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A 16-year-old male asked:

I'm 16 and a guy skinny fat how do i become muscular without going to the gym i don't eat fish or eggs, sometimes i eat meat, how to not be skinny fat?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Well - if you want: to become muscular - just sitting around isn't going to make it happen. If you decide to get serious about building muscle, talk to your coach or a trainer about getting you on a schedule and teaching you the right exercises.
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Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Building muscles: Unfortunately, without working your muscles (muscles get bigger when they are "worked out" ) they won't get bigger - so the gym is the way to go or you could start at home - a gallon of water is 8 pounds so you could make your own weights - You might want to consider a protein supplement if you start to work out - most vitamin shops should carry one. The exercise should be balanced.
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Last updated Nov 18, 2014


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