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Muscle Strength Exercise
Give me suggestions about diet plan and exercise to increase my muscle size and strength. I noticed only small development in 6 months of gymming.
See below: Decrease processed carbohydrates, such as bread, pasta, cookies, and so on. Eat well balanced meals, including healthy carbs, fats, and proteins. Drink water. Do weight intensive exercises with your major muscles, working to do each set to exhaustion. One or two sets, six to eight reps each, once or twice a week, so show excellent results in two months. You may not be using heavy enough weights. ...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 do right exercise, enough rest & protein ,I got strength as well. but still my muscle doesn't show literally any reason?
What is the difference in the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance vs muscle strength ?
Str vs Endur: Strength is looking for maximum output over a short period of time. An example of this would be powerlifting. Endurance would be training for long periods of time usually at a reduced rate. This would be a distance runner. Usually it is best to cross train, or train for both as in doing so you can develop both types of muscle fibers, fast twitch (strength) and slow twitch (endurance). ...Read more
What is the difference between the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance and muscle strength?
Training: Endurance training will usually involve doing cardiovascular training such as running, biking, swimming. Muscle strength training usually uses resistance training or weight based exercise. That said you can do resistance training in a cardiovascular way and vice versa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I already have a great exercise routine to gain muscle strength and mass but i don't know what my calorie or protein intake should be to gain weght?
It's Variable: You'll need between 25-40% protein. More than that, your body will either store it as fat or use it for energy. Building mass and bulk requires more calories than your resting metabolic rate + recovery + weight maintenance needs. Add 10-20% to that (it depends on your body fat %), adjust based on your overall progress and you're in the ballpark. ...Read more
Exercise & Nutrition: Resistance exercise ( machines or weights) and proper nutrition are key. Get 2 grams of protein for every 2.2 lbs (kg) of weight! and start working out at least five days per week, at least 30-45m / session. A gym memebership can help, because trainers are frequently available! and they spare you equipment costs! ...Read more
Vary your program: Low weight, low speed, high number of reps - bulk high weight, low speed, low reps = strength low weight, high speed, medium reps = endurance do one pattern one day each week. Don't do any body part two days in a row. ...Read more
Not much: In 2 weeks. If you start back start at @half of what you were doing and work back up. ...Read more
Mayo Clinic: Mayoclinic.Com has a good list of non-impact core exercises under multimedia tab. The slide show and explanation is pretty informative. ...Read more
Hard to say: While it is hard to quantify and measure, common wisdom is that it takes twice as the period of absence to regain the lost fitness/strength due to that absence. ...Read more
If they take muscle tissue out will it grow back or do you loose it as well as some strength forever?
Never grows back: Removed muscle is replaced by scar tissue which does not function as muscle. You can compensate some by building up the remaining muscle. ...Read more
I'm a 5'1 female who is 106 lbs. How long should i excersise to gain muscle in my butt and be toner? And how should i excersise e.g cardio, strength
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more