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Should i replace some of my meals with protein shakes or bars? will that help me gain muscle weight faster?

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Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Bariatrics 34 years experience
No: To gain muscle, you must increase strength training. Check with your local university, to see if there is an exercise physiologist. They can help you design a weight lifting program to help you build muscle. He correctly, limit soda, sugar, carbohydrates. Increase your protein, an increase your cardiovascular exercise. I hope this helps.

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