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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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I want to loose my weight.. Can i eat chicken? What you i avoid to eat..

I want to loose my weight.. Can i eat chicken? What you i avoid to eat..

Chicken is fine,: Just don't eat tons of it, stay away from the innards, and avoid eating it fried. Lean, grilled chicken in moderate sized servings is fine. Good luck. ...Read more

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I want to build more lean muscle. How should I workout? What kind of diet should I be on?

I want to build more lean muscle. How should I workout? What kind of diet should I be on?

High protein/low fa: I would recommend a high protein and low fat diet to build lean muscle. You should have some form of protein at every meal, 3 meals/day, with healthy snacks in between. I also would recommend lower weight with more repetitions for lean muscle. "Maxing" out your weight will increase muscle bulk. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What happens if I want to gain weight and build muscle should I do cardio?

What happens if I want to gain weight and build muscle should I do cardio?

Strength/resistance: If your goal is to gain weight and build muscle, then strength and resistance exercises are the way to go, but keep up with cardio to maintain your cardiovascular health and stamina. ...Read more

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How often should I workout if I want to gain muscle mass, what protein supplements if any should I take?

How often should I workout if I want to gain muscle mass, what protein supplements if any should I take?

4-5 days/week: To increase muscle mass, strength training 4-5 days/week with 2 recuperative days is recommended. A diet high in protein should be sufficient nutrition, but if you are not sure about your protein intake, then a protein supplement should help. ...Read more

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I have anemia, i want to loose weight but what foods should I be eating to do so?

I have anemia, i want to loose weight but what foods should I be eating to do so?

What kind of anemia?: In order to better answer you, please tell me what type of anemia--iron deficiency, B12 or Folic Acid deficiency, sickle cell or other hemoglobinopathy--ladies will often develop iron deficiency because of menstrual blood loss, iron containing foods --green leafy vegetables, meats, iron-vitamin combos may be indicated. Balanced diet with all major food groups is helpful. Decrease portions, exer. ...Read more

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If I want to gain weight how many bananas should I eat a day?

If I want to gain weight how many bananas should I eat a day?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type) a Dr. can check for a hormonal, digestive, or other problem. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu... (only 1 banana) ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i want to gain weight and build muscle should I do cardio?

Can you tell me if i want to gain weight and build muscle should I do cardio?

Not exclusively: Combinations of aerobic conditioning and strength training, preceded by warm-up and stretching and concluded by cooldown periods are ideal. Don't exercise every day. Allow time for muscle recovery. Though cardio activity is good for your general health, you will burn calories and typically lose weight. If you are looking to gain, cardio is not your answer. ...Read more

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What to do if i want to lose weight so what are some foods I should not eat and food I should start eating?

What to do if i want to lose weight so what are some foods I should not eat and food I should start eating?

Less food!: The most important issues are reducing your intake of food and increasing the amount of exercise. It would help to reduce intake of saturated fats, refined sugars and processed foods. Have diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains and low fat milk products and less of every type of food. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/diet/default.htm. ...Read more

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What happens if I want to gain muscle, I can eat pizza right?

What happens if I want to gain muscle, I can eat pizza right?

The wrong weight.: You'd gain weight by eating a lot of pizza, but it would be unhealthy weight from the oil, dairy fat and salt (water weight gain). There are better foods to eat to combine with exercise to achieve healthy weight gain. ...Read more

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Should i take protein bars if i want to lose weight?

Should i take protein bars if i want to lose weight?

Qualified yes: If the protein bars replace a meal, and you have to watch the calorie intake. If you are a diabetic you need to be careful of the sugar intake as well. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a fast metabolism, what should I eat to gain weight?

What to do if I have a fast metabolism, what should I eat to gain weight?

In the absence: Of an overactive thyroid, there is no such thing as "fast" metabolism. People do burn off calories at different rates, but it is primarily related to body size, activity level, etc. You will gain one pound for each 3500 calories that you eat and don't burn off, but if you do not exercise, it will be stored as fat rather than muscle. ...Read more

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What to do if i want to lose weight, i need help with my food and exercise!?

What to do if i want to lose weight, i need help with my food and exercise!?

See below: To lose weight you need to reduce your consumption of food and increase the amount of exercise; easier said than done. Joining a support group may help. Consult this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/diet/guide/choosing-weight-loss-program. ...Read more

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Do you think I should try protein shakes to help with my weight loss?

Do you think I should try protein shakes to help with my weight loss?

Why?: They won't help you lose weight, gain muscle or anything positive, although your wallet will lose weight. Save your money, and your health. Learn to eat and exercise properly for the rest of your life. Don't get medical info from friends, tv or the internet. Adding in "protein" shakes just adds in extra calories, which you don't need and is hard on your kidneys. ...Read more

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What to do if I eat everyday if I want to lose weight?

What to do if I eat everyday if I want to lose weight?

Eating every day is: good. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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I want to lift hard weights and for dis I have to drink protein shake and food which will make my stomach out so what should ido i will be more fatty?

I want to lift hard weights and for dis I have to drink protein shake and food which will make my stomach out so what should ido i will be more fatty?

Proper protein: Eat carefully. Egg white is superior to all. Quinoa is excellent. Beans and lentils are excellent. Milk protein is excellent. Whole grains are good but not sufficient. Nuts are excellent. Yogurt is excellent. Have fresh fruits and vegetables. Avoid bread, pasta, sugar, desserts. ...Read more

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