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How to Build Muscle, According to Science

Your muscles change a lot over the course of your life. In this episode, Patrick breaks down everything you need to know about how muscles form, grow, and how to stay strong later in life.
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While some aspects of aging are hard to picture and are the topic of ongoing research, one that we know quite a bit about is muscle.

But muscle is complex. Not only is it always adapting to how we use it, our muscle also changes multiple times over the course of our lives.

Today, we’ll learn about how our muscles change from the time we’re just a fetus, to our last mortal moments. There are three types of muscle: cardiac muscle, smooth muscle, and skeletal muscle.

As you might’ve guessed, cardiac muscle exists in our hearts. Smooth muscle can be found around our blood vessels and certain organs. And finally skeletal muscle is the type of muscle that lets you move you body, and it is also the focus of this episode.

Skeletal muscle is the most massive group of tissue in your body accounting for about forty percent of your body weight, so where does it come from?

Find out the answer and more in this Human.

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“Muscles form when specialized long and tubular cells, known as myocytes, band together in a process called myogenesis. These fibers are distributed throughout our bodies and come in many different shapes, sizes, and forms.”

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“Sarcopenia, also known as muscle loss, is a common condition that affects 10% of adults who are over 50 years old. While it can decrease life expectancy and quality of life, there are actions you can take to prevent and even reverse the condition.”

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“There are three types of muscle atrophy: physiologic, pathologic, and neurogenic. Physiologic atrophy is caused by not using the muscles enough. This type of atrophy can often be reversed with exercise and better nutrition.”


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    @ 4:36, Not sure how the math works on muscle loss but 1-2% per year loss starting at around age 30 and having only losing 20-30% of your peak muscle by the time your 70 doesn't seem to add up.

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    saipavankumar muppalaneni

    click bait

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    Man if I loose anymore muscle I’ll vanish. Why is it soooooo hard to keep it on. Goddamn, people trying to loose weight and I’m here trying to keep it on.

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    Doctor doodler

    Amazing… I made a video too on the same topic 😀

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    anthony roberts

    Muscle loss is due to not wking the muscles out and eating fast food bad eating habits that most Americans have.

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    Disliked for clickbait

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    Luckily there is enough AAS too counteract the ageing process…

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    Make a video on skin color

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    Misleading title

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    Nice thumbnail 😄

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    Really, what is spacial about fragile

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    Krishnent S Kumar

    Maybe a better thumbnail next time ?

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    biological Health

    Who is this idiot talking in this video?

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    My appearance looks like I’m in my 20’s but my body feels like real age (in the 40’s).

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