Tag: muscle

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How Alcohol Affects Muscle

The study involving 8 men shows how drinking alcohol for 3 hours affected muscle protein synthesis. The study tested the effects of alcohol on the body with different types of meals: whey protein after exercise, protein plus alcohol, and carbohydrates plus alcohol. The use of alcohol, even along with protein foods, suppresses the anabolic response in skeletal muscles and therefore… Read more →

Muscle Fatigue

At the start of exercising or when performing tasks, your muscles feel strong and resilient. However, over time and after repeating movements, your muscles may begin to feel weaker and tired. This can be defined as muscle fatigue. Muscle fatigue is a symptom that decreases your muscles’ ability to perform over time. It can be associated with a state of… Read more →