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What's the best way to maximise muscle growth and muscle recovery after strength and conditioning training?

What's the best way to maximise muscle growth and muscle recovery after strength and conditioning training?

Protein : Right after working out, for the few hours thereafter, your body is in a period where added protein can be helpful in achieving further growth. I would avoid steroids or products like creatinine kinase which have been associated with kidney injury. ...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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What are good daily exercise routines to build muscle and get generally fit?

What are good daily exercise routines to build muscle and get generally fit?

Varied Ones..: Routines need to be interesting, varied (target all muscle groups, heart and lungs..) and done consistently to create results. There are many routines that fit the bill. I'm a huge fan of exercise "in home" programs, so working out with dvds, saving time and having convenience is appealing and seems to enhance motivation. ...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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How to build muscles and lose weight at the gym?

How to build muscles and lose weight at the gym?

Check this: See: “bulking and cutting - a great way to gain muscle mass” at http://ezinearticles.Com/?Bulking-and-cutting---a-great-way-to-gain-muscle-mass;id=2647475. ...Read more

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Power foods and fruits for abs and increase strength,stamina and muscle size?

Power foods and fruits for abs and increase strength,stamina and muscle size?

Exercise: there are no particular foods which target having well-developed abs. The way to have good abs is through exercise and weight loss. No particular foods make this happen more easily. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I lose weight and build muscle at the same time on extreme protein diet?

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Can I lose weight and build muscle at the same time on extreme protein diet?

Difficult: Don't forget that increased muscle mass also weighs something too. So if you lose fat, but gain muscle, you might not lose much weight over all. ...Read more

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Could i build muscle and lose body weight at the same time?

Could i build muscle and lose body weight at the same time?

Could B a 2 way --: -street as you exercise especially if using weights & machines, you will build up muscle as you burn fat but gaining muscle may make your wt loss a slow process. As people do so, they may not loose the weight as fast but you do loose inches in measurements & look fit & healthy. ...Read more

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Which type of workouts and exercises can I do routinely to lose fat and gain muscle?

Which type of workouts and exercises can I do routinely to lose fat and gain muscle?

Exercise and diet: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Which muscle fibers are involved during aerobic exercise and anaerobic exercise, respectively?

Which muscle fibers are involved during aerobic exercise and anaerobic exercise, respectively?

Muscle use: the same muscles work both aerobic and anerobic. Aerobic exercise uses oxygen and can be performed for long periods, anerobic uses stored energy and can only be performed in short bursts ...Read more

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Which kind of diet supplement helps you lose weight and build 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. Diet alone will not add muscle mass, you need to exercise. ...Read more

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Are rollerblading and biking good cardio workouts for reducing body fat and toning your abs?

Are rollerblading and biking good cardio workouts for reducing body fat and toning your abs?

Yes: Both are both excellent cardiac workouts which will help with weight loss. Both also tone the legs. Good luck! ...Read more

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What's the best workout routine to lose fat and gain muscle at the same time?

What's the best workout routine to lose fat and gain muscle at the same time?

Mass Gain Programs: Strenuous and heavy lifting, increased calorie consumption....With careful attention to "clean eating".., and limited aerobic work for awhile, is required to encourage muscle growth. Tapered calories and increased hydration in the later stages will stimulate fat burning. Have fun! ...Read more

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Is isometric exercise good for muscle building?

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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Can smoking block gaining muscle mass while on an exercise program?

Can smoking block gaining muscle mass while on an exercise program?

Not that I know of: But it does all kinds of other terrible things to you, including increasing the amount of carbon monoxide in your blood, robbing your muscles of needed oxygen during exercise, not to mention increasing your chances of ultimately getting bronchitis, emphysema, heart disease and cancer. Good for you for wanting exercise, now do something even more important for health and life - quit smoking! ...Read more

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Can the height grow after the age of 25 with excercise , stretching, yoga and diet? And also will losing weight make spine slightly taller?

Can the height grow after the age of 25 with excercise , stretching, yoga and diet? And also will losing weight make spine slightly taller?

Sorry, no: Only think that can lengthen your spine and keep you as tall as you can be, consider yoga. Yoga has been shown to lengthen the spine. And it has also been said, you are as old as your spine is flexible. ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more