U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 25-year-old female asked:

i'm underweight and need to put on and gain much weight .does exercices like jump rope that i practise can lead to lose more weight as it is said ?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 45 years experience
Weight Gain: You are more likely to gain weight through weight training three times a week than aerobic exercise, although jumping rope is great for fitness but try to accent weight training until you gain sufficient weight. Also consult with a nutritionist to help design a food plan that will also help you. Check with your doctor to make sure no medical issues are causing your problem. Best wishes.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Feb 4, 2017

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.