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What is a good diet to gain weight muscle weight?

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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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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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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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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Please describe a good diet plan and gym plan to lose weight and gain muscle?

Please describe a good diet plan and gym plan to lose weight and gain muscle?

Fat vs fit: You may want to gain weight but not fat. Lean body mass can increase with the combination of increase caloric intake and exercise. Resistance training and weights will help you gain mass. ...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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How to lose weight and gain more muscle?

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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How to lose weight and gain muscular body fast and without dieting?

How to lose weight and gain muscular body fast and without dieting?

Depends: Depends upon you unique genetics. But, in general, get enough lean whey protein to support your weight (resistance) training, decrease sugar and refined carbs. To get the quickest results maybe you should start out with a personal trainer. ...Read more

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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

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What foods can you eat to lose weight and help gain muscle?

What foods can you eat to lose weight and help gain muscle?

Reduce weight: Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise. To gain muscle, you have to exercise and increase your protein intake (probably need at least 70-100 grams of protein daily). ...Read more

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Which diet and foods are good for losing weight and building muscle?

Which diet and foods are good for losing weight and building muscle?

Protein , veggies: Lean protein--chicken, fish, lean beef, and lots of green veggies --that 's the best way to lose weight and build muscle. Drink lots of water. ...Read more

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What foods will help me lose weight and gain muscle?

What foods will help me lose weight and gain muscle?

Protein: Protein increase and monitor carbs, ideally you could use a nutritionist to assist. Some personal trainers are particulary good with targetted diet. It is always helpful to rememberthat diet overall must be balanced. ...Read more

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How to gain weight and build muscle mass?

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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Can I keep and gain muscle on a low calorie diet?

Can  I keep and gain muscle on a low calorie diet?

Probably not: It wold depend on the amount of protein you consume and how much you work out to develop and keep the muscles. Low calorie diets may not supply the anount of carbs, protein and fat you will need to maintain. It would depend on your height and weight and age. I would be very careful, work with a reputable sports trainer, sports medicine doctor and reputable nutritionist. Danger! will robinson! ...Read more

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Want to lose an weight and gain muscle mass?

Want to lose an weight and gain muscle mass?

Mass or strength?: Different! High reps-more mass. Fewer reps at higher intensity-more strength. Burn more calories and cut useless carbs and increase protein intake to 2 grams per KG of body weight. ...Read more

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How to gain weight overall, how I can focus more on strength gain along with weight gain?

How to gain weight overall, how I can focus more on strength gain along with weight gain?

Exercise : Most good gyms should have trainers on board and connect with one of them to design an exercise program for you. ...Read more

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What doctor recommended exercises would good to gain muscle and lose fat?

What doctor recommended exercises would good to gain muscle and lose fat?

Food choices Key: Exercise can help but food choices, LDL vs. Hdl (see NMR particle test), not cholesterol (a fat made by each of our cells, fundamental to survival & our ability to move) are the more important issues. Ancel keys promoted low-fat theory 1953 & nih 1970s promoted cholesterol because cheaper to measure than LDL & hdl. Both are incorrect & misleading. Study: mary enig, nusi.Org, taubes, attia, lustig. ...Read more

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Which the best supplement to burn fat, lose weight and gain muscle fast?

Which the best supplement to burn fat, lose weight and gain muscle fast?

Agree w Dr.Krauser: You will need to really focus on weight training to do this. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...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 is a good diet to have if you wanna lose weight and gain muscle? Any diets ?

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

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Please describe a good diet plan and gym plan to lose weight and gain muscle?

Fat vs fit: You may want to gain weight but not fat. Lean body mass can increase with the combination of increase caloric intake and exercise. Resistance training and weights will help you gain mass. ...Read more

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I started going to the gym what's the best diet for losing weight and gain muscle I don't want very hard diet because I have lots of study and exams ?

