A 25-year-old member asked:
How often should i workout if i want to gain muscle mass, what protein supplements if any should i take?
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Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
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Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
2-3 times a wk: Strength training 2-3 times a week helps to build muscle mass. Protein supplements aren't necessary but you should be getting adequate protein in your diet. Talk with your doctor or a nutritionist to determine how much protein you should be getting for your age and weight. The institute of medicine recommends 0.8 grams/kg bodyweight/day.
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Last updated Apr 10, 2018
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