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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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Please suggest what foods (healthy) should a teenage male eat to gain muscle?

Please suggest what foods (healthy) should a teenage male eat to gain muscle?

Lean protein: When building muscle, try for about one gram of protein / day / pound you weigh. Try to avoid greasy, fatty and salty stuff. Most bodybuilders favor chicken, fish, whey / soy powder and there are some tofu fans also. Otherwise eat to satisfy hunger, do plenty of aerobic exercise for health and definition. I'm glad you're undertaking this adventure and hope it will be a lifelong habit. ...Read more

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What are reasons why women's muscles are not developed as men's muscles could be?

What are reasons why women's muscles are not developed as men's muscles could be?

Says who?: Testosterone, the major male hormone, causes skeletal muscle to add extra sarcomeres / greater contractile mass, if everything else is equal. That being said, a woman who strength-trains will have more mass than many men who don't. There are also more men interested in building mass. Aerobic fitness for muscle less less dependent on hormones. ...Read more

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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 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

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Can old men still build muscles on their bodies?

Can old men still build muscles on their bodies?

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

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31 year old male How to strei strengthen bladder muscles?

31 year old male How to strei strengthen bladder muscles?

See a doctor: The symptoms and medications that you mentioned are atypical for a male and the medications are even more unlikely. ...Read more

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Which is the quickest way for a 13 year old male to gain muscle?

Which is the quickest way for a 13 year old male to gain muscle?

Puberty will help: As a 13 year progresses through puberty more muscle mass will be attained. Give it time. If you want him to work out he should do self weight exercises such as chin ups and push ups. The muscle mass will come. ...Read more

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Are there just some body types on men that just cannot get nicely shaped pectoralis muscles?

Are there just some body types on men that just cannot get nicely shaped pectoralis muscles?

Ectomorph: People with a body type called, "ectomorphic" are skinny and cannot develop a muscular physique. Other body types are mesomorph and endomorph. ...Read more

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Why do people say that it is easier for men to lose weight than women cause men have muscles?

Why do people say that it is easier for men to lose weight than women cause men have muscles?

Muscle burns fat: Men tend to lose weight faster due to muscle energy expenditures. The bigger the muscles the more energy expended. Muscles grow, more energy expended. Women, generally have a harder time adding muscle mass to their bodies, so the energy expenditure is less. Using larger muscle groups and whole body resistance exercises for women will increase energy use and facilitate weight loss. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more