I started going to the gym what's the best diet for losing weight and gain muscle I don't want very hard diet because I have lots of study and exams

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Eat healthy!: In general, there's no one guaranteed diet or way to eat. Taking the long view, DASH, Mediterranean & vegetarian diets have all been demonstrated to produce positive health outcomes years down the road. But if you're set on putting on muscle now, plan on consuming upwards of 0.7-1gm/d protein for each pound you weigh: http://goo.gl/srbiHE & http://goo.gl/CdUyxx. Some will advocate 2gm/d. ...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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Please describe a good diet for losing weight and building muscle?

Please describe a good diet for losing weight and building muscle?

Diet and exercise: 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. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more

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Which diet and foods are good for losing weight and building muscle?

Protein , veggies: Lean protein--chicken, fish, lean beef, and lots of green veggies --that 's the best way to lose weight and build muscle. Drink lots of water. ...Read more

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What is a good diet to apply to my life style that will help me gain muscle mass ?

Protein and exercise: High protein diet and exercise is the way to build muscle. Need to talk to your doctor before looking at any high protein supplements or starting new exercise programs. ...Read more

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I have a very high metabolism and no matter my diet I can't gain weight and I don't mean muscle. Are there any products to help me gain fat weight?

Some basics: Fat has the highest density of calories, roughly 2X that of carbs or protein.Consuming products with quality fats like salmon, nuts, lean meats can push weight gain without the negative effects on health.Roughage/fiber products like leafy vegies, salads contain no fat but fill you up.Protein & carbs when consumed in excess will be converted to fat. A visit to a clinical dietitian would be prudent ...Read more

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What is a good diet for gaining muscle mass?

What is a good diet for gaining muscle mass?

Well balanced diet: A well balanced diet with adequate sources of protein will help gain muscle mass. You must take in enough calories and protein. You must also stay hydrated. ...Read more

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What are some good alternatives to steroids, that help alongside diet and exercise to make large muscle gains? Thanks.

What are some good alternatives to steroids, that help alongside diet and exercise to make large muscle gains? Thanks.

Steroids are NOT: An alternative. They are illegal and dangerous. The only way to gain muscle is through exercise. There are no supplements or pills that will help do anything except waste your money. Talk w/a personal trainer; join a gym, but don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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1. Can i use endura mass weight gainer? 2. How can I build my muscle as i have a proper diet then too i am not gaining weight

1. Can i use endura mass weight gainer?
2. How can I build my muscle as i have a proper diet then too i am not gaining weight

Yes and complicated: 1. It is OK to use endura mass gainer, it's a variant of the many different weight gainers available. 2 Building muscle comes from having a proper diet that allows for a a (+) nitrogen balance, hence the need for increased protein(source of nitrogen), stimulating muscle hypertrophy(from exercise) and making sure you have an overall net caloric balance(taking in more than your burn). ...Read more

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I am very slim i want to gain weight through vegetarian diet. How to gain muscles and some fat over body in controllable manner ?

I am very slim i want to gain weight through vegetarian diet. How to gain muscles and some fat over body in controllable manner ?

Eat oils, protien, +: Read labels well. U need some veg with higher fat or use olive oil/other veg oils on salads, beans give u protein as do others, but 2 gain muscle adequate protein intake along with proper diet & an exercise program 2 increase muscle strength as well as mass. Go 2 a health club and get a program fitted 2 ur needs & ability from an at-c. 1 on 1 lessons 4 a while until u feel u can & will do on own. ...Read more

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What is a reasonable amount of weight gain per week after starting weight training program if diet remains same? Muscle weighs more than fat....

Weighs the same: A pound of fat weighs the same as a pound of muscle. Fat is less dense, takes up more space. As you get leaner, clothes tend to get looser, even at the same weight. Add muscle mass to that and clothes may get snug, e.g. Broader shoulders, bigger biceps. Want weight gain? Will need to increase calories in, and/or decrease calories out. ...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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38 male, 130/90 bp and 7 uric acid and 90kg weight. What should be best post workout diet to build muscle yet good kidneys and bp?

38 male, 130/90 bp and 7 uric acid and 90kg weight. What should be best post workout diet to build muscle yet good kidneys and bp?

Less diet: It would do you good to lose weight. You did not say how tall you are, however, unless you are over 6 feet tall, aim for your weight to be below 70 kg. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...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