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If you starve yourself but do weight exercises at the same time will you lose muscle mass?


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Answered 2006-12-29 19:03:04

Of course you will lose muscle mass if you don't eat enough protein and other foods to get those vitamins a body needs. Starving yourself could cause you to end up becoming Anorexic and even Bulimic and that's not a pretty picture. Anorexics especially can starve themselves or at least eat so little that their bodies begin to feed of itself and eventually this can cause organs to shut-down and heart attacks leading to death!

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If you starve yourself does your body use fat or muscle first?

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How do you get thicker?

The answer is not to stuff yourself with food, its to do leg exercises. I know what your thinking, if i exercise then i will lose more weight. But that's not true at all. If you try to stuff yourself then you will get fat in all the places that you didn't intend to get fat. Leg exercises will give you muscle.


How much weight do you lose when you starve yourself?

If for one day 5kg.


Is it harmful to starve yourself to lose weight?

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How long do you starve yourself till you lose 5 pounds?

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In what way muscle training is different than body exercise of weight training?

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What are the best doctor recommended osteoporosis exercises?

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How can diet affect an athletics performance?

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One strategy in a sensible weight management plan is?

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How much weight can you lose when you starve yourself?

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Will you gain all your weight back once you start eating again if you starve yourself for a month?

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Do you put on weight when you first starve yourself?

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Is it true that if you starve yourself you will not lose weight?

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Is it a good idea to starve yourself to lose weight?

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If you exercise and cant lose any weight what can you do to lose weight?

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When doing weight-training exercises what muscle groups should you start?

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How do you convince your parents to let you starve yourself?

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