Gaining weight is not easy for people that have the genetics that will not allow them. Those that have a difficult time gaining weight can look to things that will help support them. One of them is protein powder. Unflavored protein powder is easy, cheap, and helps a person gain weight. In this article, I will discuss how to use protein powder to gain weight easily.
When it comes to gaining weight it is not easy for most people. If you can gain weight easily than one never really questions how to gain weight. But when a person looks in the mirror and thinks that he or she is too skinny then they look to find ways to gain weight. Most people that cannot gain weight are ectomorphs. These are tall and thin people that have an easy time losing weight but a very difficult time gaining weight. They have long limbs and small bones. In order for an ectomorph to gain weight, they have to take in more calories than they use per day. Technically there are only a few ways to gain weight. The first is to eat more calories. The second is to take anabolic steroids, and the third to use SARMs like Ostarine or Ligandrol. I do not recommend taking anabolic steroids or SARMs, so that leaves consuming extra calories. Eating extra calories is not easy. When a person is full of eating, trying to eat more is nearly impossible. One can feel nausea and sick if they try to eat more than their stomach can hold. Here are some tips to consume extra calories.
The first tip is to eat fat instead of protein and carbohydrates. Dietary fat yields 9 calories per gram. Protein and carbohydrates yield 4 calories per gram. Therefore one eats 100 grams of protein that will yield 400 calories. If a person ate 100 grams of fat that will yield 900 calories. Therefore it makes much more sense to eat as much fat as you can if you are trying to gain weight. The problem with eating a lot of fat is that it is not the easiest thing to eat, plus it does not taste very good. The bad fats like hydrogenated oils, partially hydrogenated oils and palm oil is not the fat you want to consume. You want to consume poly-unsaturated fat like flax oil, hemp oil, and sunflower oil. You can also consume small amounts of medium chain triglycerides (MCT Oil). I suggest small amounts before MCT Oil can act as a laxative. I don’t know of anyone that can simply take liquid fat like hemp oil or flax oil and swallow it by itself. It is a lot easier to consume when it is mixed with protein powder and some sort of juice.
Protein powder is a great tool to use to gain weight. Protein powder offers several advantages to help people gain weight.
First protein powder tastes good. Protein powder like whey protein isolate, milk protein isolate, egg white protein, and micellar casein is great to use to make a weight gainer. I always recommend buying unflavored protein powder, like unflavored whey protein. When you buy unflavored whey protein it makes it very easy to make a protein shake. If you buy a chocolate whey protein then your flavor options are very limited.
When a person attempts to make a weight gainer shake with unflavored protein powder here is what I recommend.
1. Use unflavored protein powder
2. 16 oz of water or juice
3. 1 tsp of Creapure brand creatine monohydrate
4. Vegetable juice. I personally juice up lots of greens like kale and spinach. I then juice up beets, carrots, and ginger.
5. Add 3 tbs of flax oil and 3 tbs of hemp oil Each tablespoon of flax oil or hemp oil is about 130 calories. Therefore by putting 6 tablespoons of oil in your weight gainer shake you will add approximately 800 calories. With the addition of the unflavored protein powder that will add another 120 calories. At the end when your weight gainer is complete you will have about a 1,000 calories drink that will not give you gas and bloating like most of the low-quality weight gainers being sold today.