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what to do if i cannot build muscle or gain weight?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Eat healthy high : calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes,
Answered on Oct 11, 2018
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, Smoothies (w added silken tofu or powdered milk), Greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. Some people add whey proteins. Consider working with personal trainer or nutritionist.
Jul 27, 2014

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No easy way!: Hard physical and mental effort, with the proper diet, including high protein. No easy way around this. Period!
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