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A 45-year-old member asked:

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 33 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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A 19-year-old male asked:

Doctor I am about to take protein shakes for my self .. But i don't know which one is gud please help i want to gro muscles n my weight is 89 kg height5.11?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Rheumatology 52 years experience
See details: Protein shakes will not increase muscle mass. Strength training is the only approach that works.

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