Could anemia negatively affect putting on muscle or muscle mass?

Since getting blood to muscles is obviously the key factor in building more muscle mass after and during weight lifting, could an individual having anemia have a harder time gaining muscle mass?

Not sure if it is relevant, but I thought I’d ask 🙂

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  1. galloppal says:

    Yes, since the metabolic functions in the muscle cells require oxygen, a limited supply would interfere with the cell metabolim.

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