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Identify The Major Surface Muscles Located In The Body
One of the major pain killers masks pain in a muscle or joint so that the body does not respond to the injury. Which pain killer does this?
It could be many: Narcotic painkillers such as morphine or oxycodone would be most likely to do this, but any painkiller might do this to some extent. One could not select a painkiller where this would not be a concern. You make a good point. .. using pain killers, in general, masks the body's important response to injury. ...Read more
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
I am having major muscle seizures at the end of the day, usually after I am in bed and trying to sleep. It is like my whole body is twitching.
Cramp vs. Twitch:
A number of abnormal sensations can arise from muscles including cramping (usually painful), twitching (feels like vibration), and focal rippling like movements.
When this occurs all over the body, it may also be what is called myoclonus, or brief, rapid jerking movements. These can occur at the onset of sleep. ...Read more
Maybe: The Genioglossus M.Styloglossus M.Palatoglossus M.Hyoglossus M, Superior longitudinal M.Inferior longitudinal M.Transverse M.Vertical M. -because they operate the tongue. Words are power!! Ability to verbally express one's self is STRENGTH. ...Read more
Massage it: To help get rid of the acute pain. Make sure you are well hydrated. Maybe eat a banana and or take magnesium supplements as they may be brought about by vitamin deficiency. If you are on cholesterol lowering medications these can be a cause as well and you should inform your doctor. ...Read more
Exercise & Diet: The answer is simple, but reaching the goal is not necessarily easy. Exercise--at least 20 minutes of moderate cardiovascular activity every other day--and a balanced diet based on your weight and gender are critical. No lasting solutions have been discovered/invented. That is, unfortunately, there's no "get rich quick" or magic exercise. Simply work hard and be safe and persistent. ...Read more
Appropriate Diet: Two secrets to memorize: first when you eat your diet should consist of 60% of the calories from proteins. And second, your exercise should be moderate (heart rate not higher than 150) for most of the days you exercise. If you burn too fast you burn muscles and protein when you want to burn carbs/fats. ...Read more
Liposuction: For people that are in good shape but have body fat in problem areas, liposuction is the thing for you. This is not a weight loss procedure but works well for the lower abdominal pooch, saddle bags, inner thighs, mens chests, or muffin top. This is done in the office under tumescent anesthesia or local with some sedation. We use laser as well and have great results. ...Read more
Yes.: Primarily legs and buttocks!Get a more detailed answer ›
Eat protein: Exercise on an empty stomach, and get a trainer to help build any particular muscles you wish to build. ...Read more
Cha cha: Yow. A good question. You have to have good strong legs but strong back muscles is also required. ...Read more
Muscle development: Beside exercise, providing adequate building blocks for muscle growth and repair is needed; those building blocks include (lean) proteins, peptides (smaller proteins), & Amino Acids (fundamental building blocks of proteins), all available in a healthful diet that includes all food groups. Injecting Anabolic steroids are not the answer. ...Read more
No such thing!: Your body build is genetically controlled. You can gain muscle with a good rounded program. Start with 1 on 1's with an AT-C & get a program set up for your goals & abilities. If beginning don't try to go from 0-60, but start slowly find your ability & go from there, listen to your body it tells you when you're doing 2 much 2 fast. Always a day off between heavy lifting, do some cardio. ...Read more
Muscle: We recommend limiting carbs and increasing protein in your diet. A good way to do this is to drink protein shakes. I use whey protein powder with almond milk and add frozen strawberries and a little peanut butter, blend, and....A nice smoothie. Weight lifting and good cardio are also critical but diet is the key. Don't put anything in your mouth your body doesn't "need". ...Read more
Diet ; lift weights: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk food. Avoid sugars and simple carbs. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more
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
False: "the bigger the muscles in the body, the more work your body has to do", is incorrect as they need less work, . ...Read more
Musculoskeletal: Probably musculoskeletal in nature. Overuse that side of body? ...Read more
Do you think I should do to shed the out-layer of fat and still gain some good muscle to get a sculpted body?
Nutrition & exercise: Eating healthy & exercising regularly is best way to shed fat & build muscle. Mediterranean diet has been shown to have many benefits in lowering risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, etc. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/mediterranean-diet/art-20047801. Then check out http://workouts. Menshealth. Com/ for ideas on exercise. ...Read more
I want to know what is the benefit that the complex B (injection) can give to my body, especially with regard to the muscles.
Many: All vitamins B are very useful for our body, but there are not for developing muscle ...Read more
I've heard that you can over-exercise and it will start eating the muscle. Does that happen if you've burnt all your body fat?
I have very strong muscles spasms throughout my body. I haven't worked out in about a month. Could that be what's resulting the spasms?
Could be: Are you sure they are actually muscle spasms as opposed to simply aching muscles due to excess physical exertion secondary to deconditioning? ...Read more
A full body workout 3 times a week vs 2-3 muscles a day 4 times a week? Please note that in splits I will do more exercises for each muscle.
Each person is different in their need for and ability to change with exercise. It depends on how hard you work those muscles once a week, or if you work all your muscles moderately 3 times a week.
If you work each muscle really hard once a week, it will probably produce more lasting results. ...Read more
Being an endomoroph allows me to build muscle quite easily, will I build muscle by doing just 2 full body workouts per week, if so, at what rate?
Work with trainer: This is a question for a trainer -- one who gets to know how your body responds to different types of workouts. You can find good trainers in many gyms. I suggest selecting one, explaining your goals, and seeing how s/he can help you. ...Read more
I train to build or hold on to muscle+loose body fat I lost lot of weight can't shift stubborn back and ab fat would it be safe to take lcarnitine?
22yrs old 5'7 170lbs. Have alot of fat over my muscles/body cause I was fat as a kid. What kinda exercises & diet should I do to get a more cut body.
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What percentage of the body may be muscle in an normal weight/height 25 year old male (I know it differs from person to person but give me an estimate?
What, You A Cannibal?: Quote: "The normal muscle mass percentage on the body weight lies between 38% and 54% for men and between 28% and 39% for women depending on age and physical activity level."I don't find that very helpful. I'd want to know % Body fat, BMI and especially how I look and feel: Lean and mean or soft around the edges? Well-defined muscles or hidden in a layer of fat? Energetic and enthusiastic or blah? ...Read more
Yes: It's never too late to enlarge what muscle a person currently has. However the extent depends on how much the muscle has atrophied and what the quality of the muscle tissue is like. When muscle is not used for about 3 or more years fat starts to infiltrate it and this is an irreversible process. Atrophied muscle without fatty infiltration has a better chance of building up. ...Read more
Cytokines: When the immune system reacts to infection (and sometimes to other illnesses), immune cells release chemicals called cytokines. Common cytokines include interferons, interleukins, and others. These cause many of the symptoms of infection: fever, muscle aching, loss of appitite, sleepiness, etc. The main symptoms can vary a lot between infections or from one person to another with same cold. ...Read more
Stretch: There's really only one answer to your question and that is to stretch. But not sporadically nor in a dynamic fashion by bouncing up & down but rather regularly in a static fashion whereby you hold your stretch as long as you can then relax & repeat. But don't bounce! We used to recommend stretching before activities but now we tend to recommend stretching warm, not cold, muscles, so after activit ...Read more
Fat on muscles: Adipose tissue (fat) is generally beneath the skin and subcutaneous tissue and and " above" the muscles. ...Read more
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