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Sore iliacus muscle (hip flexor muscle)?

Sore iliacus muscle (hip flexor muscle)?

Stretch.: Hip flexors get tight from sitting. A great hip stretch is the yoga pose "warrior 1". Another safe stretch is to lie on your stomach then flex the knee, bringing your heel towards your hip. Otc anti inflammatory meds can help. See an orhopaedist if you experience snapping or clicking in your hip. ...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 to get muscle?

How to get muscle?

Diet ; exercise: More muscle needs a program of weight lifting as well as a balanced diet, ; protein supplements during ur heavy workouts ;on ur light days do cardiovascular exercises, also adequate sleep. C an atc @ a health club and get set up with a program tailored 2 ur needs ; abilities. ...Read more

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How to gain muscle?

How to gain muscle?

Work muscles harder: If muscles are used repeatedly until they tire, but are not injured, then they will grow bigger and stronger! if one does not eat or drink more calories than he uses during exercise, then his body will burn up fat for fuel. However, if he drinks a big orange juice (about 300 calories) while exercising, and exercises away only 200 calories, he will still get chubbier even though he is exercising. ...Read more

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How to gain muscle?

How to gain muscle?

Resistance training: 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. Eat sensibly and moderately with enough lean protein. Anabolic steroids give mass but harm you as a person. ...Read more

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How to gain muscle ?

How to gain muscle
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Work hard: You gain muscle by subjecting your body to a load that it cannot handle, allow appropriate time and rest for your body to accomodate, and provide your body with the appropriate nutrition to support that activity. That translates into hard work in the gym while avoiding overtraining, getting enough sleep, and eating a well balanced diet. There are no safe, legal shortcuts. ...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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Why is muscle denser than fat?

Why is muscle denser than fat?

The compositions: are different. Fat has a density of 0.9 g / ml and muscle has a density of 1.1 g/ml. ...Read more

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Is muscle much heavier than fat?

More dense: Muscle is more dense than fat- this is why fat floats in water, while muscle sinks. ...Read more

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How to get highly defined muscle?

How to get highly defined muscle?

Hard work: You can get highly defined muscles by decreasing your body fat and improving the tone and bulk of your muscles, just be sure not to decrease your body fat too much. Following a well balanced diet that provides enough calorie/protein/nutrients and engaging in a fitness program that involves cardio and resistance exercises will get it done. ...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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What kind of dr deals with muscles?

It depends: On what the muscle problem is. A primary care provider would be a good place to start. Muscle doctors might include rheumatologists, orthopedists, geneticists, endocrinologists, etc. Starting with a pcp should give you a good idea where to go next. ...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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Are there muscles that are not affected?

Are there muscles that are not affected?

Need more info...: In order to answer your post i need more information. Muscles affected by what exactly? ...Read more

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