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Men (Definition)

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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I am 28 years old man with 70 kg weight. I want to use steroids for bodybuilding?

I am 28 years old man with 70 kg weight. I want to use steroids for bodybuilding?

bad idea: Steroids have many horrible side effects. Some of these include shrinkage of the testicles. Also, you will ultimately get weaker when stopping the steroids. Stay away from steroids. Eat lots of protein and work hard. You'll get results. ...Read more

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28yo man. 164cm, 85 kg. I do gym 3times a week (bodybuilding).Why I have a problem with my heart when suddenly trying to do easy stuff as stand up?

28yo man. 164cm, 85 kg. I do gym 3times a week (bodybuilding).Why I have a problem with my heart when suddenly trying to do easy stuff as stand up?

What heart poblem: Need more details to help with an answer..Do you feel like heart racing fast, or do you feel like dizzy when you suddenly get up and stand from sitting or lying position which we call as orthostatic hypotension . Do feel short of breath, nauseous,sweaty after exercising or feel like blacking out . If you have these need to get examined by your PCP ,for reassurance as well as to r/o heart issues. ...Read more

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Is bodybuilding healthy?

Is bodybuilding healthy?

Keep it natural.: Weight training and cardiovascular exercise are parts of a long term strategy for a healthy lifestyle. That being said, the bodybuilding world is generally filled with use of performance enhancing drugs which should be avoided. Those are not healthy. ...Read more

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What is a good bodybuilding diet?

What is a good bodybuilding diet?

Diet: Talked to a trained dietician. Athletes have different way of eating depending if they are trainning, competting, and depending the sport you do. Professional athletes tend to ingest more calories per day due to the intense training and metabolism. ...Read more

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Are there any OTC bodybuilding pills?

Are there any OTC bodybuilding pills?

No!: It takes dedication & time & hard work, proper diet, adequate protein intake. Also it is good 2 have a coach trained in body building. ...Read more

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What foods for bodybuilding actually work?

Protein!: Protein, coupled with lots of water, fruits/vegetables are key to your physique. Eat several meals a day as well, not just bfast, lunch and dinner and don't skip meals. Also, eat something or do a power bar/drink right before exercise. ...Read more

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What does be good bodybuilding diet for me?

What does be good bodybuilding diet for me?

Eat Protein: Eat a healthy diet and add protein to maximize muscle growth potential. Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www.Sparkpeople.Com or http://www.Myfitnesspal.Com. ...Read more

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At an age of 42, can I practise bodybuilding?

At an age of 42, can I practise bodybuilding?

Go for it: Whether you want to compete, or just have fun, feel good and look great, it may be a great new way of life for you. Ten years from now, you could be Photo Guy. I do urge you to opt for natural bodybuilding -- it's safe, healthy, wholesome, and most women prefer a naturally-fit man. ...Read more

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Please describe a good, cheap bodybuilding diet?

Please describe a good, cheap bodybuilding diet?

Eat Protein: Eat a healthy diet and add protein to maximize muscle growth potential. Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www.Sparkpeople.Com or http://www.Myfitnesspal.Com. ...Read more

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Which bodybuilding exercises should beginners do?

Which bodybuilding exercises should beginners do?

Build a great base: Bodybuilding can be a fun pursuit, and lean body mass is an important feature of optimal health. Your first "lifts" can exclude any plates, dumbells or machines. Build a strong base by establishing core strength and breathing technique. Planks, birddogs, wall squats, split squats, push ups, crunches and leglifts are just a few. Core strength will support proper technique and great results. ...Read more

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Is there an ultimate diet for female bodybuilding?

High protein plus: You need to calculate your baseline needs based on height, weight, etc. And calculate how many additional calories you are burning with your training. You still need to maintain balance with carbs and some fat for your brain & internal organs. ...Read more

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Tips for someone who wants to get into bodybuilding?

Tips for someone who wants to get into bodybuilding?

Be sure: To start with someone who is in the profession whether it be a personal trainer or bodybuilder. This will ensure you are performing your exercises with proper technique and hopefully decrease the chance of injury. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Please recommend the best healthy bodybuilding foods?

Please recommend the best healthy bodybuilding foods?

Lean protein: In whatever form you like -- lean cuts of beef, chicken, fish, egg white, tofu. You'll get the 1 gram / day / pound that you weigh that's sufficient for even the most ambitious person putting on muscle, without the extra carb / fat calories to rob you of definition. ...Read more

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What is some good advice for bodybuilding and losing fat?

What is some good advice for bodybuilding and losing fat?

Fat loss: The best way to lose fat is to decrease your carbohydrate consumption and eat more fat. I encourage you to read the book "why we get fat" by gary taubes and read peter attia's blog eatingacademy.Com. ...Read more

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Weight Training (Definition)

This is an exercise program focusing on strength training via use of resistance. The weights used can be barbells, dumb bells, track machines with ...Read more


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