If you’ve been skinny all your life, then you know the struggle of trying to gain weight and not seeing any progress. He may have tried eating more and drinking yogurt or milk, and many other strategies.
Gaining weight isn’t just about eating more, it’s about eating more of the right things and doing the right exercises.
Well, just as it is genetic to gain weight quickly, so is having a slim figure. However, if you are looking to gain weight and have more curves, there are certain tips and tricks that you should know.
1. Eat more healthy fats
Healthy fats like avocado, olive oil, coconut, peanuts, etc., will help you gain weight in all the right places.
If you eat unhealthy fats like junk, you risk gaining belly weight and we all know belly fat is the hardest to lose.
2. Do weight lifting exercises
Women tend to avoid lifting weights because they think it will make them look like Hulk Hogan. This is not true, as lifting weights helps tone and strengthen muscles.
When your muscles are toned, you tend to look curvier and rounder than when you’re just fat.
3. Eat regularly
Eating often throughout the day can provide you with a steady stream of calories. Try to eat at least every 4 hours, either a full meal or a small snack. If you don’t feel like a meal, have a snack that includes protein and three different kinds of food. If you prefer, you can create 4-6 smaller meals throughout the day, instead of adding snacks between larger meals.
4. Try protein shakes
Protein plays a very important role in weight gain. If you’re trying to gain weight and you’re not eating enough protein, you’re setting yourself up for failure.
If you don’t get enough protein in your diet, you can use protein shakes. They can be added to smoothies, breakfast oats, and smoothies and come in a variety of flavors.
5. Get more sleep
Sleep helps rejuvenate your body and renew your strength. If you’re doing all of these things and not getting enough sleep, you may not see the kind of progress you want.