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Tips To Gain Weight Quickly
If no illness...: To gain weight, one has to consume more calories than he or she is burning. 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. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. "Fast" isn't a safe option though. ...Read more
Eat fewer calories: Our bodies are in balance. If we eat more calories than we use, we gain weight. If we eat FEWER calories than we use, we lose weight. (People who stay the same weight eat more than they use on some days, and less than they use on other days... but it averages out over time, so that they are eating and using the same number of calories.) Eating FEWER calories than needed, will cause weight loss. ...Read more
How quickly?: Eat a balanced breakfast- egg,yogurt,fruit & oatmeal Last meal before 6PM.Small frequent meals. Plenty of water,nuts,vegetables of various colours. Salad/salmon diet-Refer to drhoffman.com 30 min exercise-walking,stretching,yoga,Zumba- any movements.No need for gym. Avoid all artificial sweeteners- use stevia ...Read more
The smart way.: To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more
No healthy way: There is no healthy way to lose weight quickly. Extremely low calorie diets don't work, because such diets cannot be continued for long, and the dieters gain their weight right back. A person needing to lose a lot of weight should be evaluated by her doctor to be sure there are not medical conditions related to her obesity. Together, they can plan to lose 1-1.5 lbs/wk which is 50-80 lbs in a year! ...Read more
Tricky: First wt (lb) x 10 = calories used 4000 calories net in or out is a pound gained/lost. Eat less,exercise more. Learn from mistakes on why that didn't work out. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/1708440999?token=378a5145 It isn't possible to lose a lot of weight immediately. The energy has to go somewhere and it takes time to moblize it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not quick. Not easy.: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Add protein: egg white, chicken breast, salmon,... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu,... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat, eat, eat.: You can gain calories by just eating more food. People tend to gain weight with meat because it's more calorie-dense than other foods, but you'd gain more weight by just eating more of less calorie-dense foods. Just keep it healthy - there's a difference between gaining muscle weight and just getting fat. And exercise as well, so you gain lean mass and not just get fat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat healthy,eat less: To lose a pound a week, eat 500 calories less a day than you regularly eat. This can be accomplished by increasing your consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables to 5-7 servings a day. Have at least two servings of fruits and vegetables at each meals, and vegetables generally have less calories than fruit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower carbs: Get rid if all sugars, and simple carbohydrates like white bread, pasta, white rice, and potatoes. Minimize eating processed and packaged foods as well as eating out, especially at fast food places. Start walking or running at least a mile every single day. Plan out your meals and exercises ahead of time and check them off as done, writing in any extra foods eaten. See doctor if help needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No quick results!: Mentally prepare yourself. This is hard work! high protein intake (1 gr/ 2, 2 lbs of body weight), include low rep resistance activity. Cut carbs, which will be replaced by protein. Keep hydrated. Exercise 5 x /wk alternating muscle groups! you will need two break days to repair and build muscle! ...Read more
Eat, eat, eat.: You can gain calories by just eating more food. People tend to gain weight with meat because it's more calorie-dense than other foods, but you'd gain more weight by just eating more of less calorie-dense foods. Just keep it healthy - there's a difference between gaining muscle weight and just getting fat. And exercise as well, so you gain lean mass and not just get fat. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gain weight fast: Our bodies, like animals, are designed via evolution to be efficient. The body tries to waste as little energy as possible and store as much as it can. Therefore, we store energy easily (gain weight), and find it tough to lose weigh. The key is to burn off more calories than you take in through routine exercise and healthy eating. ...Read more
No such thing ??: With out spoiling your health there is no fast way to loose weight , you have to loose progressively , by consuming less calories, eating good health food with vitamins with all minerals , regular progressive exercises.To get rid of 1 lb of fat you have to burn 3500 cal , now you calculate how many lbs you want to loose and run to the gum right now. ...Read more
Combo: Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Work out with heavier weights with fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours per night. Hydrate well with water. Snacking when you are trying to gain weight>. Nuts are high in calories, contain protein & are high in monosaturated fat (almonds). We all should aim. ...Read more
Easy. Just eat less.: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. One must eat fewer calories than she uses each day (that's the only way). ...Read more
Gluten-free: You can add more protein, and starches that are not wheat-based. Sweet potatoes, brown rice, quinoa, various squashes, etc are fine, for instance. Eat fruits unless concerned about Insulin resistance. Also add healthy oils like coconut oil, olive oil. Eat larger portions and be physically active, including exercise with weights. You want the weight you gain, to be muscle rather than fat. ...Read more
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