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Prevent Loss Of Muscle Mass Ensure Or Boost
Does Concerta cause muscle loss or fat loss? Would it decrease any chance of muscle gain or cancel out protein intake?
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
Cardio: It should not but you will loose fat. ...Read more
Sport's Nutrition: what's the best macro ratio? carbs?protein?fat? for the purpose of building or maintain muscle mass (adding resistance training).
I think it depends: My brief research into this suggests it is debatable & depends somewhat on your goals: bodybuilding vs. fat loss vs. maintenance. More carbs are needed for body building, and many fewer for fat loss. 40-60% carbs are recommended for body building, with 25-35% protein and 15-25% fat. You might target somewhere in the middle: 50% carbs, 30% protein, 20% fat. Good luck! ...Read more
Can loss of height be due to loss of energy resiliency in the disc spaces. Or loss of water, high blood sugar, loss muscle spasticity after psych meds?
What supplements best help exercise with building muscle mass while not increasing testosterone? Or preferably decreasing testosterone.
You can help build: Muscle w/protein and burn fat w/exercise. Exercise will also help you to build muscle because we tear muscle fibers apart when exercising and when the grow back together they create more muscle mass. Peace and good health. Please ask another question and clarify why you would like to decrease testosterone. ...Read more
Started p90x. Don't have money for protein powders. Is there any way to increase muscle mass the same speed? And loose fat.
No.: The minimum amount of protein that you need to build muscle is 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight. I personally recommend about 1.5 grams of protein per pound of body weight. Proteins are the building blocks of muscle, so if you don't get enough protein in your diet, you could do all the exercise in the world and not gain the muscle mass you desire. ...Read more
What's the best way to gain lean muscle mass, lose body fat and increase testosterone levels? What types of food / supplements recommended?
Well: No way to increase your testosterone . Eat healthy meals that are balanced in nutrition and exercise that is balanced with cardio and weights and strengthen your core. You might benefit from a personal trainer to get that six pack look you want. Supplements really do more harm than good. Healthy eating supplies your supplements! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I lose stomach fat and still increase muscle mass by restricting calories? Or is a calorie surplus needed to gain muscle?
Can significant muscle hypertrophy occur following a balanced diet and weight training regimen without using creatine or protein supplementation?
Loosing weight may be a warning sign of cancer. Does the person eat less or does the body's metabolism speed up to cause weight loss? Thank-you.
Loss of appetite: In presence of a malignant tumor, wt. loss is common even without other symptoms. Here depending on the malignant lesion loss of weight and appetite occur. The resulting process is referred to a cachexia or wasting syndrome in a patient not actively trying to lose wt. Tumors associated with cachexia found to produce TNF . When sequenced, the TNF was found to have same sequence as Cachectin ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does cachexia reduce muscle everywhere simultaneously or would 1 body part shrink&then another, etc? Losing shoulder mass despite weights&high protein
Universal: muscle loss and wasting with atrophy of muscular tissue is common. ...Read more
Best set combo-: 7, 5, 3 repitition max!Get a more detailed answer ›
No: No evidence for either issue.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is weight loss due to a lack of appetite from anxiety or stomach virus considered "unexplained weight loss"?
When doing cardio can supplementing with protein before or after, prevent the muscle loss caused by the release of cortisol since it's catabolic?
Does working out increase the size or the amount of muscle fibers? Also, is there a way to increase the actual number of fast twitch muscle fibers?
Muscle strengthening: We are born with fixed amount if muscle. Exercise increases the fiber size, but does. It add more fibers per se. Focused strengthening will reduce fat in muscle and improve the efficiency of contractions. I question if the fiber mix will change but there will significant improvement in performance like,this, so result will be the same. PT or exercise trainers can assist here. ...Read more
No should not interf: Interfere but if u want to get on teh lowest dose pill u should get on loloestrin it only has 10 mcg estrogen it is the lowest dose and my #1 pill, I do not like tri-sprintec as it is a generic and has much more hormone, if u are trying to stay in shape u need a the lowest dose brand name pill, a generic pill can greatly vary the dose from pill-pill up to over 20%, I have run 7 marathons. ...Read more
Will building the leg muscles through weight training & high calorie protein diet help reduce the appearance of saggy thighs post weight loss? Age 22.
It depends: It depends on how much weight you have lost. If it was a significant amount, the fat is lost but the skin was stretched so far that it just hangs when the fat disappears. We are talking about a hundred pounds or more that would affect this type of change. If it was 20-30 pounds, working the thigh muscles will firm and build up the muscle structures that the skin will not hang. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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