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Which Supplements Promote Permanent Muscle Gain
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
What are the best supplements/food to help promote muscle growth and development? I am very skinny.
Genetics: Some individuals are genetically skinny and protein supplements or weight training may not increase their muscle mass. If you are otherwise healthy, being skinny is not a disease. Eat a mixed diet of fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts; low in saturated fats; and exercise at least 30 minutes a day and do not fret about your skinniness, it is probably a good thing. Read more
Do doctors know of any supplements that aid in soft tissue (tendons/muscles/ligaments) recovery from athletic injury? Or that promote healthy ones?
Many can help:
I advise an anti-inflammatory diet: http://bit. Ly/1awxd11
important nutrients include vitamin c, b6, b12, magnesium, manganese ; zinc- see
http://www. Terrytalksnutrition. Com/weekly-articles/2010/10-01/stay-connected-healthy-ligaments-and-tendons/
homeopathy can help (consider ruta grav).
Some advise taking collagen. Read more
Exercise: Please forgive my frankness. Nothing out of a pill bottle will benefit you nearly so much as a change back to that fitness-focused lifestyle that you loved as a teen. Creaiine and an electronic muscle stimulator if right for you can help you gain mass when they supplement resistance training. Food is fuel, not fun; re-acquire your taste for lean protein, fruits & vegetables. Find fitness buddies. Read more
Balanced: Eating more often and slightly more each time you eat in a healthy way is the best and safest way to gain "healthy" weight. Read more
Everybody is taking supplements for gaining strength and muscle power. Is this the only way remains?
What are good drinks for during the day for someone who wants to gain weight and build up muscles? I don't mean supplements. Ps. I'm doing exercises
Non-sugary drinks: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate. 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, . ... Easier to eat protein; not add it to a drink. Read more
What do you suggest if I want to get muscular but drop weight to get ripped is there any supplement out there that will help me drop weight and gain muscle?
No magic here: Ignore all the "magic fat burners." Creatine and an electronic muscle stimulator, if okay with your physician, are plenty. Eat 1 gram of lean protein daily per pound that you currently weigh, and get used to being a bit hungry through most of the day. The real supplement that will help is intense exercise. Hit the aerobic circuit. You'll not only get the body you want; you'll be healthy. Read more
There are none: Supplements are exactly what they are, supplements. The best way to lose fat and to gain muscle is to incorporate an exercise program that will work the entire body, which includes weight lifting, some kind of aerobic exercises and be consistent. The next part which is equally important is one's nutrition. Taking the proper amount of protein, carbohydrates, and fat is the answer. Read more
I was wondering what would be a good healthy dietary plan that also promotes strength and muscle gain?
Exercise: Exercise is more important than exactly what you eat if you want to gain muscle but it would be best to avoid lots of carbohydrates and instead get your calories from healthy proteins and fats while being sure to also eat 10 servings of vegetables a day. Read more
I am 21, I have a plan to gain muscle is it advisable to use supplements in my diet? I am spending 60 min daily in gym
I'm thin guy. My height is 5.7' and weight is 53kg. I going to the gym. What is the ideal supplement to gain my muscles and weight?
Since, I am not a:
Big proponent of some of these supplements; I will instead provide info about foods that can help. Eat healthy foods
that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, >. Read more
Sir have used some supplements for muscle gains for 1yr and now it has been 2yrs I habe not used them. They are still in my body??
Probably not: Supplements could mean anything, and unfortunately, may include ingredients that are not on the label, or may not even have the labeled ingredients nor the labeled amounts of said ingredients. Without knowing what ingredients were taken, one can guess that "supplements" don't stay in the body for more than a few days, or at most a month or two. After 2 years, one can safely presume they are gone. Read more
A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more