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Protein: It depends on the goal the weightlifter sets, but most of those want to increase their muscle mass. A weightlifter diet must include frequent meals (q 3-4 hours) with more than adequate protein intake (it depends on the rate the muscle mass is desired to grow), adequate carbohydrate intake and regular fat intake. Also, paramount is hydration. There are also supplements that help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anabolic steroids: I'm going to assume that your question means you're taking anabolic steroids. You wouldn't have to worry about blocking estrogen if you weren't. Why complicate your life even further by adding in another illicit drug? You have already put yourself at risk and probably shortened your life. Isn't it time to stop? ...Read more
Cracking Shoulder: Painless snapping and cracking and popping in the Shoulder is not an uncommon thing with active people. If this causes repetitive pain or discomfort go see a Orthopaedic Shoulder Specialist so that X-rays and a proper exam can be performed. Many times therapy, an injection, and NSAIDS can be a simple solution for shoulder pain. Hope this helps. Take care. Joe Wilson. ...Read more
Deltoid: Major muscle involved is your anterior deltoid. Your pectoralis major is also significantly involved. Triceps help with extension of your elbow. Supraspinatous, trapezius, serratus are also involved in the glide of the shoulder/scapula in this movement. ...Read more
Shoulder: Only if injected or put in the shoulder during surgery. Most likely however it would be in small amounts and absorbed. There have been rare cases of an "air embolus" leaving the shoulder during surgery when large amounts of air have entered the shoulder and the bone surfaces have been exposed. These can be fatal but once again are extremely rare (case reports). ...Read more
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