How can I gain weight and muscle?

How can I gain weight and muscle? Topic: How can I gain weight and muscle?
June 18, 2019 / By Beta
Question: Hey everyone, I'm very skinny, I'm a junior in high school and I want to get in shape. I only weigh about 115LBS and I really want to gain weight. I do have access to a lot of weights, but I want to gain weight and build muscle at the same time. thanks I eat a lot, Its just that I have a very high metabolism.
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Agatha Agatha | 9 days ago
What sport do you do? Weights, when done correctly, are the best way to build muscle mass, but if you're far better off doing exercises that are taylored specifically towards your particular discipline. For example, fighters (boxing, MMA, whatever) tend to use medium free weights for swings and jerks, with an aim towards training the specific muscle groups that are useful for them, and to develop explosive power. However, the best way to build lean muscle mass would be to lift the heaviest weights you can slowly with fewer reps ... this makes you bigger, but you're training your muscles to develop more power at a MUCH slower rate, so you'll be slower, and you're probably not exercising the same muscle groups you'll be using in the sport so this can make you more susceptible to injury. Whatever you do, though, all your work will go to waste if you don't have an adequate post-exercise meal. Immediately after a workout you want to be ingesting a lot of protein (it's best to use a decent shake, but some people see results with just raw eggs and milk) AND sugary carbs. The carbs will cause a rise in insulin in your blood so your body will absorb the nutrients more readily, as well as help replace your depleted glycogen stores (from which your muscles get most of their energy) Also generally you'll want to eat a lot more than you are doing, and make sure you get a lot of protein as well as a healthy balance of other nutrients. If you're barely eating enough to sustain yourself, none of the calories that go in are going to be used to make you grow.
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Agatha Originally Answered: Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Vs. Muscle Milk light for weight loss/muscle gain?
So you got sucked into the big scam and are loving that placebo effect. Well, here's the truth about your protein supplements. And, remember protein has the same caloric value as pure sugar so, because you're weight conscious, be careful how much protein you get. You don't want to mess up those macronutrient ratios. Protein is the most misunderstood nutrient in bodybuilding. I don't have the space to tell you all you need to know so I'll just hit the high spots and if you need more info, you can message my Yahoo account. Don't listen to muscleheads, gym rats, bodybuilders, personal trainers, and even coaches about protein. Most of them believe what decades and $$$$millions in supplement advertising have been telling them...that they need a lot of protein to build muscle. Not true. Here's how much you need according to the best minds in the world at the US CDC, the people our doctors (in the US) listen to. --> http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/everyone/ba... You can easily get that amount of protein with a glass of milk and a chicken breast or piece of meat per day. Bodybuilders don't work as hard as they would like to believe. Construction workers, migrant field hands, movers, UPS drivers, etc. all work much harder every week. And none of those people worry about protein or take supplements for their jobs. They just eat a good diet and their bodies adapt with no problem. A bodybuilder can only work out 10 hours a week at the most because of the recovery time required by the muscles. Marathon runners, boxers, Olympic athletes, Navy SEALs, Army Rangers, etc. all train much harder and they do it without supplements. Most protein supplements are scams. According to the US National Institute of Health, you should use supplements only when recommended by a doctor. ---> http://ods.od.nih.gov/Health_Information... That's good advice because the government does not require testing and the information on the label does not even have to be in the bottle. Supplements have minimal FDA controls so you don't know what you're getting when you buy a supplement. Check out this list of over 60 dangerous supplement products sold with bogus advertising claims which scam-site bodybuilding.com was forced to recall and take off the market --> http://www.usrecallnews.com/2009/11/body... . Check this link to see how Muscle Milk was busted for false advertising --> http://www.fda.gov/ICECI/EnforcementActions/WarningLetters/ucm261684.htm All you need to make the gains you can is food. There is an abundance of information to prove this point. So, I will give you examples and cite references in the space I have left. Just be sure to ask yourself if you ever saw any good scientific evidence suggesting you need 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight or more. The answer will be no. That's a huge myth. And, all the naysayers who disagree with me will not have any good science for you. All they'll have are ads, phony reviews, bogus testimonials, false scientific sounding white papers, bad blogs, scam sites, etc. all paid for by scammers like this one. ---> http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=5196740n&tag=related;photovideo Here’s a white paper which debunks the myth of the protein supplement. Note the following excerpt...“At present there is no evidence to suggest that supplements are required for optimal muscle growth or strength gain.” Ref: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15212752 Here's one more study to read. Note the excerpt..."Consumption of a recovery drink (whey protein, amino acids, creatine, and carbohydrate) after strength training workouts did not promote greater gains in FFM (Fat free muscle) compared with consumption of a carbohydrate-only drink.” Ref: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15105028 Here’s another from Live Science. Note the excerpt…“Medical researchers have advised against protein supplements for years for the average person. But many sports trainers continue to push them on amateur athletes simply because they don't know any better.” Ref: http://www.livescience.com/health/protein-supplements-100202.html# Here's what Consumer Reports had to say ---> Ref: http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine-archive/2010/july/food/protein-drinks/overview/index.htm If you have any doubts about the citations and references above, talk to the person who understands best how your body works....your doctor. Watch this video --> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4_UY_kIPFU There's plenty more but I'm out of room. Good luck and good health!! ♠

Tibby Tibby
try weightlifting.... exercise really and eat the right kind and right amount of food... usually rich in protein.
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Rafe Rafe
use protein powder lift heavy weights 3 times a week and light weights every other day. the heavy weights should be heavy enough so that the last two lifts you do are taxing on your arms. so plan your lifts. also it is better to train your body when it is already tired. my arms get tired after 100 push ups (i know but i ant been doing it long) then i give myself a two minute break and go directly for my weights. its the same with my stomach 100 crunches then straight for the multi-gym. you will gain weight through added muscle. remember any muscle your body feels it does not need will be turned into fat so keep a constant routine going. also the weight thing really does not matter unless your like 6 stone. remember people pay to be light skinny and well like you or i. dont throw it away too easy. ultra-thin is now in top fashion in england. and america wont be far behind. canada not so much.
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Markus Markus
yea i had the problem i was 5' 9" 122 pounds. I tryed everything everyone had told me (eat MORE!!!, and work out!), but really it was just genetics. But my doc recommended i try vita salveo to slow my metabolism down. Something that finally worked i gained 11 pounds the first month a will continur to take it till i reach my goal. this is where i got it from http://www.weightgainplus.com/a/3116 good luck : )
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Jerold Jerold
Go to GNC and ask the person that works there. They have tons of stuff that helps for muscle and weight building!
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Gil Gil
My brother would lift weights 4x a week and drink protein shakes along with eating balanced meals high in protein and carbs.
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Donald Donald
by building muscle you automatucly add weight muscle weighs alot just get a good work out regimine and stick to it but dont burn youself out with the routine and dont give up E-mail me for more help im a lineman
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Braidy Braidy
Get on your KNEES everynight and say a little PRAYER,,you're so lucky,,Most young guys and girls these days are CHUBS..Look around.. Running and Steady Walking is a good exercise. Drink a lot of milk.
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Braidy Originally Answered: How to gain muscle weight?
Gaining muscle is 90% diet. Your current schedule is perfect because you should only lift 3 times per week and the soccer practice is good cardio. Eat 4-5 times a day starting out and when you lift weights make sure you lift until you have reached complete exhaustion in your muscles to reach maximum effect. Don't eat any junk food and be extremely disciplined. Only drink water and juice. No sodas and candy. Take 250 milligrams of protein a day based on your weight. You should see results in 3-4 months.

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