While the rave is always on about losing weight, with the gym centres filled to the brim with people who want to attain the ‘summer body’ . There are also many people with the issue of weight gain. This can even prove more difficult than weight loss. Being underweight is having a body mass index(BMI) below 18.5. Here are some healthy tips to gain weight effectively:
Eating frequently helps with weight gain. Also make sure to eat nutrient-rich foods such as smoothies and shakes.
Drink more water
Drinking more water per day helps with weight gain. Better still, add some high-calorie beverage to go with your meal.
Exercises like squats, lunges, pushups and pullups help in gaining muscle weight.
Increased protein intake
Protein is an essential nutrient for gaining weight. It is also advisable to gain weight in muscle rather than fat. Taking protein supplements alongside exercising help with weight gain.