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... I actually read this somewhere or heard it. But what it said was that you should have a 24 hour break between doing the same exercises. This give your muscle fibers time to repair. And in that repair time they are getting bigger and more toned. So please don't shot me as this is as I put down at the top of the post. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for the advice guys. I woke up this morning and was finally able to walk normally. I feel a lot better today. Also, I have to say thanks Naxis. I have been following all your advice and got on the scale this morning 7 pounds lighter than last time. It's been about 5 or 6 weeks, so I'm feeling good about that number. I'm going to measure my body fat tomorrow, so... (4 replies)
... Running is actually a good idea. It's not weight training the muscle, but still uses the muscles which pumps blood back into the muscles and helps heal it a little quicker. And usually helps get rid of soreness a little. Just avoid sitting still for too long. Like MaxOT said, the rest is just time. :) It'll be better in a couple days. (4 replies)

... The time it take for full muscle recovery after intense weightlifting depends on a number of things. ... (4 replies)
... of your muscle repair takes place within an hour after you finish your workout. Thus the importance of protein shakes right after working out. ... (4 replies)
... t taken a day off in a couple months, I'm not too thrilled about having pulled a muscle. However, I know that only more damage will be done if I don't take some time to rest. I tried walking on the treadmill this morning, but even that really isn't possible yet. My question is, how should I be eating while recovering... ... (0 replies)
KP in T-Town
Dec 9, 2011
... I have a general questions concerning fitness and diet. On September 1st of this year I made a decision to make a lifestyle change to get into shape. At the time I weighed 207 and today I'm 190. ... (0 replies)
... Supplements are pretty useless. You will see significant gains in the beginning pretty quickly anyway, so theres no need to waste money trying to speed that process up. Now, if you're interested in using something like whey/protein shakes, you certainly can if you want to. Getting enough protein is definitely important to muscle gain and if for whatever reason you aren't... (7 replies)
Building Muscle
Jun 30, 2007
... To begin building muscle you must start by tearing down muscle. ... (7 replies)
... you have 2 muscle fibre types. ... (8 replies)
Apr 16, 2006
... Okay, there are a few problems with your workouts. First, you have a lot of focus on the arms which will not do a lot to make you stronger if your larger muscle groups aren't trained as hard, or harder. ... (5 replies)
... Now that I am getting back into working out, it seems like it is extremely hard to build muscle on my right arm again. My left one is fine, but my right just seems to be "destroyed". ... (3 replies)
... Protein, as Naxis said, is essential for everyone in terms of muscle repair and so on. ... (7 replies)
... I know it is good to stretch the muscle group that you have just worked out right after your workout. And that it is better to stretch a warmed up muscle than a cold one. But........ ... (1 replies)
... ing "catch up". Think of it as a break if you miss a day or a session and pick up where you left off next time. It's easy to get used to excess which can lead to muscle wasting, injury, or burnout. But like Chappy said, once in a while is ok, just don't make it a common game plan. It's just not necessary. ... (4 replies)
... The key to this is timing of meals and the WAY that you weight train. You can actually keep a daily caloric deficit and increase some muscle so long as you are getting in more, high quality calories around your training. What I mean by that is pre and post workout nutrition. ... (3 replies)
... I get this big time when I do new workouts and really lift heavy, it's especially noticeable the first workout. ... (1 replies)
... As I understand it there are 2 different kinds of soreness. The garden variety which is due to lactic acid in the muscle which is likely to happen immediately after you lift or the other kind which is Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness or DOMS. ... (4 replies)
... Protien is very essential to lifting. You must get at least 1-1.5 grams of protien to pound of body weight. I've done extensive research and your body cannot handle over 1.5 grams per pound of body weight .. so it doesn't pay to go over board. But yes, even if you are eating diet, I doubt you are getting enough protien. Keep a log and see how much you get in one day. I'd... (11 replies)
... Drop the cals or hike up the cardio unless you wanna get fat. Without lifting, your caloric demands drop significantly (as does overall metabolism). Still eat 6x a day, just have smaller meals. You wont need so much protein if you dont have muscle repair to worry about, so save yourself some cutting time later and make a serious effort to maintain cardio (HIIT if you want to... (4 replies)

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