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Doctor insights on: When Do You Start To Break Down Muscle While Exercising

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When do you start to break down muscle while exercising?

When do you start to break down muscle while exercising?

Immediately: If we are to be technical about it, your cells are constantly undergoing a life cycle and trauma of any sort can have an impact. Your body is designed to process the cell remains and then replace dying or broken down cells. Muscle breakdown (rhabdomyolysis) becomes a problem especially in the elderly or in those with kidney issues when the kidneys cannot process the breakdown products. ...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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If someone stopped exercising and lifting weights, are the muscles going to turn to fats?

If someone stopped exercising and lifting weights, are the muscles going to turn to fats?

Use it or Lose It: Is a general guideline within our own biology. Like wise if muscles are continually being used (excercise) they will get larger in size. If they are no longer being used they will return to a smaller size. ...Read more

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Are you supposed to squeeze in your stomach while exercising?

Are you supposed to squeeze in your stomach while exercising?

Tighten the core. : When doing weight training, were told that tightening the abdominal muscles actually increases intra-abdominal pressure, helping to support the spine. ...Read more

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What happens to the bulky muscle you already have when you start losing fat and slimming down?

What happens to the bulky muscle you already have when you start losing fat and slimming down?

It depends: It depends on the type of diet you are using, if any. In order to spare your protien, you should supplement it in your diet. Have your doctor refer you to a dietician. ...Read more

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I've started working out after doing squats and lunges i can hardly move walk or even set down what will help the pain?

I've started working out after doing squats and lunges i can hardly move walk or even set down what will help the pain?

Advil (ibuprofen): First, you may be overdoing your entry into exercise. Some pain and discomfort is normal after initiating a fitness routine, but you should not be in agony. Take an advil (ibuprofen) or naproxsyn and drink plenty of water. Take a few days off, start back gradually. If you are still in agony in a few days, or the advil (ibuprofen) doesn't work, get seen by your doc - you may have strained a muscle or torn something. ...Read more

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After falling down the stairs how do you know when you should go in?

After falling down the stairs how do you know when you should go in?

?: It depends if u were injured and what & how bad. If u were bumped & bruised with no major pain & all works well, u should b ok. If ssx r bad or ^ then i would c my pcp. ...Read more

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How can you stop muscle hurting while exercising?

How can you stop muscle hurting while exercising?

Should not have pain: If you have pain during exercise, you are overdoing it, or something is wrong. Delayed soreness after exercise is normal, but pain during exercise indicates something is wrong! I am not talking about Lactic Acid build up in muscle which i experience when lifting weights or taking a mountain bike up an incline-that is normal. ...Read more

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When stopping warfarin do you have to do anything or can you just stop and starting eating more vit k?

When stopping warfarin do you have to do anything or can you just stop and starting eating more vit k?

Can just stop: Normally, patients are instructed to just stop. The effects of Coumadin (warfarin) then "wash out" of the system over about 4 days or so restoring normal blood clotting in most patients. If quick reversal is necessary for a surgery or significant bleeding vitamin k (oral or iv) can be used. Special precautions are used in individuals at high risk for clotting who should not be blood thinners. ...Read more

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How do you stop overheating and sweating, when you're not even doing exercise?

How do you stop overheating and sweating, when you're not even doing exercise?

See your doctor: Overweight can lead to easy overheating. Not drinking enough fluid can contribute and most importantly thyroid problems can lead to your symptoms so i would suggest being seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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If I stop doing something how long before the muscles start to atrophy?

If I stop doing something how long before the muscles start to atrophy?

A Few Days: Even after a few days of inactivity you muscles will begin the process of diminishing in strength and size. Even relatively light workouts can maintain muscle tone, however. Space station astronauts engage in regular exercise and muscle conditioning so that their muscles (including their heart) will be able to function properly upon their return to gravity. ...Read more

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When will working out start to make me more muscley?

When will working out start to make me more muscley?

It takes time: Working out will lead to muscle hypertrophy as a response to the stress you put on it. The rate varies between people, but intensity and frequency play a key role. ...Read more

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How do you pull in your abs when exercising?

How do you pull in your abs when exercising?

Spanks: Not sure what you mean. Suck in your gut? Isolate your abs? Would focus on core conditioning. This includes both back and abdominal exercises. Doing crunches all day can sometimes make your gut look bigger. Like any other muscle you need to alternate your exercise and work all parts of the abdomen and allow periodic rests couple times a week. ...Read more

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Does anything bad happen to your body in the long term if you start going to the gym and working out when you're 17?

Does anything bad happen to your body in the long term if you start going to the gym and working out when you're 17?

Gym Trainer can help: As long as you exercise, train, and lift with sound technique, going to the gym at age 17 is not only safe, but beneficial to your overall health in the long run. Seeking the assistance and advice of a certified trainer at your gym when you first start attending is also recommended. ...Read more

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I heard that you are supposed to eat protein 30 minutes after you work out also heart you can eat protein before during and after you work out?

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I heard that  you are supposed to eat protein 30 minutes after you work out also heart you can eat protein before during and after you work out?

Heart energy sources: They heart can use many sources for its energy needs such as glucose and fatty acids depending on the metabolic state your body is in. Protein is not utilized by the heart for energy. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your muscles to stop working while lifting weights if you overdo it?

NO, thats impossible: If your are doing any work, some muscle are working to make that happen. Muscles do not stop working when you overdo it. ...Read more