Bodybuilding uses increasing endurance training to build the muscles of the body for esthetic goals. In bodybuilding, the muscles are put through bodily stress and stimuli, which initiates an adaptation process of the central nervous system and the muscle. With routine workouts, adaptation occurs in 21 days, to which the central nervous system responds by making the muscle more efficient, and the muscle reacts by increasing in size. It also relies on the macronutrients available.
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Query: Hello doctor, This is for an international publication. Please provide as much detail as possible in your response. We will include your name there. We are presenting this inquiry with the consent of iClinique. Alcohol consumption in bodybuilders and Athletes. Good, Bad, Right, Wrong. Alcohol, do... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Alcohol has a negative influence on professional bodybuilders and athletes. It causes social issues, disrupts routines, toxic metabolites damage the liver and muscles, acetyl CoA produces fat deposition, and alcohol in... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old male. I have a very lean body. Since my childhood, no changes have happened. My height is approximately 5 feet and 6.9 inches. In between, I suffered from pneumonia and asthma a few years ago. But now I am fine. I want to develop my body. What should I do? Please hel... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. To gain weight healthily, you need to build muscle. I advise you to do regular physical activity and have a healthy diet. 1. Healthy diet: Do not start eating oily or junk food to gain weight, because that would only lead to a gain in fat and health problems, like h... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I am a sportsperson. I like to train hard, and I have prepared for many years in weight-lifting and bodybuilding. I took a blood test a few days ago, and I have had a too high CK level of 13000 IU/L, and the doctor told me to take it easy, but I cannot. Again, I tested my blood, and the CK... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you are a weight lifter and a bodybuilder, and you had a history of high CK (creatine kinase) levels, but that was normal on a repeat test. Serum CK levels may increase for many reasons: after a heart attack, ske... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old. My diet is normal, but my body is not growing proportionately. Only my stomach is growing. My BMI is 28.14. What should I do for it? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned your body mass index (BMI) which is 28.14 and is normal in this age group. To remain healthy, you should start doing morning walk and join a gym if you want to build your muscles. Also, you should start eating more protein in your diet like egg, chicke... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 60-year-old male in good condition. I am not taking any medication. There are ongoing painful back muscle aches apparently for months. I used SARM for workouts. I had poor hydration habits, with too much caffeine and not taking enough water. I stopped taking the SARM supplement one... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It may or may not be directly related to SARM (selective androgen receptor modulator) use. Backache is a prevalent problem in this age group, and your BMI (body mass index) is 39 (attachment removed to protect patient identity), which predisposes you to spine problems l... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, Can I start bodybuilding at the age of 18? Will this stop me from growing tall? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I advise you to start sports first and after a year or so, you can start going to the gym. This is because men grow in height till 20 years and after that, the growth stops. Until then, be inclined towards sports like basketball, jogging, running, bar pull-ups ti... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am looking very thin by body, face, etc. My physique is not getting improved even after taking sufficient and proper meals, fruits, milk, egg, etc. Please suggest. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First I want to know whats your height before determining whether your weight is less or normal. Also how old are you? Many people up to the age of 25-26 will not gain weight and look slim and later they start gaining weight without doing anything. The simple princi... Read Full »