By Jonathan Weiss | Mar 18, 2013 01:14 PM EDT
A new study treated patients who were deficient with vitamin D and saw that muscles became far more efficient after treatment with the hormone. Research can go a long way to help the elderly, people with muscle diseases and even athletes.
By Christopher Brown | Oct 12, 2012 05:22 PM EDT
A muscle building diet has to incorporate all three of the major food groups: protein, fats and carbohydrates. Protein, fats and carbohydrates each play an important role in helping one to build muscle. The majority of one's diet should come from healthy carbohydrates which act as your body's main energy source.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 26, 2012 03:33 PM EDT
Drinking beer can keep you strong in old age, according to Japanese scientists who found a substance in hops that can actually prevent muscle tissue from deteriorating.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 17, 2012 03:11 PM EDT
Scientists are implanting pieces of pig tissue in wounded soldiers to help regrow torn-out muscle in a new clinical trial.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 31, 2012 04:57 PM EDT
Want to get jacked, but too lazy to hit the weight room?
By Christine Hsu | Aug 23, 2012 12:28 PM EDT
Scientists concluded that 30 minutes of daily exercise was as "equally effective" at losing weight as 60 minutes of training.