Many people envy you for having a body that doesn’t seem to absorb any fats from whatever you are eating. They just don’t know how much food you consume while you are alone in your condo Makati Philippines. Gaining weight for you is a struggle!
Others might ridicule you or even tag you as boastful, but maybe they just don’t understand how hard it is for you. If you are planning to gain some weight to at achieving your ideal body mass index or BMI or go from underweight to normal, here are some tips for you:
1. Get yourself a food diary
Keeping track of what you will help you monitor your development or challenges. You will see if you are eating the right food or no, and eventually know which part of your diet makes it hard for you to gain weight. There are some online programs or applications that you can keep on handy if you don’t want to jot it down.
2. Prioritize the quality of the food rather than the quantity
If you think that eating bulks or tons of food will magically make you gain weight, it won’t. Also, thinking that consuming fast food or unhealthy snacks will buff you up, it won’t as well. Maybe yes but they are not good for the body. You just fill yourself with bad fats. Go for whole grains, protein, fruits, and vegetables.
3. Eat more than your usual routine
Not compromising number two, eat more than your usual three full meals. Insert some morning, afternoon and even midnight snack. But then again, make sure you are eating healthy food.
4. Drink healthy fluids
Some alcoholic beverages will just make your tummy bloat but not your body. Again, your goal is to gain weight healthily effectively. Do away with diet soft drinks or soda and start with smoothies and fruit shakes.
5. Have an exercise or workout routines fitted for you
Do not think that exercising will make you lose what you are trying to gain. Well maybe there might be some but ensure that your routine targets to eliminate the unhealthy fats you have. You can ask your trainer or instructor to give you something that would help you with your goal. Inform them that you are trying to gain some weight.
6. Set attainable and realistic goals
In order to monitor your achievements, you need to set goals first. However, you should have something that is doable or within reach. If you are just starting for a few days, you don’t expect to gain 5 kg immediately. It takes time so do not pressure yourself. You know your body better so make sure that your goal is not too high or low.
7. Consult with experts and professionals
This is very important if your current weight is very far from your ideal weight. It is okay to ask some tips from friends but getting it from experts is better and safer. Do not take pills or supplements that are not advised for you to take.
8. Surround yourself with people who motivate you
They may positively motivate you or challenge you to be better. Having a good support system along the way is important.
9. As much as possible, don’t stress yourself too much
Do not pressure or burden yourself too much. Enjoy the process even if it tires you or drains you out. Do not worry! You will be able to achieve your goal. Everything that is worth it takes hard work and patience.
We hope that this is helpful in your endeavor. It is fine to monitor changes, but you also need to wait for the effects to take. Healthily adding some pounds are as hard as for others losing weight. Remember that we have different body types, metabolisms and factors that affect our diet and lifestyle. Don’t forget to ask professional advice if necessary.