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What is the most effective way to build muscle?

What is the most effective way to build muscle?

Resistence training: To build muscle, one must challenge the muscle to the point of failure. This will cause change in the muscle anatomy to enlarge and increase strength. For instance if you want to build stronger biceps, 1-3 sets of arm curls 2-3 times per week. The number of repetitions should be such that you cannot complete the last repetition. Yoga and pilates do not bulk you up but increase muscle endurance. ...Read more

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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 is the effective way to build muscle mass in HIV aids wasting?

What is the effective way to build muscle mass in HIV aids wasting?

Diet and anabolics: Optimize diet with regards to protein and carbohydrate intake. Have your total and free testosterone levels checked, as well as your serum estradiol. If testosterone is low, and it probably is, treat it aggressively with injectable testoserones, skip the trandermals. Treat high estrogen with Arimidex (anastrozole) 1 mg daily. Legal of not in your state, cannibus will help stimulate your appetite. ...Read more

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What is the appropriate level and length of soreness after workout to build muscle mass? Is workout effective the day after if still sore?

What is the appropriate level and length of soreness after workout to build muscle mass?  Is workout effective the day after if still sore?

Muscle soreness: Muscle soreness after working out is a good sign. It is evidence that you have put strain or stress on the muscles and that they need to break down and rebuild. This is the purpose of working muscles. ...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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What is the most effective way to gain muscle mass? Are there some exercises that actually lead to a drop/reduction of muscle mass? E.g. do aerobics?

What is the most effective way to gain muscle mass? Are there some exercises that actually lead to a drop/reduction of muscle mass? E.g. do aerobics?

Use it or Lose it.: The most natural way to build muscle mass is to use that particular muscle. In general, our bodies perform efficiently when they are being used. This is the same for muscles. Gradually building up workload on a particular muscle with proper hydration and nutrition is the most effective way. There are pharmacologic therapies that can also help, but are not clinically indicated for your goals. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to get rid of muscle pain?

What is the most effective way to get rid of muscle pain?

NSAIDS, ice, heat...: Pain can be relieved with over-the-counter medications like advil or aleve (naproxen). Follow directions on label. Ice for about 45 minutes, 3-4 times a day, for inflammation and swelling, never apply ice to the skin, always over a towel or clothing. Follow this by heat for about 20-25 minutes to help soothe and relax tight muscles. Walking, gentle range of motion and stretching exercises. ...Read more

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What is a good way to build muscle?

What is a good way to build muscle?

MANY: Eat lots of proteins.....Work out at least 3 times a week.....Don't go crazy but make a life style change....A bit at a time.....Most important is sustaining good habits rather than changing all together temperoary.... ...Read more

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What is the correct way to build muscle?

What is the correct way to build muscle?

Exercise: Resistive exercise like lifting weights, doing sit ups, bench press, etc-- if really weak after muscle break down, this is very gradual. ...Read more

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What's the quickest way to build muscle?

What's the quickest way to build muscle?

Strength training: Muscle exercise with resistance either in the form of weights or resistance from elastic bands or springs will build muscle. Make certain to exercise all major muscle groups and start slowly at first. Ensure adequate dietary protein and include isometric and isotonic exercise. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more