muscle mass

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    How TRT Increases Muscle Mass

    The study found that testosterone increases muscle mass not by stimulating growth, but by slowing breakdown. The abstract says: "Here, we examined skeletal muscle biopsies obtained before and 24-h after the last dose of treatment with either testosterone gel (n = 12) or placebo (n = 13) for...
  2. F

    Calories and putting on muscle mass?

    I have read here on the forum you need to eat a surplus of about 500 calories over your recommended caloric intake based on your weight. For me that is 1850 + 500 = 2350 I have been doing this and stepping up my workouts at the gym for about 4 weeks and I am seeing my layer of fat increase...
  3. J

    Can't put on size/mass my limbs

    My current VL is 150 and my CD4 is about 350. All of my other "numbers" are within range. I have no other health concerns other than chronic allergies/sinusitis. I was diagnosed early this year and have been so Stribild since then this month makes about 8 months. I workout on average 4 times...
  4. Nelson Vergel

    People with higher muscle mass live longer

    Muscle Mass Index As a Predictor of Longevity in Older Adults The American Journal of Medicine Volume 127, Issue 6, Pages 547–553, June 2014 Objective Obesity (as defined by body mass index) has not been associated consistently with higher mortality in older adults. However, total body...
  5. Nelson Vergel

    Older Adults: Build Muscle and You'll Live Longer

    New UCLA research suggests that the more muscle mass older Americans have, the less likely they are to die prematurely. The findings add to the growing evidence that overall body composition—and not the widely used body mass index, or BMI—is a better predictor of all-cause mortality. The study...
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    Maintaining Muscle Mass and Aging

    Aging is inevitable. No one truly wants to accept their own mortality or the loss of their vigor and vitality. Our skin begins to lull, our hair grey's, our motor skills begin to dissipate and the battle to maintain our hormone levels becomes ever so frustrating. For men, the fact that we both...
  7. Gene Devine

    L-Citrulline helps you hold on to muscle mass during a weight-loss diet

    You guys who use my nitric oxide stack know how much I love L-Citruline Here's a review of a study that may suggest that muscle wasting can be halted when dieting or leaning out. We work our asses for our muscled physique and when we want to lean out we don't want to lose lean muscle mass...
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