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How to gain weight an muscle mass?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Diet and muscle mass: To gain muscle weight you have to consume enough calories. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase one's body mass. Try push-ups, sit-ups, pull-ups, leg-lifts, and other exercises not needing a gym.

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A 49-year-old member asked:

How can I gain weight and add muscle mass?

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Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 33 years experience
Gain Muscle Mass: You are what you eat. Consume more protein and add exercise and you gain muscle. Overeat carbs and fat and don't exercise and you gain fat. You should eat 1 gram of protein for every pound of ideal body weight. For instance, if your ideal body weight should be 180 pounds, then you should eat 180 grams of protein a day...As long as you don't have any kidney disease.
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Why is it so difficult for me to gain weight/muscle?

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Dr. LERENA Yielding
Family Medicine 32 years experience
WRONG DIET AND EXERC: Doing the correct exercises and doint themn correctly can improve muscle strenght and weight. Eating correctly can also help.
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What to eat to gain weight and how to gain muscle mass?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Exercise & protein: Any vigorous exercise will do; weight training may be more effecive. Maintain protein intake of about one gram or more/kg of body weight.
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How to gain weight and build muscle mass?

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Dr. Mark Sterling
undefined 30 years experience
Eat well & exercise: That's the best combination combined with perseverance. Adequate protein intake to maintain a positive nitrogen balance is also necessary. There are lots of programs to get you started working with a trainer at a local gym, getting info off the internet or even ask your family doctor.
A 23-year-old male asked:

Wanna gain weight muscle mass how do I do is fast?

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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
High Protein Diet: and resistance exercises such as weight lifting, machine exercise, and strength exercises like pushups, pullups, squats and lunges. Consider a weight vest during aerobic portion of your work outs (Walk don't run with the vest) Avoid the temptation to use any anabolic drugs or supplements. They can be harmful to your liver. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!

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