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How Do I Gain Weight In My Upper Body
I only gain weight in my upper body and my legs are skinny i want to gain weight all over what can I do ? All my weight goes to stomach and back help
Exercise.: The distribution of fat is genetic - there is no exercise to put or remove fat selectively- but the distribution of muscle is under your control. Exercise the areas of our body that you want to fill out and it will fill out with muscle. There is no magic cure. It takes months. ...Read more
Why can't i gain weight in my body anymore? Especially my upper body including my waist. I only gain weight in my face. Solutions ?
Weight gain: Is it just "weight" (including fat) that you're wanting to gain in your upper body, or are you looking more for muscle? Gaining muscle requires a healthy food plan along with weight training to increase your muscles' size. You will also need extra protein. See your doctor to make sure this won't be a risk to you, and so you stay healthy. A trainer can help with workout guidance & diet too. ...Read more
Hi my legs never gain weight my upper body is the only place that my weight goes to and i hate it :-( what can I do to change this ? Surgery ? Pills?
58 year old female gets plenty of exercise and eats a clean, correct diet but is gaining so much upper body weight. Why?
Need fewer calories: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as she does not eat or drink back more calories after the activity. Examples: if walking, take a longer route; use stairs instead of elevators; park a block from school and walk there with the kids; at home, skip dessert and go walk around the block instead. Doctor can check to be sure weight gain is not water, tumor, etc... ...Read more
I have a high metabolism and difficulty in gaining weight in the upper body area. All the fat gets concentrated on my lower body and thighs. What diet and exercise is required to change this?
I am over 50 and have been steadily gaining weight. I stopped going to the gym a few months ago because even after a light work out my muscles would take days to recover and immediately following upper body workout my hands would shake uncontrollably and
One Size: Won't "fit all" people. That said, the "best" program is the (1) safest one for an individual (relating to one's medical condition), the one (2) most likely to engage consistency, & the one (3) that targets all aspects of fitness (aerobics, endurance, strength). So, (1) discussion with an md; (2) reflection on one's favorite; (3) search within healthtap's existing answers for program ideas. Enjoy! ...Read more
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