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Which protein supplements to gain muscle, weight and strength.?

Which protein supplements to gain muscle, weight and strength.?

You need to be on-: -vigous exercise program that includes weight lifting or machines, you need 50gms of protein for maintenance,if you do heavy workouts,you may need a protein supplement,or get more protein in a meal after your workout. You will burn fat in exchange you will gain muscle mass that is heavier than fat. Also you will feel better and look more fit. Sorry only guy pictures. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Will muscle milk help gain weight?

Will muscle milk help gain weight?

Muscle milk.: Muscle milk is good for gaining weight, but if you're increasing your calories please make sure you're exercising as well so that you gain healthier lean muscle weight as opposed to just fat mass. ...Read more

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Can diet sodas cause weight gain?

Can diet sodas cause weight gain?

Yes they do: A perdue university study found that diet sodas may be linked to many health problems from obesity to diabetes to heart disease.One large study found that people who drank artificial sweetened soda were more likely to gain weight and develop metabolic syndrome, diabetes and heart disease.This include drinks containing aspartame, sucralose, and sacharin. ...Read more

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How to lose weight but gain muscle mass?

How to lose weight but gain muscle mass?

Exercise & protein: Any vigorous exercise will do; weight training may be more effecive. To lose weight you will need to reduce your caloric intake while maintaining protein intake of about one gram/kg of body weight and exercise. ...Read more

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Tips on supplements to lose fat and gain muscle mass?

Tips on supplements to lose fat and gain muscle mass?

At your own risk: There really is no substitute for exercise and healthy eating. There are no "miracle" supplements that facilitate this process. Beware of the advertisements. Supplements are not regulated by the fda so there really is no guarantee that the claims are true- or that the product is manufactured according to any kind of standard. Cardiovascular activity is the most efficient was to safely lose fat. ...Read more

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Does whey protein help weight loss or weight gain?

Does whey protein help weight loss or weight gain?

It depends: Whey protein can either help with weight loss or weight gain depending on how you use it. If used as a meal replacement as part of a restricted calorie diet, it helps with weight loss. If used along with heavy weight lifting and a moderate or high calorie, high protein diet, muscle enlargement and weight gain will occur. ...Read more

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How to gain weight and build muscle mass?

Eat well & exercise: That's the best combination combined with perseverance. Adequate protein intake to maintain a positive nitrogen balance is also necessary. There are lots of programs to get you started working with a trainer at a local gym, getting info off the internet or even ask your family doctor. ...Read more

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Will protein bars help me gain weight & muscle?

Will protein bars help me gain weight & muscle?

Weight yes Muscle no: Weight is gained no matter what one eats, as long as it has calories. So, 200 calories of sugar will put on as much weight as 200 cal of protein. However, a good protein bar is more nutritious and a sugary candy bar. The protein bar shouldn't cause a sugar high followed by hunger for more sugar. A person eating healthily is also motivated to work out more (which is the only way to gain muscle). ...Read more

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Best exercise routine to lose fat and gain muscle?

Best exercise routine to lose fat and gain muscle?

Aerobic + resistance: National guidelines recommend 150 min/wk of moderate or 75 min/wk of vigorous activity and resistance exercise twice/wk. If you want to lose weight you'll probably need to exercise more and eat less. Moderate means you can carry on a conversation while exercising and vigorous means you can't. For more info, check out http://www.Cdc.Gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/index.Html. ...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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Can diet pepsi cause weight gain or stop weight loss?

Can diet pepsi cause weight gain or stop weight loss?

Neither: It you eat more than you burn off you will gain weight. If you burn off more than you eat you will lose weight. It's very simple. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. It's just brown, artificially sweetened bubbly water with some caffeine. ...Read more

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What is a good diet to gain weight muscle weight?

Proper exercise&prot: Weight training builds muscle with fewer reps and more resistance faster! however more injuries occur. A 7/4/3. Max rep is ideal. Finally you need one gran per lb of body weight. This is higher if your protein intake is heavily plant protein base because of a lower protein efficiency index. Read my chapter in freddy fu's "sports medicine" on "powerlifting & weightlifting.". ...Read more

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Bodybuilding cause weight gain or loss ??

Bodybuilding cause weight gain or loss ??

That depends: Building muscle increases weight but higher muscle mass can increase metabolic rate. ...Read more

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Best weight loss shakes/protien shakes to lose weight with exercise and healthy eating?

