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Natural Herbs For Muscle Growth
Hormones: Testosterone and growth hormones are natural medicines that enhance muscle growth. Alpha lipoic acid and resveratrol may help to increase lean body mass. However the best ways to increase muscle mass is to increase calorie intake beyond what you burn in a day, eat about a gram of protein per pound of body weight daily and regular resistance exercise. ...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
Going to do special exercises to boosts muscle growth will muscle growth and bone density come back naturally as I start to eat more?
If protein build new muscles cells then what do natural carbs cause directly to the muscles? Do carbs have any postive effect for muscle growth?
Wake UP numilaugher!: "Natural" is nonsense. Malaria, Ebola, snake venom, toxic molds - all totally natural. Some crucial drug wisdom: If it has no reported SIDE effects, it probably has no EFFECTS, either. You can practically bank on it: What health hucksters promote as "natural" is almost certainly worthless. Leave the Middle Ages behind. Be a skeptic, not a sucker. Seek real KNOWLEDGE, not pseudoscientific claptrap ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Naturally: To do so "naturally, " without resorting to steroids, etc (which are dangerous with many side effects,) you really need the proper nutrition with emphasis on protein (a proper mix of fat, carbohydrates and protein,) and the weight training. The best way to approach this is consider a personal trainer or someone who is knowledgeable- friend or gym helper. ...Read more
Diet and exerfcise: Healthy, balanced diet is essential (get a good book--free at your local library). Heavier, wt bearing exercises will build larger muscles, lighter wt and more reps will create better definition of your muscles. You should exercise all parts of your body--balance/more proportionate is better. I rescommend consulting a nutritionist (or your doc) along with a trainer. Good luck. ...Read more
Will larger reps of smaller weight ex: 5reps of 20sets of dumbbell curls at 10lb have the same muscle growth as lifting 2 reps of 5sets at 30lb?
For muscle growth,: Fewer reps of heavier weights are more effective. ...Read more
Muscle spasms (involuntary contraction of one or more muscles) can be the result of numerous conditions:
Overexertion of muscles
Insufficient stretching before exercise
Exercising in the heat
side effect from medications
...to name a few
growth is not typically a cause of muscle spasms
an exam by your doctor may be needed ...Read more
I'll say it again: Eat less and exercise more.Get a more detailed answer ›
No easy answer: Everyone's body type is quite different. Some mesomorphs can rapidly gain muscle mass with limited exercise and reasonable nutrition. Other ectomorphs (hard gainers) can't seem to gain muscle mass regardless of how much they work out and eat. Also remember it's easier to gain muscle mass when you just start working out compared to after working out for years. ...Read more
Muscular dystrophy?: If a normal person is looking for ways to block myostatin in order to enlarge his or her muscles, don't go there! Thou shalt not mess with the natural balance of life on this little blue planet of ours. However, if looking for ways to treat muscle diseases, there is likely ongoing research into use of myostatin blockers to help muscular dystrophy patients. ...Read more