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Archive for August 2018
The human body has three types of muscle: skeletal muscle, smooth muscle (in the walls of the organs) and cardiac (heart) muscle. The majority of the body’s muscle is skeletal: there are over 600 skeletal muscles in the body making up about 40% of total body mass. So when it comes to building muscle mass, you need to focus hard on building, or at least maintaining, your existing level of skeletal muscle.
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