If you are trying to gain weight you should gear your focus toward gaining lean muscle mass as this will improve your physique while enabling you to burn fat at a faster rate.
Begin by enhancing your current diet, progressively amp up the amount of calories and protein you consume on a daily basis.
- For people trying to gain weight, you should try to use the same concept athletes follow which is to consume 1.5 grams of protein multiplied by your current body weight.
- Eat 500 calories more than you burn on a daily basis, by doing this you will gain one pound per week.
It’s important to follow these tips while maintaining a solid strength or weight training exercise routine. Consuming too much protein and/ or calories can have an adverse reaction that is unhealthy.