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What is a good diet and exercise program for a person to gain weight?
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Resistance !
Avoid extreme cardio, but do some.
Weight training is necessary to add muscle quickly. Remember, you want muscle, not fat. Get high amounts of protein inside you: 1gram per lb of weight. Avoid useless carbs.

In brief: Resistance !
Avoid extreme cardio, but do some.
Weight training is necessary to add muscle quickly. Remember, you want muscle, not fat. Get high amounts of protein inside you: 1gram per lb of weight. Avoid useless carbs.
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Timothy Ashley
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Why?
Except for chronically ill persons or very small babies, weight gain is rarely medically indicated.
For athletics, weight gain should come through conditioning, including resistance (weight) training and a diet rich in lean proteins- i usually advise fish, eggs, legumes etc over supplements. Like weight loss, healthy weight gain is slow and high saturated fat or high-sugar foods should be avoided.

In brief: Why?
Except for chronically ill persons or very small babies, weight gain is rarely medically indicated.
For athletics, weight gain should come through conditioning, including resistance (weight) training and a diet rich in lean proteins- i usually advise fish, eggs, legumes etc over supplements. Like weight loss, healthy weight gain is slow and high saturated fat or high-sugar foods should be avoided.
Dr. Timothy Ashley
Dr. Timothy Ashley
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