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What Is The Most Effective Way To Gain Healthy Weight And Muscle
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
Can pre-diabetics still gain healthy weight and muscle? I see the ADA recommends to lose 5-7% of weight. I am skinny to begin with & want to gain.
Yes: Generally the weight loss recommendations are for overweight pre-diabetic patients. If you increase healthy muscle mass, this can improve your use of glucose and decrease your risk of developing diabetes. And remember that dietary changes (avoiding simple carbohydrates, increasing fiber and complex carbohydrates) are key to preventing diabetes. Talk with a nutritionist to help improve your diet ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is 56g rda of protein enough if I want to do weight training and to increase muscle mass?Please suggest me ways for healthy weight gain. 6ft and 60kg
Not enough protein: You need 60 grams a day just to not lose weight and muscle mass since you weigh 60 kg and are lean. You need to eat 90 grams a day of complete protein (soy protein or animal source like dairy, eggs, fish or meat) in order to gain muscle mass by lifting weights. Try to take in at least 15 grams of protein within an hour before to an hour after your work out. ...Read more
I'm tall and 110 lbs. When is the best/most effective time of the day to workout to gain muscle and put on some weight ?
Mornings : Mornings before breakfast.Get a more detailed answer ›
How do I gain weight and build some muscles. I do eat a lot of healthy food but it doesn't seem to work?
Resistance training: In order to gain muscle weight you have to challenge your muscles. Lifting weights is a good way to challenge your muscles to grow. You would need to take in more calories than you need based on your age and weight in order to gain weight if you are lifting. You would also need at least 1gram per kilogram of body weight of protein to help build new muscle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To Gain Weight: I commend you for your desire to gain muscle and weight. See your Physician for Balanced Diet with Protein, carbohydrates, less Fat, Minerals, Vitamins and Anti-oxidants starting at 2000 Cal/day; Have 3 meals/day, avoid snacks. Exercise-Walk, hike, swim, Weight lifting; push and pull movements of the muscles.; gradually increase pace and duration. Relax, feel good about small achievements. ...Read more
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