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How To Build Muscle Size Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Build Muscle Size.

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Toning vs. Bulking Up: The Real Facts

Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined...  Read more

Reference Guide to Strength Training

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. Every movement we make—from walking to driving—involves our muscles. Muscles are unique. They have the ability to relax, contract, and...  Read more

Gender and Weight Loss: How Your Sex Affects Your Success

No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.) This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you...  Read more

3 Weight Loss Tips for Men

If you’re a man who’s trying to lose weight and get fit, you’ve probably noticed that most of the books, magazines, and programs on these subjects aren’t really aimed at you. Most are for women. And the others seem to have bod...  Read more

Expert Solutions: Cardio or Strength Training First?

It’s an age-old question, with no right answers. If you have to do both in the same day, does it matter whether you do strength training or cardio first? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice their opinions on this hot topic. Dean Ande...  Read more

anyone know what a serving size is for the chicken
Updated 5/18/2015 3:30:56 PM

anyone know what a serving size is for the chicken taco stew recipe in spark? I'm assuming one cup. It says 14 servings for recipe didn't want to measure whole batch....  Read more

So excited tonight! I tried on my size 6 skinny j
Updated 5/15/2015 1:46:51 PM

So excited tonight! I tried on my size 6 skinny jeans, and I actually got them on!! They're still real tight and I barely got them zipped, but I still squeezed into them!! Tight or not, I thought I'd never see those days again.😀😀😀...  Read more

Muscle does NOT "weigh more than fat". It is MORE
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Muscle does NOT "weigh more than fat". It is MORE DENSE: the same weight takes up less space. A pound is a pound, fat or not. That being said, your body may have found its "happy weight". How tall are you? Even at 5'2", my happy weight is about 140....  Read more

Use the full site to build a recipe in that sectio
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Use the full site to build a recipe in that section of the site. Measure/weigh everything you use, and then tell it how many servings are in your recipe. It'll spit out nutrition info for you....  Read more

Add in some strength training. As you build muscle
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Add in some strength training. As you build muscle, it will help you look slimmer since muscle is more dense than fat (1 lb muscle takes up less space than 1 lb fat). You can lose a clothing size without changing your weight much w/ strength training...  Read more

Lift heavy weights

Lifting heavy weights will build muscle mass and you will burn more calories doing anything at any given time....  Read more

Eat Lean Protein at every meal!

Lean protein helps your body build/repair strong muscles and keeps you from snacking between your 5-6 small meals per day!...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

One Simple Tip to Tone Your Trouble Zones

One of the most common questions I hear from new and seasoned exercisers alike isn't about which exercises are most effective or whether you should work out on an empty stomach. It's a question of timing. Should you do cardio or strength trai...  Read more

Are Genes To Blame For Your Battle With Weight?

I've never thought I was a lot like my mother. We don't have the same features, and our personalities are very different. But as I've gotten older, I see more of her in me. I've noticed (or many times my husband has noticed) me using some of her f...  Read more