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How long would it take for a skinny man to get fit and 6 pack?

What does it mean to be fit? From the starting point of a 50kg man, I consider fit to include gaining quite a lot of weight, mostly muscle correcting most, if not all, posture imperfections and ...
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How long would it take for a skinny man to get fit and 6 pack?

Probably about 2 years. That said, enjoy the journey. You get benefits along the way. Training can be fun. Some of the biggest gains come at the beginning. A few extra thoughts: Train safe. ...
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Is there an upper limit to the maximum amount of natural sugar I'm allowed to eat a day to stay physically fit?

With added sugars, the answer seems obvious: Zero added sugar is best, but maximum is 25 grams for women, and 37.5 grams for men. (source) That source is referencing the American Heart Association, ...
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Is there something that I'm eating that is causing weight gain?

I have done a lot of legwork for you here, lets take a look at the meals mentioned in myfitnesspal's calorie checker: I have assumed 2 tbsp of each dried fruit & nuts with lunch. Ignore the goals ...
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Cheap Alternatives to Meal Prep

I'm not sure how "on the go" you are, but something I regularly encounter with clients on this front is them overestimating how often they need to eat. For example, the old "you gotta eat 6 meals a ...
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Fit a good workout into the lunch hour?

Can you work out at your workplace / close to it, or do you have to go to a gym ? if so, I suppose the travel time to be taken in the hour ? Do you also need to eat during this hour ? If you do ...
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How long would it take for a skinny man to get fit and 6 pack?

Firstly, I'm going to ignore the 6-pack part of your question, since that is contradicted by the body of your question, stating you "want to get fatter fast and also fit". A 6-pack occurs when one's ...
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Food to take in before jogging

I think you're over thinking this. If you personally feel like you need to have something because you feel lightheaded when you've previously jogged on an empty stomach you should definitely have ...
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What are the most common mistakes in using a food tracker such as MyFitnessPal?

Making and correcting entries General considerations Where possible, utilize grams. Metric units are easier for conversions and calculating serving sizes. Furthermore, MFP lists nutrients in grams ...
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Cheap Alternatives to Meal Prep

This is never a viable option but if you really have no choice then meal replacement shakes can be an option for parts of the week. Just based off what foods you've listed you don't like I'm assuming ...
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Macro ratios accuracy

Echoing some of what David already said, much of this is an educated guess and everyone is different. In regards to the ratios changing, dietary protein demands to maintain lean mass will decrease as ...
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Do Avocado and Bacon Fat Cancel Out?

If what you're asking is if, say, you eat 2 strips of bacon which contain 7g of fat and then an avocado which contains 20g of fat, then your body carries on as if it only consumed 13g of avocado fat ...
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Energy shortage before workout

I'm going to stab in the dark and assume you are getting home-cooked-style meals (which usually have around a 20:40:40 protein, carb, fat macronutrient split). I don't need a calorie counter to tell ...
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Energy shortage before workout

First of all, you need to have break days. You are working out all 7 days a week, and that way your body doesn't get enough rest to recover. It's not any specific recovery, but the recovery of your ...
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Can't progress any further with my trainings!

First of all, working out for 3 months is a very short amount of time to notice significant differences, so there might be changes to your body that you haven't noticed. You might have become stronger ...
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Macro ratios accuracy

Yes, these amounts are very likely determined through what is just a "best guess". There's no consensus on what is an optimal macro split for any particular goal, only guidelines, and what is truly ...
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How do you interpret the provided calories over food packages?

Why the sum of them (22+3+5+4) are less than 100g? Animals are not just made of digestible matter, animals evolved to survive not to be walking candies ready to be eaten at any moment, some of it can'...
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Drugs or foods that make physical exercise attractive, that facilitates the start of exercise?

My immediate thought is a pre-workout formula. In my personal experience, high amounts of caffeine and beta-alanine will get you moving. The beta-alanine is what gives a sort of tingling feeling that ...
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Breakfast before or after jogging?

I do "both." That is, I eat a piece of chocolate (candy, cake, or milkshake) for "quick" energy before jogging. Then a "real" breakfast after I've finished my workout.
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Breakfast before or after jogging?

Simple answer: exercise before, if you want to loose weight. The New York Times has some articles citing research about this subject The article "What is the best time of day to exercise, if my ...
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Does food temperature affect absorption time and efficiency?

The rate of digestion depends upon the surface area of the food particles, and yes, its temperature, with the ideal temperature for gastric emptying being on the warm side (~43°C), but not hot. ...
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Am I eating too much fat? How healthy fat help to lose weight?

To lose weight: Calories In < Calories Out Eating Fat does not make you fat. Eating too much makes you fat. The specific fat/carb/protein breakdown of those calories influences your energy levels ...
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How to fill collar gap?

It’s important when you are prioritizing body parts to continue working supporting musculature. If you don’t, you run the risk of creating an imbalance. In your case, that might mean working the ...
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How to fill collar gap?

There are no muscles that directly overlay the collar-bone, so you can't really cover it. Poking around online, it looks like this isn't an uncommon question. The general solution is to build the ...
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How to calculate muscle and kg needed to obtain your body type you wanted

There are a few ways to approach this. I'll go from most basic to most complicated.           Easy The most barebones approach is find the weight of ...
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how can i combine fitness and diabets together ? how can i be a professioal athlete?

Reason why doctor don't want you to train is that while exercising sugar level in your blood can vary. Too low level can be dangerous for you. There are diabetics who do train, but that requires extra ...
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Can't progress any further with my trainings!

You're plateauing because you have no variety in your routine, and you're not losing belly fat because you're not in a caloric deficit. You look average because your training program isn't challenging ...
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Bulking on a high fibre diet?

Eating more fibre will slightly increase your metabolic rate, as it takes energy to move that fibre through your body and expel it (known as "Thermic Effect of Food/Feeding" or "TEF&...
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Push Ups vs Dumbbell

I'd say, you shouldn't compare the two, and implement both of them in your workout routine. Solely for chest gains, dumbbell press would be better since you can add resistance more easily and it ...
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Should I use workout supplements to decrease food amounts?

This question is more appropriate for Health-stackexchange. However, I know that drinking your calories isn't ideal. Especially when you aren't controlling what goes into your meal supplement. That ...
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