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Working out twice a day, want to gain 8 kg mass in a month. Diet advice?

hi Dr. Christensen, question I want to gain 8 kg mass in one month -- working out twice a day -- 5 hrs apart with doing cardio twice a week- one session will be 10 min heavy and then the second will be 20 min light cardio what diet should i follow - im thinking of 4000 cals a day basicly i want to bulk up in one month to about 78 - 80 kg total weight -- understanding i will gain fat with this ,,, and the scale will read 78 - 80 kg but that not the true muscle mass -- i understand this factor can you suggest any tips?
Asked On : Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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Jun 2015
Hello dear,

First of all, please do not make hurry in gaining weight or building muscle mass.
The metabolism of the body functions at its normal rate & any measures taken to hasten up this process can be harmful.

Most of the weight gain supplements are prepared from herbal ingredients & do not have any side effects if taken in the optimum dose.
But, before choosing any such health supplement, it is advisable to consult your family physician once.

Moreover, you should not compromise on routine healthy food such as:
1. Consume more of natural diet like fresh fruits, green vegetables, milk, eggs, wheat, etc.
2. Avoid oily and junk food.
3. Stay away from smoking & alcohol.

Despite these measures, if you experience difficulty, it will be better to rule other causes of underweight.
Investigations like complete blood count, thyroid profile, estimation of blood sugar level will be helpful to rule out any chronic infection, hormonal and metabolic causes.

Wishing you a healthy life.
Take care.
Answered: Sun, 4 Aug 2013
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