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Muscle building exercises online?

Muscle building exercises online?

Yoga: To my mind, the type of muscle tone and well being created and maintained by yoga practice exceeds the common physical culture of body muscle power building. Strength is good, but agility is better. ...Read more

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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How to build muscle mass instead of endurance?

How to build muscle mass instead of endurance?

Strengthening exc: If you want to build muscle mass, you should do strengthening exercises (lifting weights, body weight exercises). And also eat a balanced diet with enough protein. Check this article i wrote on my blog: http://otwithmd.Com/4-healthy-ways-to-bulk-up/. ...Read more

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Would calisthenic workouts help build muscle?

Would calisthenic workouts help build muscle?

YES: "bodyweight training" is absolutely beneficial. Look at pictures of 1982 heisman trophy winner herschel walker from the university of georgia who went on to play in the nfl. His entire workout regimen consisted of nothing but calisthenics. Amazing results and very affordable ! ...Read more

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Would protein powder helps to increase muscle mass and weight?

Would protein powder helps to increase muscle mass and weight?

Yes: Protein supplements with weight bearing exercise increase muscle mass and weight. But remeber excessive use of protein supplements and break down of excessive muscle (rhabdomylysis) is an imporant cause of kidney failure in yourng healthy person who inapproprately use these supplements ...Read more

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Might heavy lifting burn fat while still building muscle mass?

Might heavy lifting burn fat while still building muscle mass?

Diet and exercise: Are the key. Watch your calories, increase your baseline metabolism by working out; this increases muscle mass and you'll burn more calories. And maintaining a positive nitrogen balance by eating enough protein is also important for building muscle mass. Don't expect miracles overnight, but set a reasonable goal to look better in a month and go from there. ...Read more

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Could lean whey protein assist in converting fat to muscle?

Could lean whey protein assist in converting fat to muscle?

No magic here: This you must accomplish yourself by exercising hard. Having enough protein in your diet simply makes it possible to build mass. ...Read more

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Can a vegan gain muscle mass and size naturally?

Sure: Incidentally, ever see a gorilla ? One of the strongest animals in the animal kingdom....They don't eat meat.....Their dna closely resembles that of humans as does their digestive tract.... ...Read more

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Do carbs or protein build muscle?

Do carbs or protein build muscle?

Building Muscle: If you are trying to build muscle then you need protein. Most people consume too much carbs. Also you are much better off having 5 meals a day then 3 meals. I supplement between the three main meals with a zero carb protein shake. It provides the carbs and keeps your body fueled. You need at least one gram of protein per body pound per day to maintain and build muscle mass. ...Read more

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Ectomorph doing which kind of lean workouts?

Ectomorph doing which kind of lean workouts?

Train hard: The term is used either for someone who is light-framed or for someone who gains muscle relatively more slowly when doing resistance training. Work out for your goals. Aerobic fitness for your definition and overall health; resistance for muscle mass (10 reps / set, 3 sets / workout; 3-4 workout / week). Eat sensibly, enough protein. Get defined & the 'big guys' will be jealous. Cheers. ...Read more

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Can strengthening muscles mean building muscles?

Can strengthening muscles mean building muscles?

To a point.: Strengthening usually requires lower reps per set (2-4) than muscle building (6-8), with consequent heavier weights. That being said, stronger muscles can be bigger muscles, just maybe not as large as those built through muscle building techniques specifically. ...Read more

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Building or losing muscle whilst losing weight?

?? a good question: Hi, obviously i would choose that you lose weight and gain muscle as the same tim but, unfortunately, most patients can't do this it would require at least an hour of sweating exercise daily and low calorie intake simultaneously.It is usually better to eat less and create a weight loss first and then concentrate on increased exercise after the weight loss to build muscle.Exercise some daily. ...Read more

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Can carbohydrates and/or lipids turn into lean muscle mass if you're working out?

Can carbohydrates and/or lipids turn into lean muscle mass if you're working out?

It's complicated...: There is not a clear answer to your question. Lipids and carbs can be broken down in a way that they are used to create some Amino Acids in your body (those considered to be 'non-essential'). But you still need to eat protein to provide your body with other Amino Acids (those considered essential) that your body can't create. These Amino Acids are linked together to create lean muscle mass. ...Read more

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Can you suggest tips/exercises for skinny guys on losing body fat and gaining lean muscle?

Can you suggest tips/exercises for skinny guys on losing body fat and gaining lean muscle?

Increase in cardio: If you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Core exercises may build muscle, but to burn fat you need to burn more than you consume and cardio is key! ...Read more

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Can cardio burn muscle mass?

Can cardio burn muscle mass?

Sometimes: You can overdo cardio and lose so much weight that you lose muscle mass. When you run a lot for long distances, you can get pretty thin if you don't also eat enough and strength train. ...Read more

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Exercises to change bulk up pectoral muscles?

Exercises to change bulk up pectoral muscles?

Pushups, for one. : Push-ups, and bench presses are the most common. Make sure that you are also doing exercises that build your back and biceps so that you keep your posture stable. ...Read more

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Which workouts are best to build upper body muscle mass?

Which workouts are best to build upper body muscle mass?

Use a trainer: The important muscles to build are the latissimus, pects major, trapezius, deltoid, biceps and triceps. Please make sure that the training is under supervision from someone experienced in training. ...Read more

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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more