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A 29-year-old male asked:

I've always been tall/skinny but cannot gain a pound regardless. i consume 3500+ calories min, workout, eat 1g protein per lbs & still 6'3" 135lbs. ?

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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 39 years experience
Metabolic rate: If u maintain a certain caloric intake and activity regimen weight remains constant then your body is in equilibrium. Keep a food diary you should eat aprox 2500 kcal/day to maintain a weight of aprox. 180 lbs. With moderate activity. Food intake should be balanced between carbs/fats/protein. If you want to increase muscle mass there are many programs that can help u. Have doc check thyroid.

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Last updated May 19, 2013

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