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If you're trying to gain weight, I suggest you focus just on eating more. Lifting heavier weights, or the same weights for more reps, would help too. Calculating exactly how much more to eat might be nice, but the main thing is to eat a lot. But no, 2700 calories sounds relatively little for someone your size who works out and wants to get bigger. Eat, ...


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As you might well imagine, there are a host of variables at play here. However, some basic studies have indicated that, all other things being equal, a typical bout of strength (hypertrophy) training requires, at most, about half of the energy that is required of a similarly typical bout of endurance training. This can easily be confirmed by calculating and ...


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For your current level of conditioning, there is scant need to concern yourself with the amount of protein that you are consuming, unless your diet is particularly restrictive. Most people in the industrialised world consume far more protein than they require, and the figures thrown around in body-building circles are greatly exaggerated and contrary to the ...


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