muscle building

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on muscle building...

How much protein are you getting in your diet? How much do you need?

Adequate protein intake is important to maintaining muscle mass as you age.

Which Exercise Builds the Most Muscle Mass the Quickest?

The benefits of the squat exercise for developing muscle mass and practicing alignment control.

Get Off the Treadmill

Routine repetitive cardiovascular exercise isn't enough to gain all the benefits of being physically active.

The latest on muscle strength, balance training and brain fitness

Key topics from Dr. Lavine's lecture on Muscle Strength, Balance Training and Brain Fitness

Is There a Benefit to Using Protein Drinks for Weight Loss?

Protein powder meal replacement supplements are often recommended as part of a weight-loss plan. Do they work?

Much Better Than Gatorade

Skip the Gatorade - instead, a protein-rich shake after exercise helps your body build muscle.

Restore Lean Muscle

Chronic pain and chronic illness drain your body of its strength. Not only do you feel weaker, you actually lose muscle bulk. And the longer the problem goes on, the more muscle mass you lose. But wait, it gets worse…

Keep (and Even Build) Muscle Mass as You Age

Regardless of your age or state of fitness, you can always improve your level of conditioning and build toward a healthier future.
A lot of the strength training You do is a waste of time

A lot of the strength training You do is a waste of time

Strength training is an important part of fitness and health. But you've got to do it right. This article debunks three myths about resistance exercises.

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