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70 days of inactivity will have a muscle atrophy effect. There are measures to limit the extent to which muscle wanes, but still, without use, they will deteriorate. I don't know what NASA is planning to do to counter these effects, but researchers have found that neuromuscular electrical stimulation can keep muscle protein synthesis active in comatose ...


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My first recommendation is for patience. In particular, gaining mass at a rate that brings with it more muscle size than fat requires a good deal of patience. You should aim for an increase of 3 lbs/ month or 0.75 lbs per week. If you see no change in mass, eat more food--particularly more carbs If you see a change in mass that's too fast, eat less food ...



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