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Healthy Muscle Mass Percentage For Women
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
Can endomorphs mantain/build miscle on less amounts of calories compared to a mesomorph & an ectomorph?
Cardio exercise: Doing cardio is a great way to lose weight and body fat. Abdominal exercises will also help with losing belly fat. Strength training can help tone your arms and legs and add muscle mass. The other critical component is to eat a healthy diet. Lean protein, fruits, vegetables, and stay well hydrated. Reduce the amount of bread, rice, pasta, tortillas (carbs). ...Read more
Yes: I found the ingredients of this bizarrely-promoted, pricey source of calories. There's no testosterone or other hormone stuff. A few weird ingredients ("inulin from chicory", the blue flowers that grow by the roadside in the summer) are added to nutrients that you could have a lot more fun eating as part of a well-balanced diet. I'm glad you have fitness goals and wish you the best. ...Read more
Male 21 how many eggs can a gymer eat in a day for gaining genuine muscle mass (avoiding all types of meats)?
Balance: Eating needs to be balanced. Consider finding other ways to consume protein such as protein powder daily in a shake, cheese, natural peanut butter, tofu. and nuts. 2-3 eggs on alternate days. Peace and good health. Exercise to help w/muscle mass (push ups and light dumb bells) but remember that the kind of person you are is more important than the size of muscles. ...Read more
21 to 24%: 21 to 24% for women (less for athletes). ...Read more
What are BMI calculators don't calculate muscle mass and bone mass in addition to body fat do they?
Intentional or not: Are you attempting to lose weight? Weight loss with cancer is usually unintentional. Cancer also usually has other signs and symptoms that can include pain (including at rest), no appetite, fever/chills, frequent illnesses, night sweats, organ dysfunction, etc. If concerned about cancer, then a visit to your primary care doctor for a discussion, exam and labs would be wise. ...Read more
> 25% for men: Body fat percentage is total body fat expressed as percentage of total body weight. Cut-off point defining obesity is >25% for men. Body fat percentage=1.2xbmi +0.23xage-5.4-10.8xgender. (gender=o for females and 1 for males). Body mass index (bmi) is the weight in kilograms divided by the height in meters squared to equal the percentage range in which one's bmi should fall. 30 or > is obese. ...Read more
Having low muscle mass, high body fat and kind of men boobs are enough symptoms to take testosterone pills?Even6months of workout did not grow muscle
EStrogen: Your obesity is the problem not the lack of testosterone. You have to be honest with yourself and keep a food diary and change your lifestyle completely. If you are eating more than 1800 calories and if most of your calories are carbohydrates then you will not lose weight and the fat cells will continue to make estrogen. ...Read more
For weight gains and build lean muscles i start serving serious mass weight gainer, is this product has side effects or dangerous?
Be careful : Depends which country you are in. In some countries regulation around these products are a bit loose and cases of safety concerns have occurred. Safest to work with a sports physician or physiotherapist and get specific advice for your individual situation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help please! is beef jerky a healthy source of protein for someone trying to lose fat and build muscle?
No: Preserved meats are never a good idea especially jerky. ...Read more
BMI & ideal weight are quite confusing!I do strength training.I have lots of muscles huge chest n biceps.My BMI is 34.Is bodybuilding bad for health?
BMI.: Technically speaking, BMI does not take into account body composition, only weight with respect to height. Muscle is more dense than fat, so thinner muscular people can have elevated BMIs. Your best bet would be to interpret your BMI along with a concurrent body fat analysis. If BMI is a bit high and body fat is low, then it's likely fine. Remember, it's just a number. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's your take on bmis? I know people who are more lean/muscle and are in the obesity range whereas im skinnyfat & "healthy" despite minimal muscle
BMI & body fat %.: The BMI reflects your weight with respect to your height, but as you suggested does not reflect body composition. People who are very muscular could have a higher BMI that would not be truly reflective of their fitness and health. Combining the BMI with a body fat percentage would greatly increase its accuracy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How many overall calories and protein per day should I consume for building muscle? I'm aiming for maximum muscle gain, I'm skinny now only 100 lbs, 5'6". I read 1g protein per pound of body weight.
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