Best weight loss shakes/protien shakes to lose weight with exercise and healthy eating?

There is no best: Weight loss shake as ideally you'd stick to natural unprocessed foods as best as you can. Remember that motility wise, liquids pass through the stomach more quickly than solids and may be less appetite suppressing. Remember in regards to "diet", the best one is the one that you can stick too and control your caloric intake. ...Read more

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Do protein shakes and fat burners really help people lose weight and gain muscle?

Do protein shakes and fat burners really help people lose weight and gain muscle?

Yes, but...: You need to cut carbs, as well as ingest more protein. Fat burners are mostly worthless! ...Read more

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How to lose weight and gain more muscle?

No quick results!: Mentally prepare yourself. This is hard work! high protein intake (1 gr/ 2, 2 lbs of body weight), include low rep resistance activity. Cut carbs, which will be replaced by protein. Keep hydrated. Exercise 5 x /wk alternating muscle groups! you will need two break days to repair and build muscle! ...Read more

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What should I eat to gain muscle mass and gain weight and lose fat?

What should I eat to gain muscle mass and gain weight and lose fat?

Exercise & protein: Any vigorous exercise will do; weight training may be more effecive. To lose fat, you will need to reduce your caloric intake while maintaining protein intake of about one gram o rmore/kg of body weight. ...Read more

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Will eating raisins cause weight gain?

Will eating raisins cause weight gain?

If you eat enough: of ANYTHING with calories....weight gain is possible..Why are you asking ??? Ask question again with more info! Dr Z ...Read more

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Which whey protein supplements will causes muscle gain but does not cause massive weight gain?

Which whey protein supplements will causes muscle gain but does not cause massive weight gain?

All if used right: I don't know of any whey protein powder that causes "massive weight gain." in general, weight gain comes from excessive starches &/or fats. Pure protein like whey does not cause this. But one will not have muscle gain just by eating whey- only by exercising as well! i strongly advise whey from grass-fed cows not given hormones & antibiotics, even better if processed at a low temperature. ...Read more

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Can you advise for making a diet to gain muscle?

Wrong focus: The key to building muscle is hard exercise, especially serious resistance training. Fitness doesn't come off a dinner plate. While doing this, get enough lean protein (more than one gram per day per pound you presently weight is wasted). But the key is grunting and sweating in the gym. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions with making a diet to gain muscle?

Can you give me suggestions with making a diet to gain muscle?

Eat & exercise.: You need to focus your exercise regimen more on weight training than aerobics. Work out with heavier weights and fewer reps per set - around four reps per set. Keep good form with your exercises to minimize chance of injury. As well, make sure you eats lots of food, and focus on complex carbohydrates and lean protein sources. ...Read more

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What is a suggested diet to gain muscle and body mass?

What is a suggested diet to gain muscle and body mass?

High protein: High protein diets help preserve protein. Make sure you take a vitamin supplement and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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Is it generally good to go on a diet to gain muscle mass?

No: If you want to lose weight (fat) so that your physique is more defined, limit calories. If you want to gain muscle mass, do weight based exercise of your arms, trunk and legs. Most women over 30 will begin to lose weight when they gain muscle (like a furnace to burn calories) in a sustainable fashion. It is healthy to maintain a normal weight through diet (plus vitamins) and exercise. ...Read more

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If i run and soccer train but don't lift or do weight training, what can i add to my diet to gain muscle this summer? (Protein powder?)

If i run and soccer train but don't lift or do weight training, what can i add to my diet to gain muscle this summer? (Protein powder?)

Nothing : Muscle is built by working out. Muscle grows by stressing it. If you dont workout, no dietary SUPPLEMENT will "grow" muscle. Supplements are called "Supplements" for a reason. The best plan. Hi protein diet with a 3-4 day/week workout plan involving weights. You have to give your body time to repair itself in between workouts (48 hours or so). ...Read more

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What is a good diet to gain weight muscle weight?

Proper exercise&prot: Weight training builds muscle with fewer reps and more resistance faster! however more injuries occur. A 7/4/3. Max rep is ideal. Finally you need one gran per lb of body weight. This is higher if your protein intake is heavily plant protein base because of a lower protein efficiency index. Read my chapter in freddy fu's "sports medicine" on "powerlifting & weightlifting.". ...Read more

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What would be an ideal endomorph bulking diet to gain lean muscle?

What would be an ideal endomorph bulking diet to gain lean muscle?

