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In layman's terms, what exactly is lean body mass?

Your weight minus fa. This means the fat free weight of your body. In other words how much of your weight is made up of the fat and how much is fat free...Which is mostly made up by muscles and bones. Read more...

How can I build up (lean) body mass?

Several factors. Do you want to know,how,to build muscle without bulk? Start with a healthy balanced diet. Cardiovascular exercise is best if you keep a moderately elevated heart rate over longer time periods. Weight training should use light weights at high repetitions. Some activities lend themselves directly to this goal including some forms of yoga and dance, as well as The Firm exercise series. Read more...

How does lean body mass affect the clearance rate of drugs?

Clearance of drugs. This depends on your muscle and fat and the drug. I would Goolge drug metabolism for a more detialed answer. Also can go to drugs.com and check how different drugs can affect the metabolism of other drugs. Read more...

If I gain weight and exercise in between, will I lose the weight I gained or just build lean body mass?

It depends. As you exercise, you build muscle. Muscle weighs more than fat, so you may gain weight but nevertheless be healthier. As you consume more calories than you burn, you gain weight. But if you do not exercise, you will gain fat weight, not muscle weight. What the scale says is not as important as how you feel and how much muscle you have compared to fat. Read more...

What would be a highly effective kind of protein for gaining lean body mass?

Depends. If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. Read more...

What is the best kind of protein shake for gaining lean body mass?

WHEY it out. Hydrolysed whey protein is rich in all of the essential and non-essential amino acids, which are the building blocks for all proteins including muscle. It is rich in glutamine and has precursors to produce glutathione, a powerful anti-oxidant in our body. Don't need all the marketing hype. Just pure whey will do. Read more...