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Here, I made a list :) # cm^3 muscle 1 879.65 Gluteus maximus 674.00 Vastus lateralis 599.20 Adductor magnus 580.00 Vastus intermedius 5 531.90 Soleus 461.00 Vastus medialis 458.29 Gluteus medius 323.45 Rectus femoris 306.73 Psoas major 10 262.30 Latissimus dorsi 256.80 Medial gastrocnemius ...


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Your question is very general, and will therefore only attract general answers, so this will be that. Fixing posture While you don't mention this yourself, C.Lange makes a good point about posture in the comments. To elaborate, it's clear from your second picture (shoulders from the side), that your shoulders are slumped forward and your neck has a sort of ...


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I had a very similar problem when I was getting ready for my first bodybuilding competition, I know exactly what you mean. So you're around 185lbs with 12-14% body fat (which is very good, nice job). To get to even lower body fat levels, it will be hard work, but it is definitely doable. The main factor when you get to this point is fine tuning your diet in ...


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Large muscle groups develop in a more obvious way than the smaller ones. That said, you clearly understand how to build muscle through effective diet and exercise. Arms can be trained through a number of means, there are 3 major muscle groups. I'll list the best exercises that have their major focus on that muscle group but are the best compound version: ...


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Well there is this site that I've used - http://www.humanbenchmark.com/tests/reactiontime But as likely as everybody else will tell you, go play and train - that's how you're going to improve it. I'm a runner and running made my reaction times with legs and balance really great - literally I can count on my hand how many times a year I fell on my butt, ...


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“I was thinking of doing arms 2-3 times a week.Is it good to do that and if i do that how i'm gonna cover my other body parts.” If your goal is a balanced, aesthetic physique, then, “more is not necessarily better”. Hypertrophy is a very individual thing. There’s no specific set of exercises that will guarantee you growth for a specific muscle group. ...


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You'll have to ask them, as it's calculated using their own proprietary algorithm, well that or spend a few min's solving the simultaneous equation (from the values in your history) to work out the weights they've applied to your: Fat, Muscle, and Weight values to create the score: The fitness score is to help the subject to understand his/her body ...


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A Jamar hand dynamometer can be used to measure grip strength and I believe was used last year during the selection of the British bouldering team.


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If you are going to use a body composition monitor, look for one that includes the upper and lower body. If you get one combined with a scale that you step on, get one that includes the hand held sensor so that your upper body is included in the measurement. Accuracy depends. A monitor can over-estimate or under-estimate, but if you are using it to ...


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Take pictures. I assume you're still a beginner, hence trying to gain muscle and lose fat at the same time. This is only achievable by beginners because the body is not used to the exercising/weightlifting yet. Take pictures once a week/month to keep track of progress. The reason you don't see progress in the mirror is because you look at your daily ...


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The most successfull general body type for Olympic lifters (especially lighter weight classes) is an Endomporph. Endomorphs are characterized as having short limbs and more normal length torsos, which will appear longer. In effect giving the appearance of a long back


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Protein does indeed build muscle, so, it’s going to be hard to add mass without sufficient protein intake. However, you don’t necessarily need to take protein supplements if your diet is adequately meeting your protein requirements when you train. You should try to get your protein intake from food sources first and supplement only if you can't seem to ...


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Fat distribution in your body is entirely linked with your genetics. In general, for men, the last/hardest area to burn fat is located on the belly, and above the hips (side of the belly). But this can really differ from one guy to another, for example: I have remaining fat on the belly, and on the whole back (top to bottom), but no fat at all on my chest,...


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You will weigh less after a hot shower, and, you hit the nail on the head; sweating and dehydration. You're losing water weight in a hot shower and depending on how long and how hot your shower is, this number can differ. It's similar to how MMA fighters sit in a sauna before weigh-in in order to make their weight class. The important part here is this ...


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TL;DR: 18 y/o male, 140lbs, 5'8", don't really work out, asocial, stressed and depressed. I'm looking to gain insight on my body and health advice. Insights on dietary habits would be super useful here! What we consume is an incredibly important consideration when we start a wellness journey. Especially since you mentioned being stressed and depressed; ...


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To me that is even more complicated, since English is my second language. Anyway. If you have muscle name - use wikipedia. That is not perfect, as a source of information, however do great job as a starting point. Here is example - that is part of lower back. "Rhomboids" and "Teres major", are at top of your back - so I would say - that is upper back. ...


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To answer your question... You'd probably build muscle with that diet. I believe the recommended protein intake is 1.5 grams per kilogram to build muscle. Your diet has you at 95 grams if it's been calculated correctly so, yeah, no protein powder needed. I have to be honest... While I applaud your efforts in eating right and trying to build some muscle (and ...


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First, as a minor note, you're not seeing arteries, you're seeing veins. Hence getting more "vascular" due to shed body fat. I can almost guarantee that working out your core is not the reason for gaining 10lbs. Maybe, and that's a MASSIVE maybe, side planks led to your obliques being developed and added maybe a lbs of solid muscle which could lead to a ...


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Simply record your natural waist, hips, and umbilicus circumferences along with your sagittal abdominal diameter each month, and graph the data.


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Your genes determine your body shape. You can't correct something that's not incorrect, but you can make yourself more aesthetic by adding mass to your lower and upper body in correct proportions. Start lifting weights and eat more. Some people are naturally thin and need to eat more than they actually want to if they are going to add weight.


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The "how" is briefly explained in the instructions from page 14 onwards. In essence: Weight is measured; height is entered; BMI is calculated from those; body fat and water percentages, muscle and bone mass are calculated using a tiny electric current; I would guess the metabolic rates are based on average levels using all of the above plus the user's ...


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If I understand your question properly, you're asking if there's a point in measuring the whole body fat when the body is disproportionate, right? While there are devices that focus more of the upper limbs than lower limbs and vice versa (based on the entry point for the bio-electrical impedance used for the measurement), it doesn't make much sense to ...


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When it comes to nutrition assessment there are your ABCD's of assessing it. A- For Anthropometry involves measuring your BMI, waist circumference etc. B- For biochemical which you cannot readily do at home. C- For clinical features. Here you look at the color of your hands , that is are they reddish as an indicator of adequate iron or very pale due to low ...


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You can put those numbers into a site like: http://www.linear-software.com/online.html And you should get a good BF% number back. Not sure what Illioc is though?


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As BIA based scales / gadgets appear to be no more accurate than a number of the regression formula that have been developed over the years I'd suggest you simply start with a cheap "Body Fat Calliper" e.g. and look at installing one of the many free Body Fat estimating and tracking App's on any phone or tablet you have e.g and find a friend to pinch ...


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height makes everything (except reaching the top shelf) harder, even your heart at rest must pump harder. Imagine a 7 foot person doing a plank versus a 5 foot person. Imagine that 7 foot person doing a simple bicep curl, they may be moving the weight twice the distance of the 5 foot person, as well as the leverage on their joint being twice as much. The ...


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I weigh myself once a week, first thing Sunday morning after I wake up and urinate. I don't drink anything until after I have weighed myself. Then I enter the weight. For me, weighing myself helps me to avoid eating too little, which I've tended to do to "make sure" I was losing weight when I avoided the scale in the past. So avoiding the scale is ...


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