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Effective Ways To Help You Gain Healthy Weight

Edith KE

Feb. 17, 2020

Being underweight puts one at a great risk of illness, but sometimes it can be difficult to gain weight than to lose it. Here's how you can work towards gaining healthy weight:
Increase Your Calorie Intake
First, you need to consume a high level of calories, meaning that the calories you conssume should be more than the fats you burn. Stock up on things like peanuts, almonds and drink some healthy smoothies and shakes that are very simple to make. Make sure that your diet is mainly composed of healthy foods, especially those rich in protein.
Have Extra Meals
Eating extra meals, especially having snacks in between meals is a sure way to make a big difference in your weight gain journey. Start by having simple fruit salads or healthy smoothies in between your meals, and come up with better snacks as you go, based on your preferences.
Exercise
While too much aerobic exercise will burn calories and work against your weight goal, strength training can help. This includes weightlifting or yoga. You gain weight by building muscle.Lifting and weight training helps your body gain muscle weight, which is the best kind of weight for your body to put on. Start off slowly if you aren't used to doing this kind of training. Increase weight and decrease reps as you go along.
Get Enough Sleep
Quality sleep is very important for body weight and muscle growth. Try to get into bed before midnight and sleep at least 8 hours. Sleep has an anabolic effect, because as we sleep hormones (adrenaline, dopamine, serotonin, melatonin) are most intensively released.
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