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Gaining weight=The fast,healthier way

Postby bluexob » Tue, 25 Mar 2008 1:43 am

Hi there...
I have been reading all these threads and it seems that nobody post any issue about 'Gaining Weight'...
Its an issue that most pple rather not speak about it coz its not tat really a 'problem' or an issue that require help from professional unlike 'Losing Weight'...
But y is that so??Its no different at all..
Just eat and eat and u will grow fat in no time<----thats always the advice for skinny pple(someone like me) :oops:
But seriously,is that the healthy way??i doubt so
Anyway,pls share if know any??
Cheers :D

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Postby cbavasi » Tue, 25 Mar 2008 8:36 pm

i lived with a girl in university who was a recovering anorexic and they put her on a load of high calorie protein shakes (similar to ensure). also i would think things that are high in fat/protein (nuts, cheeses, avocados...etc) might have a similar effect.

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Re: Gaining weight=The fast,healthier way

Postby ksl » Wed, 26 Mar 2008 11:37 am

bluexob wrote:Hi there...
I have been reading all these threads and it seems that nobody post any issue about 'Gaining Weight'...
Its an issue that most pple rather not speak about it coz its not tat really a 'problem' or an issue that require help from professional unlike 'Losing Weight'...
But y is that so??Its no different at all..
Just eat and eat and u will grow fat in no time<----thats always the advice for skinny pple(someone like me) :oops:
But seriously,is that the healthy way??i doubt so
Anyway,pls share if know any??
Cheers :D


You can purchase the body building foods, from GNC ask tell them about your problem, and ask for the weightgain powder, there will be different flavours. but take it easy, you don't wish to put on too much fat, so i would advise you to do more exercise on the weights, so the protien can build you some nice little muscles......Your lucky you have a good metabolism.....I know a guy body builder who had the same problem, some people are just not meant to be fat....but this guy has some mean looking muscles, that wins competitions, even though he is underweight for his size of 5ft 10 inch and only 65kg..

I have heavy muscle at 5ft 8 inch and weigh 85kg so you can imagine the difference. A little exercise will give you lots of benefits, even just walking will build muscles too.

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Re: Gaining weight=The fast,healthier way

Postby bluexob » Thu, 27 Mar 2008 2:18 am

Lucky u said??haha...
I'm too light...I wish to have some fat in me :lol:
I only weight 45kg/1.59m...
Yeah i did take some drink from GNC,ensure(the small tin)and yet,nothing seems to work...
Everyday,i always eat ice cream,chocolate bars,pasta,rice(foods that are rich in carbo and protein,n other fatty stuffs...Having 4-5 meals a day
Yet it seems that whenever i take my weight, the arrows keep pointing to the same digit :???: ..or the weighing scale has gone wrong..haha
Exercise??I did some running too on weekends and carry weights daily<---noted not that heavy though,onli 2kg each arm :oops: ...
It works yes....but only my arm and leg getting slightly bigger,some muscles resulting from the workout...
But my weight remain unchanged...
Wats wrong with me??
Anyone face similar problem??

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Re: Gaining weight=The fast,healthier way

Postby ksl » Thu, 27 Mar 2008 3:19 pm

bluexob wrote:Lucky u said??haha...
I'm too light...I wish to have some fat in me :lol:
I only weight 45kg/1.59m...
Yeah i did take some drink from GNC,ensure(the small tin)and yet,nothing seems to work...
Everyday,i always eat ice cream,chocolate bars,pasta,rice(foods that are rich in carbo and protein,n other fatty stuffs...Having 4-5 meals a day
Yet it seems that whenever i take my weight, the arrows keep pointing to the same digit :???: ..or the weighing scale has gone wrong..haha
Exercise??I did some running too on weekends and carry weights daily<---noted not that heavy though,onli 2kg each arm :oops: ...
It works yes....but only my arm and leg getting slightly bigger,some muscles resulting from the workout...
But my weight remain unchanged...
Wats wrong with me??
Anyone face similar problem??


There is nothing wrong with you, and 45kg is light considering you are 1.59 so you could dowith another 8 kg, but you shouldn't worry, many people would love to be in your shoes....try having a chat with the doctor, so if he can suggest and program for you,,,,you should be pretty good at running at that weight..., if you really want to put weight on, you need to start lifting more heavy weights, try 5 kg, with an heavy weight, your muscle will have to build muscle, so keep eating the protien and carbs, and increase the weight to 5kg. There are plenty of womens programms on the internet. I'll see if i can find one for you.

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Re: Gaining weight=The fast,healthier way

Postby bluexob » Sat, 29 Mar 2008 12:51 pm

There is nothing wrong with you, and 45kg is light considering you are 1.59 so you could dowith another 8 kg, but you shouldn't worry, many people would love to be in your shoes....try having a chat with the doctor, so if he can suggest and program for you,,,,you should be pretty good at running at that weight..., if you really want to put weight on, you need to start lifting more heavy weights, try 5 kg, with an heavy weight, your muscle will have to build muscle, so keep eating the protien and carbs, and increase the weight to 5kg. There are plenty of womens programms on the internet. I'll see if i can find one for you.[/quote]

Tat so sweet of u :)
Thank you so much!!

