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Doctor insights on: How To Build Muscle As An Ectomorph

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How can I gain ripped muscle as an ectomorph?

How can I gain ripped muscle as an ectomorph?

Depends!: You can get in much better shape. This is what exercise is primarily for. Looks are important but secondary to this goal. Whatever your build, however, it can be much improved by a combination of weight training and cardio activity. However, you must laso lose uncessary weight as well to get "ripped." therefore a diet plan is needed as well. We all have genetic limitations, but you can improve! ...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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How could an ectomorph be able to gain muscle?

How could an ectomorph be able to gain muscle?

Hard gainer: Subscientific term for a light-boned man who gains mass slower than others. Sure you can. To build mass, work the muscle group in question hard. Maximum resistance, 8-10 repetitions per set, three sets, 3-4x/week. Several different types of exercise. Creatine and an electronic muscle stimulator if okay by your physician. Lean protein in diet. Many women like your 'swimmer's build'. Cheers. ...Read more

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What is the best way to gain muscle for an ectomorph?

What is the best way to gain muscle for an ectomorph?

Hit it hard: A light-boned man may be an easy or hard gainer. If you do resistance exercises 3 sets of 10 reps maximum weight 3x/week for each muscle group, you will gain. A slow gainer can enhance benefits using creatine and/or an electronic muscle stimulator if okay with the personal physician. 'ectomorph' is an old subscientific term; you're who you are; build and harden what you have. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I'm hard gainer. I did gym for 6 moths though my muscles blowed out. But the problem is that I am ectomorph.?

What do you suggest if I'm hard gainer. I did gym for 6 moths though my muscles blowed out. But the problem is that I am ectomorph.?

A few tricks: Most women prefer a lean, defined man and many especially like your 'swimmer's build.' Creatine and perhaps an electronic muscle stimualtor will help with mass if that's important to you, but if you got defined, many of the 'big' guys are jealous of you. Eat enough lean protein and keep gymming for the fun & friendships. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm hard gainer. I did gym for 6 moths though my muscles blowed out. But the problem is that what to do if I'm ectomorph.?

What to do if I'm hard gainer. I did gym for 6 moths though my muscles blowed out. But the problem is that what to do if I'm ectomorph.?

Enjoy your body: Most women prefer a lean, defined man and many especially like your 'swimmer's build.' Creatine and perhaps an electronic muscle stimualtor will help with mass if that's important to you, but if you got defined, many of the 'big' guys are jealous of you. Eat enough lean protein and keep gymming for the fun & friendships. ...Read more

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Iam ectomorph iam 5, 9 and iam very thin and I weight 150 can I use steroid to gain muscle and gain weights?

Iam ectomorph iam 5, 9 and iam very thin and I weight 150 can I use steroid to gain muscle and gain weights?

Safe Weight Gain?: Steroids should not be your choice to gain weight. In fact your current Ht to Wt is actually healthy. Any addition weight can be gained through weight lifting combined with increased and correct protein/fat/carb intake. Consider a gym trainer to help guide you in a plan for both. ...Read more

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What is a good way for an ectomorph exercise to lose abdominal fat and to gain muscle mass at the same time?

What is a good way for an ectomorph exercise to lose abdominal fat and to gain muscle mass at the same time?

Weight training: Any vigorous exercise will do; weight training may be more effecive. It is not feasible to target fat loss to a particular area, you will need to reduce your caloric intake while maintaining protein intake of about one gram/kg of body weight. ...Read more

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How can I build muscle at 75?

How can I build muscle at 75?

Yes!: First get clearance from your family physician or geriatrician, then start exercising. There's no day like today to start! You don't need to go to the gym or buy any fancy equipment. Just try a few push ups, squats and a short walk to start. You can also curl & press cans of food and graduate up to gallons of water. Don't forget proper nutrition w/plenty of lean protein, fiber & healthy fats. ...Read more

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How to build muscle but stay lean?

How to build muscle but stay lean?

Multiple factors: diet with additional protein. strength training. Diet balance willl control fat vs. Muscle. Higher protein can help build muscle ...Read more

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What should I take to build muscle?

What should I take to build muscle?

Ideas here: Creatine is a safe and effective supplement to a well-thought-out program of resistance training and adequate protein intake. I hope you'll decide against anabolic steroids; I've known men who've tried them and all were sorry in the long run. Remember most women prefer a lean man with moderate muscle mass to a man who's "huge". Good luck with this project. ...Read more

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How could I build muscle but stay lean?

How could I build muscle but stay lean?

