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What Are The Best Supplements To Take While Trying To Gain Muscle Mass
Real, healthy food.: Supplements market to weightlifters are not regulated by the fda, are not tested like medicines, and are at best mostly useless, and at worst dangerous. A balanced diet of fruits and veg, lean protein, whole grains, and low-fat dairy will more for you than anything else. If you are trying to gain muscle, about 1.5-2.5 g/kg lean protein body weight is optimum. ...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
Egg whites: Egg whites are pure protein. Creatine is fairly safe as long as you drink plenty of water, but many complain of midsection swelling. Other supplements are unproven and possibly dangerous. I see lots of kidney stones, liver problems, heart problems, and hormone imbalances caused by things that do work, but are dangerous. ...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
What is the best supplents to take to loose weight. I need to loose about 40lbs with out looseing muscle mass.?
How often should I workout if I want to gain muscle mass, what protein supplements if any should I take?
I am 21 years old and am thinking to take DHEA as a supplement for Bodybuilding. Will it help me to gain muscle mass? Could you please guide?
At your own risk: There really is no substitute for exercise and healthy eating. There are no "miracle" supplements that facilitate this process. Beware of the advertisements. Supplements are not regulated by the fda so there really is no guarantee that the claims are true- or that the product is manufactured according to any kind of standard. Cardiovascular activity is the most efficient was to safely lose fat. ...Read more
Great question: Research shows that age related physical impairments can be reversed by 30 gm protein supplementation immediately after your intense resistive workout (for strength), dietary restriction of calories to promote weight loss (lean body effects), and creatine supplementation. Muscle mass will increase with strengthening. Enjoy ...Read more
Good for you!: Creatine is safe and quite effective. Ask your physician whether an electronic muscle stimulator unit is for you. Protein powder can help. These are the best. Very glad that your question implies you are not going to use steroids. Every gym guy i've known who's tried them has been sorry. They make you grumpy or worse, there are real health risks, it's cheating & most women prefer natural-looking. ...Read more
Hello sir , i want to gain mass without taking supplement can u plzz show me the way how to build muscle mass'..What is diet for that ?
Nutrition & exercise: Good nutrition & regular exercise are key to health & muscle, too. Eat lean protein w/every meal and even between meal snacks. Aim for approximately 1g of protein for every pound of body weight. But don't forget brightly & darkly colored fruits & vegetables as well as whole grains w/lots of fiber. And drink plenty of water to wash all this done. Then exercise like crazy! well, safely anyway! ...Read more
Yes: How it is important to keep the dose to acceptable limits. ...Read more
I'd like to bulk up and build some more muscle mass. Is muscle milk a good supplement to take after working out?
Sure: Personally, i prefer a whey isolate product for taste reasons. ...Read more
Pure amino acid supplements make gain muscle mass? if yes i want a name of a product that i can get from the pharmacy
Eat healthy: Amino acids are found in food that we eat in the form of protein. If you have a balanced diet that includes meats, dairy you are most likely getting all the Amino Acids (or protein) that you need. Save you money and hit the gym. There is no magic pill to make you more muscular. Good luck ...Read more
Im a 19 yr old male. I am going to the army. I wanna gain muscle mass fast. Suggestions on supplements or medications?
Eat, sleep, workout: With 24 years on active duty and having both attended west point as a cadet and provided the orthopaedic care of of the cadets for the past decade before retiring, i speak from experience when i tell you, that you do not need to take any supplements or medications to be ready to join the army as a soldier. Sleep and eat well, and workout regularly. As a healthy 19 year old, you will be ready. ...Read more
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
Im a bodybuilder i want to gain muscle mass can i use the testosterone boosters supplements ? I want detailed answer please
FDA Approved?: As medical doctors, our training is limited to FDA approved drugs. I know of no testosterone booster supplements that are FDA approved. The issue with non-FDA approved supplements is that they can be very different bottle to bottle. So please choose a reputable company. I suggest a Google search for a university or hospital or a very large clinic website giving a program to gain muscle mass ...Read more
What is the best supplement i can take to help build muscle and gain mass, I am taking keppra (levetiracetam) for epilepsy so it would need to be safe to take with it?
Keep it simple: This would be a great time to hit the gym really hard. You'll make friends when the people there see you are working hard. Resistance training will gain you the lean mass you want. Only if you do this will the creatine, protein powder and perhaps an electronic muscle stim unit (if ok with your dr) be effective. Especially with a handicap, this will be a wonderful gift to give yourself. ...Read more
A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
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