might need a couple books to cover both topics. Start will checking out "the south beach diet", a good diet and a fun book. Be well. ...Read more

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How will body building affect my health later on in life?

For the better: Everyone I know who's tried Anabolic steroids has been sorry; if you try for super-heavy weights you can hurt your joints; if you become massive, you'll have loose skinfolds if you stop. Otherwise, the bodybuilders I've known have aged remarkably well, having learned good eating & fitness habits. You'll have more muscle fibers even if you stop (muscles have a memory). Encourage you. ...Read more

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What are some body building pills I can take to help buff up?

No shortcuts: If you want to "buff up" you should lift more weights and eat more calories and lean protein to supply the materials your body needs to build more muscle. If you already have a lot of muscle, but not the definition you are seeking, then look at your diet and make changes to decrease body fat. Fads, pills, and supplements are no substitute for doing the work. ...Read more

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Please help! I have scoliose, can I practice body building?

Please help! I have scoliose, can I practice body building?

Scoliosis assessment: Depends on the severity of the problem. See a physical therapist who can advise you on an exercise program. ...Read more

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What is the berfect food for body building?! and how to build my body at home?!

Snsible diet: Plenty of protein, relatively little grease or sugar (folks overeat this stuff), enough variety to ensure sufficient micronutrients, no supplements other than a cheap multivitamin-and-mineral tablet and perhaps cheap protein powder. I have friends who are elite athletes who train in simply home gyms. Glad you're getting into fitness -- doing yourself a huge favor. ...Read more

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From which age can a boy begin doing body building without stopping the growth?

Define body building: The technical aspects of exercise, weight training and nutrition can be pursued when a kid is interested. These should be taught under the supervision of a certified trainer/coach. Power lifting and similar activities should wait until you have reached your final height. This is approximately 18 for most males. ...Read more

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How good to use HGH for body building?

How good to use HGH for body building?

Growth hormone: Growth hormone only helps if growth hormone is low. High levels of growth hormone creates a dangerous condition with obesity, heart and blood glucose problems. It has actually been studied for use in healing injuries and did no better than placebo. ...Read more

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Question about body building? Methandienone ok?

Question about body building? Methandienone ok?

No: It has no established medical use, a questionable safety profile, and any gains in muscle mass are tempoarry until discontinuing the drug. It causes water retention, potassium buildup, and suppression of testosterone, among other things. You don't say if you're in the us, but if you are you know it's banned and is a black market substance. ...Read more

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What suppliments can be used for body building which are not costly?

Protein: For those on cost conscious budgets, a high protein shake supplement is usually a reasonable priced foundation to start with. ...Read more

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Is amway protein good for body building?

Is amway protein good for body building?

Avoid.....: Eat regular food protein. ...that will be safe cheaper and without contamination. ...Read more

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Which supplements I should use for body building?

Which supplements I should use for body building?

Balanced diet: I do not usually recommend supplements for almost any reason. However, a pure whey protein powder can be helpful if you are having difficulty eating enough protein daily for muscle growth. Creating has also been found to be helpful for short burst stamina and performance in young, healthy athletes without kidney issues. ...Read more

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How much protein should I consume for body building?

It depends: That is a question that it difficult to answer. It all depends on what your ultimate goal is. Whether is just to build more muscle mass, become a body building competitor and so forth. Also, it depends on your height, current weight and sometimes gender. Best thing you can do is to meet with a nutritionist and your trainer. They can help you determine your protein needs for your specific goal. ...Read more

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Which is the optimum source of protein for body building?

Which is the optimum source of protein for body building?

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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How to know if I need all these supplements. Body building.?

Multiple Vitamin: A multiple vitamin is ok, bur may not show its effect unless you see a change. Hope so, but doubtful
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I'm playing in gym (body building) my weight is 75 kg and my tall is 183 CM I need to improve my weight (i played about 45 days)?

I'm playing in gym (body building) my weight is 75 kg and my tall is 183 CM I need to improve my weight (i played about 45 days)?

Squats: Squats done in proper form will make you gain fat as it involves multiple joints. If you have not done them before seek a coach or personal trainer's help as it can cause injuries if not done properly. Increase the amount of calories that you consume by adding whey protein shakes and eating a balanced diet with a ratio of 40/40/20 for carb/proteins/fats respectively. ...Read more

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What amount creatine to take a day body building?

Not known & depends: Creatine is a popular supplement among body builders who are trying to add muscle mass. Excessive of creatinine use and muscle mass will put a burden on Kidney. Talk to your PCP & know your health before using a supplementation. Excessive of creatinine use & muscle mass will put a burden on Kidney. If you decide to take it, drink plenty of water (>3 liter/d), check kidney function & CPK regularly ...Read more

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Dr I am 23 and diabetic. Can I do body building?

Dr I am 23 and diabetic. Can I do body building?

Diabetes at 23: Do you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes?
Either way you need to keep excellent control of your blood sugar with diet and exercise.
Please have your doctor refer you to a diabetes educator.
At your age you could be type 1 or type 2. Either one needs careful attention.
Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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I would like advice on upper body building and cardio!?

I would like advice on upper body building and cardio!?

Best 2 join a health: -club & C an AT-C & have a program set up 4 Ur needs &abilities. Do weight training one day then do cardi the next. Do some 1 on 1 sessions so U understand the program, log in Ur reps, weights so U can follow Ur progress. If doing intensive lifting, B sure 2 keep hydrated, as well as protein supplement if needed. Cardi the next day muscles need time 2 recover. ...Read more

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Does Proanagen tablets have any side effects in body building?

Yes: All meds have side effects. You need to research the long term side effects and determine for yourself if it is worth it. If 20 years from now you have some sort of residual effects from this remember this was YOUR choice. ...Read more

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Is it actually true that body building will stop my height growth?

Is it actually true that body building will stop my height growth?

No but. . .: At 41yo, you should've stopped getting taller 2 decades ago. So if you're still growing in height, go see your doc about possible acromegaly or similar disorder. For most teens, exercising should not affect potential adult height. In other words, that's one less excuse to not exercise. ...Read more

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