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No, they aren't. If you're looking to build lean muscle mass without getting too bulky, you might want to check out high-rep training, which involves doing more repetitions with lighter weights to stimulate muscle growth without adding too much size. You can also focus on compound exercises like squats, deadlifts, and bench presses, which work for multiple muscle groups at once. As for supplements, you might want to look into SARMS. Just make sure to buy them from a reputable source. You can Get More Info here. Good luck with your muscle-building journey!

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As a woman, especially a woman with bariatric surgery, you should not be getting huge. Women do not have the testosterone to be able to build huge muscle. Bodybuilders try to build muscle are usually in a caloric surplus which is hard to do as a bariatric patient. The women you see that appear huge have worked many many years to build big mature muscles and some are taking "supplements" or performance enhancing products to artificially get bigger.

The beauty of lifting weights is that it increases your metabolism for up to 48 hours after each session. As a person that has lost a lot of weight it is great for filling in those areas where there might be some skin issues. For example exercises for the biceps, triceps and shoulders will help for those area in the upper arm that frequently have loose skin issues.

I had my surgery 25 year ago - 16 years ago I became a personal trainer because I love learning.

A simple gym routine could be

Leg Press - Lying Leg Curls - Banded Walks {or abduction machine ) These would target almost all of the leg muscles

Chest press (or pushup movement) - Lateral Pulldown - Shoulder Press

Chest Press hits your chest and triceps

Pulldowns or rows hit different parts of your back and your biceps

Shoulder Press Primarily targets your shoulders but targets the triceps as a push move

There are three was to build muscle (hypertrophy) Do the highest weight you can with good form - Do lots of reps at a lighter weight with good form - Slow the rep way down in a controlled motion You want to challenge the muscles for growth but you don't want to get hurt

Most machines have a picture that shows you have to do each exercise correctly but ask the front desk if you can get a little help. There are lots of videos online also or give me should if you need help.

I prefer bodyweight exercises but do things like the leg press because I realized I had arthritis after I lost weight and I have to be careful about some movements. I learned to master modifications.

This is just a sample idea not a prescription for medical advice.

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