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What Happens To The Muscles When A Weight Lifter Becomes Sedentary
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
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
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
What to do if I have turned 62 yrs can I start weight lifting and body building, muscle toning now?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Reduce lifting: Reduce your resistance exercises like weights, machines and isometric. Focus more on aerobic and flexibity. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Not much: In 2 weeks. If you start back start at @half of what you were doing and work back up. ...Read more
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