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Q How long does it take to start losing muscle tone if you’ve stopped exercising due to injury?

“Injury often puts a muscle to rest—and rest is bad for muscles,” says William Roberts, M.D., a sports medicine physician.

Studies show that a person at bed rest can lose about 20%

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