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Doctor insights on: Muscle Build

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Can I achieve good muscle build up? In 6 weeks?

Can I achieve good muscle build up? In 6 weeks?

Diet & Exercise: What you eat and how you work out are very important to how you gain muscle — concetrate on low number of reps with high weight (obviously consult physician beforehand). Focus on incorporating lean protein to gain bulk/muscle. These are strategies for "growing" larger muscles. Toning is a different approach altogether. Discuss with a good fitness trainer if you are new to working out. ...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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As a teen, is it good to start doing muscle build up?

As a teen, is it good to start doing muscle build up?

Opportunity: Adolescence, and specifically late into puberty begins a window of opportunity for you to build stronger bone and muscle mass. The natural surge in hormones will allow for more gain/effort than earlier. You have the opportunity to put on at least 5 pounds of muscle mass/yr, if not more, without using external sources. Work out under a certified trainer to help avoid injury. ...Read more

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What is the perfect age for starting exercise for muscle build up? I am 16 and height is 170 cm. Is my height is stopped or I will grow. I m indian?

What is the perfect age for starting exercise for muscle build up? I am 16 and height is 170 cm. Is my height is stopped or I will grow. I m indian?

Continuous exercise: Our body actually starts exercising muscle starting at birth. Babies get stronger in their core muscles first, and around 9 months get control over their fingers. Children who continue to stay active will continue to build muscle. In middle school, kids can start lifting light weights with more repetitions. Around high school, the weight can be increased unless joint or ligament pain occurs. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat for muscle build up, esplly after excersing. I walk evryday for 1 hr but haven't lost any pound, my work is hectic too?

Proteins: After exercise drink more fluids and increase your protein intake. Keep a balance diet. Your total weight may not change much with exercise, but probably you are losing fat and building up muscles, hence your total weight stays the same, assuming you do not have other health issues, i. E : hypothyroidism. Important is to lose from your waistline. ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me how often should I workout the same muscle to build muscle mass?

Daily or at least 5 : Daily work out is best; minum is 5 days per week for 30 minutes or more. You should do weights every other day on top of your regular work out. ...Read more

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How to tell if I clench my teeth during sleeping? How long would my jaw be sore? How long for masseter muscle to build up? How to stop clenching?

How to tell if I clench my teeth during sleeping? How long would my jaw be sore? How long for masseter muscle to build up? How to stop clenching?

Clenching: Your own dentist can examine you personally for signs of bruxism such as wear of teeth and abfraction. Soreness of jaw, muscles, joint varies. Your own dentist can examine your occlusion (bite) and advise you steps necessary to reduce bruxism and damage caused from it. Reduce your stress (easier said than done) will tend to reduce clenching and grinding harmful habits. ...Read more

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How can one build muscle?

How can one build muscle?

Increase muscle work: You can build muscle by lifting heavy objects or weights. Try to do at least 8-10 reps odf the repetive lifting. This muscle work will cause microtears that will build muscle. Supplement your muscle work with essential Amino Acids to build strong muscle. ...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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What can I do to build muscle?

What can I do to build muscle?

Resistance: Muscle will naturally bulk if you work it daily to its maximum capacity (3x/week, three sets of ten reps of your maximum). Some men build muscle much more readily than others, but whatever's natural foryou will look great. Losing bodyfat dieting and doing cardio will show off the muscles you have ("ripped"); most women prefer a lean man with good but not enormous muscles. ...Read more

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How do you build muscle quickly?

How do you build muscle quickly?

Can't: Takes time. Weight training and increasing protein intake are the only ways to do it. slow process. ...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 is a good way to build muscle?

What is a good way to build muscle?

MANY: Eat lots of proteins..... Work out at least 3 times a week..... Don't go crazy but make a life style change.... A bit at a time..... Most important is sustaining good habits rather than changing all together temperoary.... ...Read more

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Can I build muscle with cardio only?

Can I build muscle with cardio only?

Not much: In order to really build muscle, you need to add some strength training as well as cardio exercise. ...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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How can I build muscle witk elite test?

Actually: Recommend discussing use of testosterone supplements such as Test Boost Elite with your primary care provider -as some do not deliver what they promise. ...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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How can I build muscle at the age of 15?

How can I build muscle at the age of 15?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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How to build muscle with cardio exercise?

How to build muscle with cardio exercise?

Tricky: You will build a degree of muscle strength and some size with cardio exercise in general. But if you want to build muscle mass, that won't be sufficient. To do this, the best way is to lift progressively heavier weights at ths gym, using appropriate lifting days and rest days as well as nutrition to optimize muscle growth. ...Read more

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Help me with a good diet to build muscle?

Help me with a good diet to build muscle?

Refer to answer: Good diet is very difficult to come by, but is possible by staying away from gmo food(cereals, juices, fast foods, chicken and turkey, soy and related products). Anything you use to build muscles has long term side effect. As you get older you will lose a lot weight eventually at 50-60 you will look like a grand pop all over. Do it the natural way with no supplement. ...Read more

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What's the quickest way to build muscle?

What's the quickest way to build muscle?

Strength training: Muscle exercise with resistance either in the form of weights or resistance from elastic bands or springs will build muscle. Make certain to exercise all major muscle groups and start slowly at first. Ensure adequate dietary protein and include isometric and isotonic exercise. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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The Best way to build muscle? What should I do?

The Best way to build muscle? What should I do?

Exercise : The Best way to build muscle is to exercise muscles, best coordinated by a certified trainer who can guide you on a weight training program specific for your body. A certified nutritionist (dietician) can assist u in a proper diet that will provide the 'right' calories u need to maintain your weight lifting (and cardio) program. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What to do to gain weight and build muscle?

What to do to gain weight and build muscle?

Your pseudonym: Chocochip may give you away! Good diet is the only resource that we have. There is nothing wrong with being slim. You build muscles through exercising them by weight lifting. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to build muscle?

What is the most effective way to build muscle?

Resistence training: To build muscle, one must challenge the muscle to the point of failure. This will cause change in the muscle anatomy to enlarge and increase strength. For instance if you want to build stronger biceps, 1-3 sets of arm curls 2-3 times per week. The number of repetitions should be such that you cannot complete the last repetition. Yoga and pilates do not bulk you up but increase muscle endurance. ...Read more

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What can I do to shed fat, & then build muscle?

What can I do to shed fat, & then build muscle?

Simple recipe.: Diet and exercise simultaneously. You will need weight training/lifting to not lose muscle while losing weight, and you will need adequate protein, 1gr/2.2 lbs of body weight/day. You can run a calorie deficit or low carb it if you are an apple. In either case avoid useless calories, ie. Starch and sugar. ...Read more

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