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Doctor insights on: What Happens To Muscles When They Are Vigorously Exercised

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What happens to muscles when they are exercised regularly?

What happens to muscles when they are exercised regularly?

Increased strength: Regular exercise will both increase strength and endurance. ...Read more

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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What happens to skeletal muscles if you don't exercise?

What happens to skeletal muscles if you don't exercise?

They age: Like human beings, muscles without exercise get shorter, fatter, and weaker. Using muscles stimulates growth of new muscle & replacement of injured muscle (as long as you rest to allow the process to complete itself) it also signals other healthy processes in your body. No exercise=reverse of that: no repair, no signals & eventually replacement of muscle cell w/ fat. ...Read more

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What happens if the will is exercised, will it grow stronger, like a muscle, to the point of developing psionic powers?

What happens if the will is exercised, will it grow stronger, like a muscle, to the point of developing psionic powers?

No: Anyone offering to teach you to develop psychic powers is either a fool themselves or playing on your gullibility. Further, these programs teach people vanity and waste their time. Even the mainstream religions do not urge the faithful to seek supernatural powers -- but advise that if they exist, they are graces granted for the service of others in a spirit of love. Be VERY careful. ...Read more

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I've heard that you can over-exercise and it will start eating the muscle. Does that happen if you've burnt all your body fat?

I've heard that you can over-exercise and it will start eating the muscle. Does that happen if you've burnt all your body fat?

Exercise: Exercising aerobically and anaerobically (weight resistance) you will lose fata and gain muscle. If you do not have a plan consult an exercise physiologist as they are experts in diet and exercise plans. My best. ...Read more

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Please explain which exercise (s) work the same muscles as a chin-up?

Please explain which exercise (s) work the same muscles as a chin-up?

Pull-up vs chin-up: Check out following for differences btwn pull-ups vs chin-ups, both of which work the back, arms & shoulders but from different perspectives & to different degrees: http://www. Mensfitness. Com/training/build-muscle/exercise-face-off-pull-up-vs-chin-up & http://www. Aworkoutroutine. Com/pull-ups-vs-chin-ups/. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which exercise (s) work the same muscles as a chin-up?

Can you tell me which exercise (s) work the same muscles as a chin-up?

Many: The chin up involves your forearms (wrist flexors/grip), biceps and lattisimus dorsi (back). So pulls up are close but more difficult related to the wrist pronation. "Lat pull downs" are a mimic for pull ups (but seated). Rowing motions, like seated cable rows, bent over dumbbell rows or inverted rows, will also work similar muscles but at different angles. ...Read more

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How to build muscle with cardio exercise?

How to build muscle with cardio exercise?

Tricky: You will build a degree of muscle strength and some size with cardio exercise in general.
But if you want to build muscle mass, that won't be sufficient. To do this, the best way is to lift progressively heavier weights at ths gym, using appropriate lifting days and rest days as well as nutrition to optimize muscle growth. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise to gain muscle fast?

What is the best exercise to gain muscle fast?

Where?: Where did you want to gain this muscle? Consistent workouts (30 mins daily) with lots of hydration and healthy diet is a must. I'd recommend focusing on one body part (chest, arms, back, thighs, etc) per workout and repeating routine for 8 weeks. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How does aging affect my muscles even if I exercise?

How does aging affect my muscles even if I exercise?

Still good for you: Check your testosterone level if your muscles don't respond like they used to as far as increased hypertrophy and strength. ...Read more

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What exercise do you have to do to gain fast muscles?

What exercise do you have to do to gain fast muscles?

Increase in cardio: If you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Core exercises may build muscle, but to burn fat you need to burn more than you consume and cardio is key! ...Read more

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Do muscles get smaller with age, aside from less exercise?

Not necessary.: As we age, it is normal to lose muscle mass. This is preventable by regular exercise. Therefore muscles do not have to get smaller as we age. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are core muscles and how do you exercise them?

Could you tell me what are core muscles and how do you exercise them?

See below: Major muscles included are the pelvic floor muscles, transversus abdominis, multifidus, internal and external obliques, rectus abdominis, erector spinae (sacrospinalis) especially the longissimus thoracis, and the diaphragm. Minor core muscles include the latissimus dorsi, gluteus maximus, and trapezius. A great introductory core program can be found at www. Therehabzone. Com ...Read more

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What is the best way to increase our body muscles along with exercise?

What is the best way to increase our body muscles along with exercise?

Muscle development: Beside exercise, providing adequate building blocks for muscle growth and repair is needed; those building blocks include (lean) proteins, peptides (smaller proteins), & Amino Acids (fundamental building blocks of proteins), all available in a healthful diet that includes all food groups. Injecting Anabolic steroids are not the answer. ...Read more

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What is the order in which you should exercise muscles for the most effective workout?

What is the order in which you should exercise muscles for the most effective workout?

Remember: There is no specific order. But in general, consider exercising larger muscle groups like shoulders, back, chest, and legs before smaller muscle groups like bi's, tri's and calves. If you fatigue the smaller, accessory muscle prior to larger groups, it may compromise your larger muscle group exercises. But you still need variety to your exercise routines too. So don't just do the same thing. ...Read more

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I want muscle. Is there any like diet thing I can follow, exercise, and muscle plan that can help?

I want muscle. Is there any like diet thing I can follow, exercise, and muscle plan that can help?

Complicated: There is much that can be offered to help guide you, but in this 400 character or less response, you can't get adequate guidance. Consider a forma HealthTap Prime consultation or otherwise consult a certified personal training (in person) for better guidance. I do wish you the best in your endeavors. ...Read more

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Is there any like diet thing I can follow, exercise, and muscle plan I can follow to build muscle?

