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There are all sorts of mass gainer supplement powders on the market, and each claims to pack a ton of calories into each serving. In my experience, taste is the thing that often suffers the most. So when I find a mass gainer powder that’s actually enjoyable to drink, I take notice.

Mutant Mass is a weight gainer supplement that’s advertised as a massive calorie booster that actually tastes pretty great. Is that the truth, or just marketing noise? Read on to find out.  (more…)

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Ask for advice about hitting the gym, and you’re likely to hear a common refrain: make sure you’re getting enough protein. If you’re trying to build up your muscle mass and gain weight quickly, protein is an essential thing.

But what happens if the most common source of protein — meat, poultry and fish — aren’t an option? Millions of people around the world follow a vegetarian diet, forgoing animal protein sources in favour of plant or alternative options.

Whether you’re eschewing meat for personal, moral, religious or dietary reasons, it’s a growing phenomenon, and it’s only getting more prevalent.

If you’re trying to gain weight fast, however, a vegetarian diet is a limitation. Vegetarian bodybuilders in particular have to be pretty careful with their diet.

So how do you gain weight as a vegetarian? It’s possible, but only if you avoid these common pitfalls.

Here are a few simple ways to up your calories, get your protein, and put on weight quickly with a vegetarian diet. (more…)

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As a skinny guy I’ve heard it a thousand times: “Why don’t you eat more? You’re so skinny!”. What most people don’t realize is I’m not skinny because I’m fit, or because I choose to be; I’m skinny because I can’t gain weight even if I try!

When it’s impossible to put on weight quickly through normal means, sometimes a little outside help is in order. There’s only so much energy your body can take in when you’re eating three meals per day, and some folks don’t have the time or know-how to cook.

A good ‘mass gainer’ supplement is a fantastic way to add those extra calories to your diet. It can be just enough to push you over the hump!

Mass gainers are serious business. They don’t all taste very good, and some are pretty pricey.

What’s the best mass gainer supplement on the market, and what makes it so great?  (more…)

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No matter how much you eat, your body seems to burn through it without adding on a single pound. You’re scared to exercise because you’ll lose what little weight you have. Sound familiar?

You probably have a fast metabolism. It’s more common than you think!

If your body metabolizes energy on overdrive, it’s tough to add any weight, not to mention expensive and frustrating.

When learning how to gain weight with a fast metabolism, you’ll need to figure out ways to ‘outsmart’ your body.

There are ways to increase your calorie intake pretty easily, and there are ways to slow that metabolism down a bit to make gains a little easier.

If you’re underweight and want to learn how to slow down your metabolism and get into better shape, I’ve got a few tips and ideas that can help! (more…)

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Protein is one of the three essential nutrients in your diet, alongside carbohydrates and fats. They’re essential for building up and repairing damaged muscle tissue. Although it’s not a primary energy source, protein is essential to put on mass.

If you’re hoping to make progress quickly, a few protein shakes a day can help you gain weight very quickly, especially when combined with exercise. They’re easy to mix and often they can taste pretty great too.

Finding the best protein shakes to gain weight often involves a few things: you want a shake that’s effective, nutritional, and also something you’ll enjoy drinking, because you’ll need to drink them regularly.

This article is written to help you out. There will be a few different sections.

First, we’ll look at a few of the best protein powders on the market, and I’ll give my two cents on why they’re so great.

Next, we’ll cover a few of my favourite recipes. If you’re going to the trouble, why not add a few things and make that shake amazing?

Lastly, I’ve got a few practical tips to make your life easier.

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Are you having difficulty putting on weight? I’ve been skinny my whole life. I’ve heard the term ‘hard-gainer’ before (fast metabolism, skinny body), but I’d fall more into the ‘impossible-gainer’ category!

A lot of it comes down to diet. How much energy does your body burn, and how much are you taking in each day?

When three square meals isn’t enough to make a dent, sometimes finding a good quality food supplement to gain weight can put you over the top.

There are tons of weight gain supplements vying for your dollar lately. Some are amazing, healthy and cheap, while others are expensive, disgusting and will stop you up like a cork! But how can you tell?

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Twelve Great Food Ideas to Put On Some Pounds

In our weight conscious society, it’s rare to actually want to gain weight. But if you’re anything like me, stuck with a high metabolism and lanky frame, it’s really tough to put on any amount of weight.

Food is the obvious solution, but what should we be eating? You don’t want to fall into the trap of junk food: those empty calories won’t help. Finding healthy and cheap foods to gain weight is essential.

You need to find something that you like, that you can afford, and something that’s good for you. No pressure, right?

Here are a handful of healthy food choices for putting on weight. Add a few of these to your diet and eat regularly, and you’ll see amazing things happen.

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