Sensible diet: "endomorph" is an old subscientific term for a person who at the present time has notably more bodyfat than most peers. The key to your weight loss is educating yourself about calories and getting into the habit of aerobic fitness and restricting carbs & fats. While building muscle, try for 1 gm/pound of body weight of lean protein. Beyond this, restrict carbs & fats as you are able. Glad for you. ...Read more

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Are high protein diets for muscle gain a myth or do they work?

Are high protein diets for muscle gain a myth or do they work?

No.: Eat at least one gram per 2.2 lbs (1 kg) of body weight as your minimum. The optimal protein requirement is 2 gr/kg of body weight. No benefits accrue after that! after all, muscle is protein. ...Read more

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What is the healthy diet for muscle gain as well it is good for skin? As my age is 25, i want to focus on these both things?

What is the healthy diet for muscle gain as well it is good for skin? As my age is 25, i want to focus on these both things?

Paleo: Consider paleolithic eating. Helpful for a wide variety of medical conditions but also for general health. Very popular with the crossfit community. Check out robbwolf.Com for info. ...Read more

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My son 20 is following a diet for muscle gain. It consists of 2 eggs daily & other dairy as well as fish meat......Aren't too many eggs harmful?

My son 20 is following a diet for muscle gain. It consists of 2 eggs daily & other dairy as well as fish meat......Aren't too many eggs harmful?

Not really: Eggs do have a high amount of fat and cholesterol but are generally thought to have healthy fats and to increase the good cholesterol, the HDL. As long as he does not suffer from high cholesterol or obesity this should not be a problem. ...Read more

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Daily diet plan for muscle gain for the age of 25?

Daily diet plan for muscle gain for the age of 25?

Diet plan: Not all 25 year-olds are the same, so the same diet would not be suited for each. To develop an individualized plan for you, you'd best work with a nutritionist and physical trainer in your own community. Your goals and starting point can be assessed, and a food and exercise plan developed to reach your individual goals. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am bodybuilder of 25. I suffered kidney stone, which was calcium oxelate. It has passed. Please suggest me diet chart for muscle gain & energy?

I am bodybuilder of 25. I  suffered kidney stone,  which was calcium oxelate. It has passed. Please suggest me diet chart for muscle gain & energy?

Find the cause: Try to figure out why you passed the oxalate stone. Stay well-hydrated at all times. Your physician may test you to see whether you absorb calcium too readily through your gut, and perhaps recommend treatment accordingly. Bodybuilders usually have a high-protein, lowish-carb, lowish-fat moderate-calorie diet and your having a stone should not affect this. ...Read more

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I have researched a lot and i didn't find an answer on how to decrease fat and gain muscle.. ? Can anyone help me with a proper diet?

I have researched a lot and i didn't find an answer on how to decrease fat and gain muscle.. ? Can anyone help me with a proper diet?

Jump into it: Reading will only confuse you. Hit the gym hard and impress the gym-rats with your desire to work both resistance and cardio. They will approach and offer you guidance, most of which will be accurate. Creatine and an electronic muscle stimulation unit are the ways to get extra mass; avoid steroids of course & most supplements are a waste. Eat protein, avoid sugary / salty / fatty stuff. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a diet for fat loss and muscle gain?

Can you recommend a diet for fat loss and muscle gain?

Yes: To lose fat, eat less calories than you need. To preserve muscle, be physically active and try to use all muscle groups, large and small. Being active most days of the week, is important to maintain muscle mass, while losing fat. You can be active even 5 minutes a hour, while sitting at a desk job, It can add up at the end of the day to 30 to 40 min of activity. ...Read more

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What is a good diet to have if you wanna lose weight and gain muscle? Any diets ?

Healthy Balanced: Diet that is low in carbs like breads and pastas and cereals and get your carbs from fruits and veggies, eat lots of fruit and chicken. Watch portions. Get and app like fit day.Com that is free and it will tell you how many calories you need and match your exercise so you burn more than you eat. Do weight bearing exercise to gain muscle, cardio to lose weight. ...Read more

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Whats a good diet for me to lose weight and gain muscle i exercise a lot but don't really see big results ?....

Whats a good diet for me to lose weight and gain muscle i exercise a lot but don't really see big results ?....

Paleo diet: The paleo diet is currently quite popular and makes good sense. Please consult your primary care doctor before starting any new diet. http://thepaleodiet.com/. I have no financial interest in this or any other diet site. ...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