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What are muscles made of?

Dr. Vonda Wright, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
Muscles are made of protein, and their building blocks are the amino acids. When you use your muscles in daily activity or exercise, they are broken down. But protein repairs this damage and rebuilds muscle.
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