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I'm scared I used too much muscle rub?

I'm scared I used too much muscle rub?

You can: Always wash off excess with soap and water. ...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 can I build my muscles without gym? I'm 20 years old

How can I build my muscles without gym? I'm 20 years old

Variable: You can get extremely fit without going to the gym with aerobic and anaerobic workouts with running, cycling, cross fit...Etc. You can also work on physique with variable pushups, pull ups, abdominal work, plyometrics, squats, lunges, climbing and weight room simulation. What are your goals? Sport specific training is key depending on your goals. ...Read more

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I'm a rower, and need to gain muscle weight, what's the best way?

I'm a rower, and need to gain muscle weight, what's the best way?

Muscle gain: It's a simple concept but hard to do. Resistive exercise and protein in diet of 2mg kg of body weight each day. Legs, back, abdomen, and arm exercise against resistance daily. 3 sets of as much weight as you can lift for 12 reps on each exercise. 30 -45 minutes a day is adequate. No easy route except Anabolic steroids that you should not do. ...Read more

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Why am I gaining muscle but losing no fat now that I'm exercising?

Why am I gaining muscle but losing no fat now that I'm exercising?

Diet: As well as type of exercise play a big role in reducing excess fat. Avoid high fat diet and do aerobic exercise as well as weight training to been calories. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 18 and want to start going to gym to gain muscle?

Join a health club.: ..hook up with an AT-C & work 1 on 1, 2 set up a weight lifting program that fits U needs & capabilities. Work hard 1 day rest or cardiovascular the next. If U feel U can proceed on Ur own with the program fine, joining semi private group keeps U going, and on a regular schedule, meet new friends, it's fun. Keep hydrated, adequate protein intake & go at it! ...Read more

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I'm 18 and I'm 145lb I'm trying to pack on muscle what should I do?

I'm 18 and I'm 145lb I'm trying to pack on muscle what should I do?

Dedication: Gaining muscle requires significant dedication. This means you have to stress your muscles, whether it be through resistance training (weight lifting), CrossFit, bootcamp style exercises, or any other form of power training. In addition to exercise, you will need to increase your caloric intake with a focus on protein intake. Aim in the range of 0.7-1gm of protein/lb of body weight, daily. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take a muscle relaxer before working out? I'm prescribed

Depends: It may depend on type of prescription and dose and how long you have been on it. Muscle relaxants can often have a sedative effect and I would not want you to injure yourself during exercise. Please speak your prescribing physician for guidance. ...Read more

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I'm 20, and I want to make some muscles, what should I do? . I'm slim

I'm 20, and I want to make some muscles, what should I do? . I'm slim

Lifestyle change: This is a great idea; you need to push yourself to stick with a program of resistance training in the gym. The key is making friends who support this; some men gain muscle much more easily than others do but every guy can look and feel great putting in around an hour a day. Try protein powder supplements & creatine. Hope you'll choose "natural"; everyone I know who's tried steroids has been sorry. ...Read more

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I'm slightly overweight but want to lift for muscle gains. How to start this?

I'm slightly overweight but want to lift for muscle gains. How to start this?

Go see your doctor: Get checked out by family doc to be sure you're otherwise healthy. Then decide if you need to pay an expensive gym membership or if you'll exercise on your own at home. You don't need expensive equipment to exercise at home either. Check out http://www. Mensfitness. Com/training/build-muscle/15-best-bodyweight-exercises-men & http://www. Menshealth. Com/fitness/body-weight-exercises-youre-doing-wrong ...Read more

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I'm wondering is gym better than swimming to gain more muscles and a strong body?

Weight training: Both can be effective but weight training is usually more effective for your purpose. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you want to gain muscle, do you need to watch what you eat?

I'm just wondering, if you want to gain muscle, do you need to watch what you eat?

Healthy weight gain.: You do need to eat a good amount of calories to support a muscle building exercise regimen, but you want to still eat healthy foods so you don't just gain fat. Lean proteins (one gram per pound of body weight per day), complex carbohydrates and fiber. ...Read more

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I'm professional cyclist, I want to lose some muscle because I wanna be light...how can I do?

I'm professional cyclist, I want to lose some muscle because I wanna be light...how can I do?

Loss muscle?: If you are a professional cyclist----you don't want to loss mucle--just fat----if you maintain high potein diet pref with protein powder suppliments-----avoid the WT gain powder suppliments. If your are top heave in muscle. Decrease the upper body excercises and concentrate on the lower body----your body will do the rest in shifting the body mass ...Read more

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Is 90 minutes of intense exercise a week and 10 minutes of muscle toning enough if that's all you do? (i'm 16)

Depends on goals: It really depends on your goals? What is your goal, to maintain body weight, fitness, lose weight, get fit? Also, what is your daily diet as this plays a role as well. ...Read more

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Sir my weight is less according to my age 19 yrs I m thin please tell me some tip go increase my muscle width....

Sir my weight is less according to my age 19 yrs I m thin please tell me some tip go increase my muscle width....

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, . .. Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, . ... ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I'm a really short 14 year old boy and I want to be jacked. What should I do. I have no muscle.?

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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Do you gain weight where you used to have muscle? I notice that the areas I'm largest are where I used to be most toned.

Fat distribution: Where you will acculumulate fatty tissue depends on a variety of factors: age, sex, genetics. There is no evidence that fat will accululate near area of prior muscle growth. ...Read more

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Does having built some muscle at around let's say 10 years old for example can affect later on a person's height? I'm a guy.

Does having built some muscle at around let's say 10 years old for example can affect later on a person's height? I'm a guy.

