Muscular System


If a man weighs 170 pounds (77 kilograms), how many pounds of muscle does he have?

A man who weighs 170 pounds (77 kilograms) has about 81 pounds (37 kilograms) of muscle distributed as 68 pounds (31 kilograms) of skeletal muscle and 13 pounds (6 kilograms) of cardiac and smooth muscle. A woman who weights 120 pounds (54 kilograms) has a total muscle weight of 45 pounds (20 kilograms).


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