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What is the most effective way to gain healthy weight and muscle?

What is the most effective way to gain healthy weight and muscle?

Weight training: The best way to gain weight and muscle is through weight training at moderate weight with higher repetitions. Limit your protein consumption to lean proteins, avoiding fat whenever possible. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What do you suggest I do to gain healthy weight and muscle?

What do you suggest I do to gain healthy weight and muscle?

Listen good!: 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

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Can pre-diabetics still gain healthy weight and muscle? I see the ADA recommends to lose 5-7% of weight. I am skinny to begin with & want to gain.

Can pre-diabetics still gain healthy weight and muscle? I see the ADA recommends to lose 5-7% of weight. I am skinny to begin with & want to gain.

Yes: Generally the weight loss recommendations are for overweight pre-diabetic patients. If you increase healthy muscle mass, this can improve your use of glucose and decrease your risk of developing diabetes. And remember that dietary changes (avoiding simple carbohydrates, increasing fiber and complex carbohydrates) are key to preventing diabetes. Talk with a nutritionist to help improve your diet ...Read more

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Can you provide some tips for someone trying to gain healthy weight fat+muscle mass?

Can you provide some tips for someone trying to gain healthy weight fat+muscle mass?

Cardio and weights: Your best bet is to balance cardio with weight training. Increased muscle mass will help burn more calories. Decreasing your carbs can also help reduce body fat, but you need some carbs for energy. Discuss this plan with your physician or local dietician. ...Read more

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Is 56g rda of protein enough if I want to do weight training and to increase muscle mass?Please suggest me ways for healthy weight gain. 6ft and 60kg

Is 56g rda of protein enough if I want to do weight training and to increase muscle mass?Please suggest me ways for healthy weight gain. 6ft and 60kg

Not enough protein: You need 60 grams a day just to not lose weight and muscle mass since you weigh 60 kg and are lean. You need to eat 90 grams a day of complete protein (soy protein or animal source like dairy, eggs, fish or meat) in order to gain muscle mass by lifting weights. Try to take in at least 15 grams of protein within an hour before to an hour after your work out. ...Read more

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Is it healthier to lose weight or gain muscle?

Gain muscle: gaining muscle can help you reduce your percent of body fat. This in the long run is a healthier physique. Just following the number of pounds you weigh doesnt necessarily reflect a healthy muscle mass and fat mass. ...Read more

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How do I gain weight and build some muscles. I do eat a lot of healthy food but it doesn't seem to work?

Resistance training: In order to gain muscle weight you have to challenge your muscles. Lifting weights is a good way to challenge your muscles to grow. You would need to take in more calories than you need based on your age and weight in order to gain weight if you are lifting. You would also need at least 1gram per kilogram of body weight of protein to help build new muscle. ...Read more

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What to do if I am looking for the healthiest eating schedule for gaining weight and muscle?

What to do if I am looking for the healthiest eating schedule for gaining weight and muscle?

To Gain Weight: I commend you for your desire to gain muscle and weight. See your Physician for Balanced Diet with Protein, carbohydrates, less Fat, Minerals, Vitamins and Anti-oxidants starting at 2000 Cal/day; Have 3 meals/day, avoid snacks. Exercise-Walk, hike, swim, Weight lifting; push and pull movements of the muscles.; gradually increase pace and duration. Relax, feel good about small achievements. ...Read more