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Postby ksl » Mon, 31 Mar 2008 9:39 pm

bluexob wrote:There is nothing wrong with you, and 45kg is light considering you are 1.59 so you could dowith another 8 kg, but you shouldn't worry, many people would love to be in your shoes....try having a chat with the doctor, so if he can suggest and program for you,,,,you should be pretty good at running at that weight..., if you really want to put weight on, you need to start lifting more heavy weights, try 5 kg, with an heavy weight, your muscle will have to build muscle, so keep eating the protien and carbs, and increase the weight to 5kg. There are plenty of womens programms on the internet. I'll see if i can find one for you.


Tat so sweet of u :)
Thank you so much!![/quote]


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Postby HealthnWealth » Thu, 03 Apr 2008 8:50 am

Maybe can try a brand call Herbalife

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Postby maneo » Thu, 03 Apr 2008 9:35 am

^ Maybe not.

First, do see a doctor.
He can check to make sure there is no systemic problem (e.g. tapeworms, etc.).
He may also suggest a more reasonable diet (including appropriate supplements).

Do exercise with heavier weights as suggested.

ksl wrote:. . . do more exercise on the weights, so the protien can build you some nice little muscles.


You don't need to do a body builder's regimen (which would be ~30 hours a week with very heavy weights).
Just a couple hours 2-3 times a week will keep you fit and toned without too much bulk.
Continue with your walking and running.
Carrying heavier weights while walking ("Power walking"- 2 to 5 kg per limb) may also be a good way to exercise.

Overall this will help increase your appetite to help add some muscle weight.

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Postby bluexob » Fri, 04 Apr 2008 6:30 pm

HealthnWealth wrote:Maybe can try a brand call Herbalife


What's that??
Some milk intake or capsule supplement??

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Postby bluexob » Fri, 04 Apr 2008 7:00 pm

Do exercise with heavier weights as suggested.

ksl wrote:. . . do more exercise on the weights, so the protien can build you some nice little muscles.


You don't need to do a body builder's regimen (which would be ~30 hours a week with very heavy weights).
Just a couple hours 2-3 times a week will keep you fit and toned without too much bulk.
Continue with your walking and running.
Carrying heavier weights while walking ("Power walking"- 2 to 5 kg per limb) may also be a good way to exercise.

Overall this will help increase your appetite to help add some muscle weight.[/quote]


Yeah i take note for all these advises..
But carrying more heavier weights??
Come on, i'm only a :girl: who is turning 21 soon..
I dont want my veins around my hand,arm looking like a man's
It just aint woman..
hehe :wink:

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Re: Gain Weight

Postby HealthnWealth » Fri, 04 Apr 2008 10:40 pm

bluexob wrote:
HealthnWealth wrote:Maybe can try a brand call Herbalife


What's that??
Some milk intake or capsule supplement??


Should be additional supplement after your meal since you want to gain weight. Powder and maybe capsule.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 04 Apr 2008 11:00 pm

It would appear that our friend is an MLM'r and I'm just waiting.......

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Postby bluexob » Sat, 05 Apr 2008 6:03 pm

Thanks :lol:

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Postby maneo » Sat, 05 Apr 2008 8:02 pm

bluexob wrote:Do exercise with heavier weights as suggested.

ksl wrote:. . . do more exercise on the weights, so the protien can build you some nice little muscles.

maneo wrote:You don't need to do a body builder's regimen (which would be ~30 hours a week with very heavy weights).
Just a couple hours 2-3 times a week will keep you fit and toned without too much bulk.
Continue with your walking and running.
Carrying heavier weights while walking ("Power walking"- 2 to 5 kg per limb) may also be a good way to exercise.

Overall this will help increase your appetite to help add some muscle weight.



Yeah i take note for all these advises..
But carrying more heavier weights??
Come on, i'm only a :girl: who is turning 21 soon..
I dont want my veins around my hand,arm looking like a man's
It just aint woman..
hehe :wink:

Being a girl or being almost 21 are not good reasons for not trying to make yourself look better.
Besides, there's no need to worry.
You will not end up looking like a man (it's a myth).

Sculpted bulges take way more work than a few walks with weights in the evening or going to the gym a mere 2-3 times a week.
It takes many, many hours in the gym with very heavy weights and with someone (a workout buddy or coach) pushing you.

As for the veins, they only pop when you are actually lifting.
This is where the term "pumping iron" came from.
To get the right look in bodybuilding competitions, body builders have to lift weights just before going on stage.
Rest too long and it all goes away.

Weightlifting could be good for muscle tone and confidence.
In fact, you might even be able to add curves, which would be more feminine.

However, as with any exercise regimen, it might be best to check with your doctor first (have you done this yet?).


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