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Doctor insights on: Muscle Mass

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How can I put on muscle mass?

How can I put on muscle mass?

Eat right, exercise: Building muscle mass requires sufficient protein intake, more than enough to replace what is needed for daily turnover. It also requires the right set of chemical signals (anabolic hormones) and right places asking to build (exercised muscles). There is no one specific formula or answer, but best to enlist a professional or someone who has succeeded - you can find both of them in the gym! ...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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What to eat to gain muscle mass?

What to eat to gain muscle mass?

See below: The rule of thumb is that you need between 1 and 1.5 times your body weight (if you are overweight, then substitute your target body weight) in grams of complete protein. Complete proteins are eggs, meat, fish, cheese and milk. This will work better than incomplete protein, i.e. Soy or plant based. Include more carbs at breakfast and eat healthy fats. Don't skip meals and drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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Coping with Mass Shootings (Checklist)

Get adequate rest, food, sleep
daily
Avoid exposure to trauma cues, including TV images
daily
Seek support from loved ones and peers
daily
Talk about events and feelings only if this feels helpful
weekly
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Best way to add huge muscle mass?

Best way to add huge muscle mass?

Growth program: First with hypertrophy phase using linear periodization, follow by strength training in the form of 5x5. Adequate rest with one muscle group no more than twice a week with at least 3 days rest. Cardiovascular to no more than 15 minutes. Protein intake of 0.75-1.25 grams/kg of body wt. Good diet with complex carbohydrates and adequate essential fats intake. ...Read more

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Treating Muscle Strain (Checklist)

Determine cause, if possible
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Try R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression, elevation)
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Ease back into activity. Don't overdo it!
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Consider physical therapy or range-of-motion massage
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How to gain weight an muscle mass?

How to gain weight an muscle mass?

Good diet,& a good-: Weightlifting program. A health club can hook U up with an AT-C, who can set up a challenging program of weightlifting as well as cardio 4Ur days in between.a protein supplement during & especially after Ur workouts. Have 2 be consistent. 1 on 1 sessions @ 1'st then on Ur own. The program will be set up 2 suit Ur needs & abilities. B careful & read labels on protein sups. Whey protein is a good 1 ...Read more

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How can you best gain muscle mass?

How can you best gain muscle mass?

Resistance training: In men and women, resistance training (lifting weights) will build muscles....More in men than women. Stronger muscles tend to burn more calories that weaker muscles even when you are not using them...That helps reduce fat. Lifting with proper form to the point of momentary failure seems to be the best way to get the muscles to respond. ...Read more

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Healthiest way to gain muscle mass?

Healthiest way to gain muscle mass?

Diet and Exercise: Eat healthy meals, and often. (like 3 meals, 3 snacks, nutrition dense foods) eat enough protein (in grams) every day equal to your body weight in pounds (if you weight 175 pounds, eat 175 grams of protein daily) eat before going to bed. Get enough sleep. And exercise 4 days a week with weights, increasing load each time (progressive overload). ...Read more

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How can I gain muscle mass quickly?

Depends: Exercise is essential to gain muscle mass. Weight training may be better. However, some people are not genetically equipped to add much muscle mass, no matter how much they exercise. Maintain protein intake of about one gram or more/kg of body weight. ...Read more