Unlikely to matter: Height is determined by an interplay of genetic factors, good nutrition and rest. Whether a kid is building muscle at 10 or not has little or no impact on final height. ...Read more

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I have least muscles on my chest...Even if I'm fat and doing some work out I'm unable to gain muscle on my chest. Please suggest?

Genetics rule: Unfortunately we are all given a genetic MAP for our body we cannot escape. Skeletal muscle cells do not increase in number only size with exercise so your existing muscle gets larger. You should know that many body builders have plastic surgery implants performed to make their muscles look the way they want them to. Exercise, lose weight and see what you look like then, there are no shortcuts. ...Read more

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Need help, I can't tell my kegals are getting stronger. I know I'm doing right muscle but I don't see progress. Any tips please help.

Need help, I can't tell my kegals are getting stronger. I know I'm doing right muscle but I don't see progress. Any tips please help.

Kegel Exercise: Often kegel exercises are done properly but not with enough intensity to notice a change. There is a biofeedback device available called "intone" that can help you develop the appropriate intensity of exercise. You might also want to see a physical therapist who specializes in pelvic floor rehabilitation to help you develop the necessary intensity of therapy to be useful. ...Read more

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I m very thin I want to gain some fat and muscles in my body, I do gym but not regularly please tell me what to eat as I m a vegetarian.

I m very thin I want to gain some fat and muscles in my body, I do gym but not regularly please tell me what to eat as I m a vegetarian.

Diet: Read and follow the china study for a great vegeterean diet that is extremly healthy. Do weight training three times a week and exercise aerobically three to four times a week. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I tailbone has been hurting for more than 2 months now, I'm not sure why. I hurts when I squeeze the muscle around the area. What should I do?

Tailbone pain: By this I assume you are talking about the coccyx. This pain can be bothersome. This may be due to a truamtic event like landing hard on your butt. In these instances if a fracture is ruled out it may simply be a excessively mobile coccyx. There are many treatments from pt, topicals medicants, injections etc... It certainly warrants an evaluation. ...Read more

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What excersises or workouts should I do to gain a little muscle? Also, I feel like I'm really skinny so what should I do or eat to improve that?

What you will do.: The goal is long term. You don't want to burn out psychologically. Generally women do not want too much muscular definition so they use lighter weights & do more repetitions. Do not strain your muscles or tendons. Go easy and pay attention. Do not try to gain weight with diet because you will be trying to lose it for years to come. Weights & walking should bulk you up with healthy diet. ...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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I'm 33 and the past two months my muscles in my back hurt so bad when I wake up in the morning. Throughout the day as well if I've sat to long. Why?

I'm 33 and the past two months my muscles in my back hurt so bad when I wake up in the morning. Throughout the day as well if I've sat to long. Why?

Bad posture: You don't need to do anything. However, poor posture, prolonged sitting and stress are good reasons to cause shoulder and back pain. - do not slouch in front of the computer or bend your head while texting. - take breaks while surfing on internet or posting on health top (j.K.). - do not ignore neck and shoulder problems, call your doctor for the exploration.

See a pain management specialist. ...Read more

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Trying to build and maintain lean muscle. What is the key to keeping lean muscle. I'm 130lbs and 5"7 but can't seem to keep my hard earned muscles?

3 x wk: Workouts 3 times per week should be enough to maintain muscle tone in someone your age. You might use a floor routine like this one which requires no equipment: http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=xuhyfx5l0pg&feature=youtube_gdata_player. ...Read more

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How can I find relief for muscle pains or heaviness? I'm 19 and sometimes standing itself can make my body seem heavy. Are there exercises I can do?

How can I find relief for muscle pains or heaviness? I'm 19 and sometimes standing itself can make my body seem heavy. Are there exercises I can do?

Create Activity Plan: Do you have muscle weakness? The symptoms suggest you need a complete evaluation because although these symptoms may be natural deconditioning or minor strains, your doctor can assess you for other causes of myalgia (such as polymyalgia rheumatica). After this assessment, your doctor can monitor your progress in a tailored exercise regimen that you should start slowly and advance over time. ...Read more

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I was wondering I'm trying to gain muscle but I seem to be hungry heaps what should my diet be like for e.G what are some foods I should eat daily?

I was wondering I'm trying to gain muscle but I seem to be hungry heaps what should my diet be like for e.G what are some foods I should eat daily?

Diet: Follow the mediterranean diet and supplement in between meals with a protein drink which has at least 15 to 20 grams of protein. Have your drink after your workout and do weight training three times a week, make sure to fatigue your muscles, keep your reps to 6 to 8 so you have enough weight to cause muscles to work hard. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm a relatively skinny guy, and have barely any muscle on my body. Do you think it's to late to get built or should I have started when I was young?

Plan it out: Never to late to improve your overall health. Want to add muscle but not give up flexibility and cardiovascular health. Work with your doctor and a certified trainer/nutritionist to design a plan of diet and exercise that allows you to build muscle safely without giving up aerobic fitness and flexibility. Be realistic about time frames to gain and have fun so you stick with it. ...Read more

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I'm 180 lbs, I want 2 get down to 162 lbs, ading as much muscle as I can while losin fat. What's the best way 2 do this in terms of diet and exercise?

I'm 180 lbs, I want 2 get down to 162 lbs, ading as much muscle as I can while losin fat. What's the best way 2 do this in terms of diet and exercise?

To Lose Weight: I admire you for your desire to bring down your weight by 18 pounds.
Ask yourself the reasons to lose weight- Health reasons, Family risk factors of Diabetes, heart disease, High blood pressure. Feeling energetic, feeling good about self image, or to show off to others.
start Balanced diet with1500 calories/day, then decrease intake


Start walking daily 1 mile, then increase distance and pace, . ...Read more