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If trying to build muscle is it better to play basketball then lift weights or lift weights then play basketball?
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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These activities are examples of different types of exercise.
Weights will build strength and muscle bulk. Basketball will improve your overall aerobic fitness level and help with your endurance for sustained activity. Both are excellent and i would recommend you both to be fit. However, for building mucscle bulk, weight training is preferred.

In brief: See below
These activities are examples of different types of exercise.
Weights will build strength and muscle bulk. Basketball will improve your overall aerobic fitness level and help with your endurance for sustained activity. Both are excellent and i would recommend you both to be fit. However, for building mucscle bulk, weight training is preferred.
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