Diet is key: If you decide you're going to eat only when you're physically hungry, and recognize appetite ('mmm, that looks good'; 'i'm going to eat to reward myself / reduce stress') as not a good reason to eat, you'll trim down, especially if you're exercising at the same time. Make friends with and eat with athletes who are farther along than you. Your goal is praiseworthy. ...Read more

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What is the correct way to build muscle?

Exercise: Resistive exercise like lifting weights, doing sit ups, bench press, etc--

if really weak after muscle break down, this is very gradual. ...Read more

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Should I lift weights everyday to build muscle?

Should I lift weights everyday to build muscle?

Three days: Muscle will be built on a three day weight regime proper diet this patient had biceps and still is working out three times a week
www. Thehaguecenter. Com. ...Read more

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What is the best and safest way to build muscle?

What is the best and safest way to build muscle?

Workout 3x/week: I would recommend a gradual increase in your
resistance of not more than 10% at a time
I would work out three times a week with rest days
in between
You could do aerobic exercises on the alternating days
if you like to work on the cardio portion of exercise ...Read more

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What kind of workouts should I do to build muscle?

What kind of workouts should I do to build muscle?

Resistance!: Weight training for both upper and lower extremities, doing anterior and posterior muscle groups, completed by intense cardio (windsprints). There are to many variables and equipment to define a specific program, but weights have an advantage over machines! Get plenty of protein! 2 grams/2.2 lbs of body weight!
alternate muscle groups every other day! ...Read more

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Will creatine help build muscle?

No: Muscle growth is the result of exercise, and hormones, specifically testosterone. ...Read more

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How can I build muscle for baseball?

Certified trainer: Assuming you're in good health, seeing a certified trainer who specializes in baseball could be a good source for improving the muscles involved in that sport. Ask for references from fellow athletes or your coaches. ...Read more

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Could androgel help you build muscle?

Could androgel help you build muscle?

Possible...: But you still have to work out and eat right.
Androgel is a testosterone supplement to give you enough energy/vitality to get to the work out. The rest is up to you. ...Read more

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Will delatestryl help me build muscle?

Delatestryl: You only need products such as delatestryl if your own testosterone levels are low.
In that event your doctor needs to do studies to find out why.

If your testosterone levels are normal DO NOT TAKE DELATESTRYL or other testosterone product.

Many professional athletes have paid the price from testosterone overdose. Don't join them! ...Read more

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How can I lose weight and build muscle?

How can I lose weight and build muscle?

Attitude adjustment: The key is reprogramming your mind, and this comes from making an effort in the real world and taking charge of your thoughts. Hit the gym or join a fitness group. If they see you're trying, the other folks will give you advice, most of which is good (stay away from steroids and fancy supplements; creatinine may be a big help). Eat like an athlete; stay a little bit hungry ; choose sensibly. ...Read more

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How can you build muscle and lose weight?

How can you build muscle and lose weight?

Muscle building: Muscle building will assist with wight loss and is accomplished by repetitive resistance exercise like weight lifting or calisthenics. ...Read more

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After loosing weight how do I build muscle?

Protein & weights: Eat lean protein (palm-sized portion) with complex carb every 3 hr. 80-100oz water/day. Exercise: stamina daily (aerobics), weights vary muscle groups (upper body alternate days from lower body). Use low weights/high reps for long&lean; use high weight/low #reps for bulky/"body builder" muscles. ...Read more

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What kind of HGH can I use to build muscle?

What kind of HGH can I use to build muscle?

HGH: None!
HGH may be good in the short term but dangerous in the long term.

You would be better served, and safer, if you concentrate on your physical activities. ...Read more

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Would calisthenic workouts help build muscle?

Would calisthenic workouts help build muscle?

YES: "bodyweight training" is absolutely beneficial. Look at pictures of 1982 heisman trophy winner herschel walker from the university of georgia who went on to play in the nfl. His entire workout regimen consisted of nothing but calisthenics. Amazing results and very affordable! ...Read more

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What will help me build muscle while I lose weight?

Exercise: Tight work out including weights will hepl increase the muscle mass at the time of diet for weight loss. ...Read more

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What workouts should I do at the gym to build muscle?

What workouts should I do at the gym to build muscle?

In 400 characters: Or more - we can't begin to that subject justice. Consider working out with a personal trainer or consulting with one of the sports medicine specialists on Health Tap Prime. ...Read more

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What should someone do to build muscle as a skinny kid?

Regular exercise: Regular exercise is the best way to build your muscles. Genetics and body build will also influence your muscle mass. You need to exercise all your muscle groups for best results. ...Read more