A member asked:

How to gain weight in specific area? i don't gain weight on my legs at all, i know it's genetics but if i eat a lot will it eventually go to legs?

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Dr. Rafael Lugo answered

Specializes in General Surgery

Skinny legs can be a genetic trait, but you can overcome by weightlifting and focusing on legs. Talk to your doctor before exercising and also consider hiring a personal trainer to help you attain your goals.

Answered Aug 4, 2018

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