Is there any like diet thing I can follow, exercise, and muscle plan I can follow to build muscle?

Yes & no: Everyone's different, right? So what you can tolerate nutrition-wise might not work for someone else. We also have to take into account religion & culture, too. For starters, check out http://health. Usnews. Com/best-diet. Mediterranean diet has most evidence supporting it. In general, plan to eat lot of protein. Check out http://workouts. Menshealth. Com/ for exercise ideas to burn fat & build muscle ...Read more

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For how long should I do an exercise on order not to hurt my muscles and get the best of the exercise?

For how long should I do an exercise on order not to hurt my muscles and get the best of the exercise?

Walking will help: The goal is to exercise about 30 to 40 min a day, on most days of the week. If she can’t exercise for 30 to 40 minutes at a time, break the exercise up into shorter sessions.
Since she has arthritis, she should:
•start with strengthening exc's for the legs.
•consider wearing a knee unloader brace.
Consider aquatic therapy as well.
Hope this helps!
-dr. Jose e. Barreto
www. Otwithmd. Com. ...Read more

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I want to gain weight and build some muscle. I often quit exercise after few days of starting. How to make habit of exercise?

I want to gain weight and build some muscle. I often quit exercise after few days of starting. How to make habit of exercise?

Lack of Motivation: I understand your need to gain weight
Feel good about your accomplishments
Accept your appearance, muscles, weight at this time
Do not put pressure on yourself to impress others
Do not put pressure on yourself to gain weight fast
Use Pilates, Yoga
See a Fitness instructor to build muscle
See a Nutritionist for Balanced Diet with 2500 Calories/day
See a Therapist for your lack of motivation ...Read more

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What will happen if you're contracting the wrong muscle while doing kegel exercise?

What will happen if you're contracting the wrong muscle while doing kegel exercise?

Nothing bad: You just won't be strengthening the muscles around your urethra and vaginal opening. When doing kegels you want to tighten the muscles that stop the flow of urine, known as the pelvic floor muscles. You can find directions on how to locate these muscles and how to do the exercises at http://familydoctor. Org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/urinary-incontinence. Printerview. All. Html. ...Read more

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What foods can strengthen muscles as I can't exercise I have divericulation of abdomen recti and slight herniation. Dr.S?

See a surgeon!: A diastasis of the rectus muscles (no such thing as a diverticulation of abdomen recti) should not Prohibit you from exercising! A hernia may but that can be fixed. Go see a general surgeon about your hernia. It can be fixed, and then 6 weeks later, you can get back to full physical activity! ...Read more

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Best exercise routine to lose fat and gain muscle?

Best exercise routine to lose fat and gain muscle?

Aerobic + resistance: National guidelines recommend 150 min/wk of moderate or 75 min/wk of vigorous activity and resistance exercise twice/wk. If you want to lose weight you'll probably need to exercise more and eat less. Moderate means you can carry on a conversation while exercising and vigorous means you can't. For more info, check out http://www. Cdc. Gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/index. Html. ...Read more

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How can I diet and exercise to turn fat into muscle?

How can I diet and exercise to turn fat into muscle?

Yes: Diet and exercise is the way to go. Try a sports activity -it's more fun so you're more likely to stay with it. ...Read more

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Best post isometric exercise for pirriformis muscle?

Best post isometric exercise for pirriformis muscle?

Check out this link: Stay healthy and keep on exercising. Take care! Http://healthyliving. Azcentral. Com/piriformis-strengthening-exercises-3944.Html. ...Read more

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What type of exercise should I do for weak nd low muscles?

What type of exercise should I do for weak nd low muscles?

Exercise: Generalized week muscles can improve with core strengthening, and actively engaging your abdominal muscles while performing upper and lower extremity exercises. Use low weights to begin, and expand per tolerance. Sticking with it is the key to success! Maybe find a local workout facility and have a trainer help you two or three times. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me some exercise plan/ food plan/ muscle plan?

Can you tell me some exercise plan/ food plan/ muscle plan?

Exercise & eat right: Get a check-up with your doctor to insure that you are stable for exercise. Start slowly and gradually increase you exercise to 5-7 times a week (about 30 mins each day) if you can. Eat more fruits and vegetables and less fried foods, starches, red meat and fatty foods. Incorporate some weight-lifting as well as aerobics in your exercise regimen. And don't forget to smile and socialize daily! ...Read more

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Can you tell me is this a good exercise routine to gain muscle?

Unclear: Not sure what is being asked, since there isn't a routine listed in your question. But be regular with your strength training, keep variety so you don't get bored, work on core strengthening, work on balance exercises, and don't forget cardio workouts and a good diet as well - and you will be in great shape! ...Read more

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What to do to start preparing for exercise, muscle repair & rehab?

What to do to start preparing for exercise, muscle repair & rehab?

MD / DPM: Hello:

obtain an evaluation by a md / dpm to identify a treatment plan and reasonable goals. Then the doctor will either send you to a personal trainer or physical therapy to start the process of recovery.

Mark reed, dpm
diplomat of the american board of podiatric surgery
website: http://www. Footpain. Org. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the minimum amount of exercise for muscle growth?

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

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Please suggest what food should I eat after a muscle building exercise?

Please suggest what food should I eat after a muscle building exercise?

Protein! Water!: A preference is for a flavorful whey protein shake with berries, after rehydrating myself! ...Read more