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Gaining weight while building up fitness

Postby blurblockxiang » Wed, 20 Sep 2006 12:23 am

I had been 55kg for the pass 2 years and seriouly i think i need to gain 10k more ( i'm 178cm ) hence i need some suggestion to how can i make this possible while building up my body . I'm like a bamboo now ... hehe ..

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Postby OPT » Wed, 20 Sep 2006 12:44 am

What are you currently doing?

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Re: Gaining weight while building up fitness

Postby ksl » Wed, 20 Sep 2006 1:31 am

blurblockxiang wrote:I had been 55kg for the pass 2 years and seriouly i think i need to gain 10k more ( i'm 178cm ) hence i need some suggestion to how can i make this possible while building up my body . I'm like a bamboo now ... hehe ..


well to gain weight is quite easy, but i would suggest, you gain muscular weight, rather than fat! and that will mean resistance training, with weights, or your own body.

The exercise must be slow, to build muscle, with quite alot of effort, and you can use a specific trick, to condition your brain to lift. I would recommend a PT, because lifting weights must be done correctly, to gain any muscle mass.

All to often you see guys traing for years, and they actually lose weight, it's a balancing act of protiens, fats & carbs, with actual heavy lifting, which will put muscle on.

If you exercise to fast, you will just burn more calories and lose more weight! it can pay to get someone, that knows what they are doing, and at 178cm, I wouldn't like to see you with more than 62kg on, so take it easy, muscle also slows you down, because of the extra weight you carry.

unless you train for the specific sport of where speed is required. Don't sacrifice speed for weight. like I have done myself, it's difficult to get down in weight, when you are muscular, because you must get to burn the protien of the muscles to get smaller, by fast repititions to burn up the carbs and fats, then kicks in the protien burn. takes at least 45 minutes of hard fast training, combined with diet control

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Postby riz » Wed, 20 Sep 2006 8:33 pm

All the best to your quest!

It will be not easy to gain weight when you are naturally born thin(will not touch you on the science firrst).

Have fun!

Pm me if you need help.

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Postby OPT » Wed, 20 Sep 2006 11:39 pm

Don't worry it can be done...

I use to weigh 65kg and natually very skinny when I was younger.... I managed to build up to 125kg (lean) while all the while participating in martial arts and at 125kg I was fast - very fast in fact - depends on how you train not your size.

Attention to detail - eat well (and a lot), train hard (I also think you should have someone teach you - either a PT or strength coach), and recover well (lots of sleep).

Supplements should only be used once you have everything else in order - and what you should use should be specific to your needs.

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Postby blurblockxiang » Thu, 21 Sep 2006 4:13 am

currently im part time cum student . how much will it cost to get a PT ? im thinking of GNC Pro Performance® Weight Gainer 2200 Gold to help me gain weight well doing some sports on my own like swimming

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Postby OPT » Thu, 21 Sep 2006 8:41 am

forget the supplements until you get the food right. Spend the money on a gym membership.

Swimming wont help you gain weight - strength training is what you need.

Beware that not all PT know what they are doing. Depending what gym you join would depend on who I could recommend. Cost would vary from $50-$100 for an hour session on average.

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Postby blurblockxiang » Thu, 21 Sep 2006 12:31 pm

OPT u mind giving more info on tat ? [/quote]

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Postby OPT » Fri, 22 Sep 2006 7:10 pm

blurblockxiang wrote:OPT u mind giving more info on tat ?
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Sorry, what part did you want me to comment further on?

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Re: Gaining weight while building up fitness

Postby verityy » Fri, 20 Oct 2006 1:19 pm

blurblockxiang wrote:I had been 55kg for the pass 2 years and seriouly i think i need to gain 10k more ( i'm 178cm ) hence i need some suggestion to how can i make this possible while building up my body . I'm like a bamboo now ... hehe ..


Take more protein...

Go read the book Body For Life.. and follow it..

Good luck!


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