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Calorie rich diet, healthy weight gain, exercise - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
User :   Any one tere
Doctor :   hello
User :   i need some tips to put on some weight . my weight is 55kp and my height 5.8 any ideas
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender ?
User :   27+
Doctor :   ok
User :   any ideas ???
Doctor :   sure i can guide you
Doctor :   do you have any medical problem ?
User :   noting
User :   iam perfectly fine
User :   no medical probles
Doctor :   do you smoke or consume alcohol ?
User :   i quite smoking 8 months back and i drink rarely
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The basic principle of weight gain is simple: You need to consume more calories than you expend.
Doctor :   please do follow these follow tips
Doctor :   1) Eat more calories
User :   like ??
Doctor :   The approximate normal daily caloric requirement for an average male who performs light activity is 2,200;You need to eat around 1,000 extra calories per day to gain less than half a kilo a week.
Doctor :   Eat larger portions and eat at least five meals a day.
Doctor :   For example, choose dairy products, fish and meat over bread. Choose eggs over vegetables.
User :   okie
Doctor :   Eat foods with high protein content such as beans, pulses and peas, and foods with high starch content such as potatoes, rice and tapioca.
User :   shld i start working out
Doctor :   Increase your protein intake. Your body needs a lot of protein to build new muscle. But since most of the calories for weight gain comes from carbohydrates and fats, do not replace them with protein.
Doctor :   yes work out is good
User :   okie
Doctor :   Consume a lot of high-calorie snacks (not junk food) such as cheese sticks, milk shakes, muffins, dried fruits, yoghurt and breakfast bars.
Doctor :   Drink a lot of fluids that supply nutrients and calories; milk, fresh fruit juices and energy drinks are good examples.
Doctor :   You need to exercise really hard and intensely to gain muscle mass.
User :   okie
User :   for how many months???
Doctor :   Focus on free weight exercises (which do not require machinery) that target your large muscle groups. For example, you need dumbells, not fancy gym machines.
Doctor :   3 months is good
User :   can i take whey proteins supplementary ???
Doctor :   Free weights put the most stress on muscles and stimulate the maximum number of muscle fibres.
User :   okie
Doctor :   The best weight training exercises for building muscle mass are free weight exercises like squats, dead lifts, bench presses, barbell rows, pull ups and bar dips.
Doctor :   yes you can take protein supplement
User :   can you suggest some whey protine ??
Doctor :   you can no problem
User :   do u suggest any whey protine ?
Doctor :   there are many
Doctor :   try the basic ones \
Doctor :   moreover if you join a gym your gym instructor will guide you
User :   okie sir
User :   thank you
User :   For you r information
User :   have a gr8 night
Doctor :   your welcome
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   goodbye
User :   gudbye
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