Muscle (tone & mass)

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Anecdotal observations by John Thomas

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Muscle ‘tone’ (MT) is the muscle’s resistance to passive stretch during resting state. Flacid is the opposite of toned.

Overview

Think of MT as the appearance of body tissues when not consciously ‘flexing’. Posture has everything to do with shape and form

Tone is an indicator of the overall health and condition of the muscles; the condition of involuntary muscles the body uses to operate its physiology, such as: bladder control, intestinal peristalsis, heart rhythm, etc.

Muscle mass refers to soft tissue found in most animals. Muscle cells contain protein filaments of actin and myosin that slide past one another, producing a contraction that changes both the length and the shape of the cell.

Muscles function to produce force and motion. They are primarily responsible for maintaining and changing posture, locomotion, as well as movement of internal organs, such as the contraction of the heart and the movement of food through the digestive system via peristalsis.

Muscle is divided into three categories: structural, smooth and cardiac.  Good muscle tone and mass translates good health and young metabolic rate. Healthy people have good muscle tone and they repair and build muscle mass effortlessly because their bio-electric age is ‘young’.

Loss of tone and mass says the body is not able to grow and repair; meaning the connective tissues of the body are NOT healthy; they are degenerating.

Solutions

To grow muscle and possess good tone, you must detoxify your body of the excess waste it holds and stimulate the vital organs to get into growth mode. The process depends on each circumstance and will require guidance.

Suggestions

  1. Change your lifestyle and your diet.
  2. Embrace Young Again Club Protocols.
  3. Ask for help and be open to new ideas.

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