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Ways To Gain Weight As A Teenage Male
Eat more calories: Weight is a simple equation. Always has been and always will be. You can't cheat the equation with tricks or diet plans or supplements to make you massively stronger. To gain weight, eat more calories than you burn. If you are very active you may need a lot more calories (see michael phelps' diet plan). Strength work outs may also help you gain muscle mass and weight as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not too fast: 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 w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra. ...Read more
I m an Asian guy and 5' 4" tall.A i was taking supplement 'mega teen '.And i go to gym everyday .If there any other way to gain weight and taller ?
Wt mayby,taller-not: At 18 most males have finished their linear growth and the growth centers in the long bones have closed.If they remain open, a balanced diet /rest & regular exercise will let you grow to your potential. Supplements do not increase height or height potential. Weight can be added with careful use of weight training & diet. ...Read more
Weight gain: The best way is to maintain a healthy lifestyle and healthy diet. Slowly increase the number of healthy food calories for each meal until you start to see a weight gain. Maintain the increased calorie intake until your weight goal is reached. You should see your doctor to be sure all is well and that you do not have a condition that is causing you to lose weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Add healthy snacks: Lucky you! some teens struggle to gain weight. Try to make sure you eat 3 meals and 2 snacks per day. Do not try to load up on one kind of food. Go to www.Myfoodplate.Gov for a list of serving sizes and # for your weight and ht and age. It will help you make good choices. ...Read more
Not Recommended: I am writing with your child's best interest at heart. Rapid weight loss in teens can have serious consequences, especially in summer with the risk of heat-stroke. Weight loss is a marathon, not a sprint, and rapid loss schemes rarely work. Eat healthy, exercise often, and get rest (teens need a lot of sleep to remain healthy). Shedding ~2-3 pounds per week is the max recommended. ...Read more
See CDC chart: We need to know both height and exact age. You can look these up for yourself at the WHO or CDC growth charts. Just Google growth charts, females 2-20 years and then chose either the WHO or CDC charts. Look up your height, or the average for all girls would be 50% and you can just see how many pounds this would be. So many rapid changes in everything through the teen years! ...Read more
Weight loss: Plan to lose no more than 2 pounds per week. Have a no carb breakfast such as eggs and lowfat cottage cheese a high-protein glucose control drink, such as boost or glucerna for lunch and a low-fat dinner. Walk 6 miles or run 3 miles per week and do circuit training as shown here: http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=al65x5mt4ge&feature=youtube_gdata_player. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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