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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 ...


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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