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Doctor insights on: What Happens To The Muscles When A Weight Lifter Becomes Sedentary

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Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter? I'm18 years and 59kg. Want to stimulate muscle growth

Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter? I'm18 years and 59kg. Want to stimulate muscle growth

Balanced diet: Good diet requires a good balanced intake of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. Of the protein component milk protein is considered to be of very high quality. Speak with a good dietician for more detailed advice. ...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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I'm a sedentary male. If I cut my calories by 600 below my daily needs & begin to lose weight weekly, wil it be mostly fat loss with some muscle loss?

I'm a sedentary male. If I cut my calories by 600 below my daily needs & begin to lose weight weekly, wil it be mostly fat loss with some muscle loss?

Weight loss: Programs are best carried out under the supervision of your doc. We need to know your present weight, lab work, etc. Exercise turns fat into muscle so that needs to be part of your overall program. It can be light dumb bells, brisk walking, etc. You can do it and you will feel better. See doc first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Which body building supplements should I take to lose weight and build muscle?

Which body building supplements should I take to lose weight and build muscle?

Good diet: To lose weight you have to cut down on your fat intake and exercise daily. Eat healthy with ample foods high in protiens which will come from eggs, fish, soy products (like tofu) nuts and low fat dairy. ...Read more

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What to do if I have turned 62 yrs can I start weight lifting and body building, muscle toning now?

What to do if I have turned 62 yrs can I start weight lifting and body building, muscle toning now?

Yes: Its never too late to start an exercise program. Of course, discuss with your doctor if you have any severe medical conditions such as heart disease. Progress reasonably and have realistic expectations. Good luck! ...Read more

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What happens if you gain muscle and do weights without losing fat?

What happens if you gain muscle and do weights without losing fat?

Size & strength.: In that scenario, you'd tend to make gains in size and strength, but no definition. Health-wise, cardiovascular exercise, which is effective for fat loss, is better than strict weight training. ...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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Can I use weights to build up some muscle?

Can I use weights to build up some muscle?

Weight Training: If you have any medical concerns as to why you could not begin weight training consult with your doctor. Otherwise, if you are medically cleared, there should be no reason why you couldn't begin a weight training program. Start slowly and if you unfamiliar with weight resistance routines consult with an exercise physiologist. My best. ...Read more

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What to do to gain weight and build muscle?

Your pseudonym: Chocochip may give you away! Good diet is the only resource that we have. There is nothing wrong with being slim. You build muscles through exercising them by weight lifting. ...Read more

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How do I gain weight and muscles healthily?

How do I gain weight and muscles healthily?

Exercise and diet: Read this article to learn more about healthy ways to bulk up: http://otwithmd. Com/4-healthy-ways-to-bulk-up/
to gain muscles combine a routine of aerobic (running, bike) and anaerobic exercises (lifting weights, resistance exercises). ...Read more

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Should I lift weights everyday to build muscle?

Should I lift weights everyday to build muscle?

Three days: Muscle will be built on a three day weight regime proper diet this patient had biceps and still is working out three times a week
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What should I do to gain weight and muscles both?

Eat healthy high: Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, . ...Read more

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What is a good diet to gain weight muscle weight?

Proper exercise&prot: Weight training builds muscle with fewer reps and more resistance faster! However more injuries occur. A 7/4/3. Max rep is ideal. Finally you need one gran per lb of body weight. This is higher if your protein intake is heavily plant protein base because of a lower protein efficiency index. Read my chapter in freddy fu's "sports medicine" on "powerlifting & weightlifting.". ...Read more

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I cannot build muscle or gain weight, what to do?

I cannot build muscle or gain weight, what to do?

Examine diet: The basic idea is proper exercise program and well balanced, protein rich diet. Some people have a higher basal metabolic rate, and have to do more. Might add a meal supplement and "eat" 6 times per day. ...Read more

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What to do if I cannot build muscle or gain weight?

What to do if I cannot build muscle or gain weight?

Eat healthy high: calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, ...Read more

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What are quick ways to gain weight and build muscle?

What are quick ways to gain weight and build muscle?

No easy way!: Hard physical and mental effort, with the proper diet, including high protein. No easy way around this. Period! ...Read more

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Why is it so difficult for me to gain weight/muscle?

WRONG DIET AND EXERC: Doing the correct exercises and doint themn correctly can improve muscle strenght and weight. Eating correctly can also help. ...Read more

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What is a good way to gain weight and muscle as well?

What is a good way to gain weight and muscle as well?

Diet plus exercise!: Increased caloric intake, primarily protein, coupled with a good qweight training or restance workout program! ...Read more

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I'm 45 and I'm loosing muscle and weight I need advice?

I'm 45 and I'm loosing muscle and weight I need advice?

Go see ur Family Doc: Best advice when unexpectedly losing muscle & weight is to go see your Family Doc. Well, try to improve eating habits but assuming that you haven't changed diet, or exercise regimen, we worry about stuff like hyperthyroidism. After that, list of possibilities expands depending upon your medical, family & social history, all of which your Family Doc should know. ...Read more

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I'd like to gain weight and muscle. Could you tell me how?

Protein, exercise: Get yourself a good protein powder: whey, rice protein or pea protein. Exercise with a good weight training program. Don't eat junk food, take vitamins, etc. ...Read more

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What do you suggest I do to gain healthy weight and muscle?

Listen good!: High protein intake (1 gr/ 2, 2 lbs of body weight), include low rep resistance activity. Cut carbs, which will be replaced by protein. Keep hydrated. Exercise 5 x /wk alternating muscle groups! You will need two break days to repair and build muscle! ...Read more

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What foods that help you gain muscle and weight actually work?

What foods that help you gain muscle and weight actually work?

Muscle building: Protein enriched food. Highest quality protein rich food are highly digestible >95%, and that the indispensable Amino Acid composition closely meets human needs. These properties apply to animal protein, milk protein, meat, and fish, where as vegetable protein has a lower digestibility (70%-80%). If you mix plant proteins from diff
legumes and cereals. Absorption rate is high. ...Read more

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How can I effectively gain weight and muscles? Any tips please?

How can I effectively gain weight and muscles? Any tips please?

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

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What should I do to keep my weight and not gain any more muscle?

What should I do to keep my weight and not gain any more muscle?

Reduce lifting: Reduce your resistance exercises like weights, machines and isometric. Focus more on aerobic and flexibity. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to gain healthy weight and muscle?

Weight training: The best way to gain weight and muscle is through weight training at moderate weight with higher repetitions. Limit your protein consumption to lean proteins, avoiding fat whenever possible. ...Read more

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Haven't lifted weights in 2 weeks. Have I lost strength or muscle?

Not much: In 2 weeks. If you start back start at @half of what you were doing and work back up. ...Read more