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Protein supplements for a weight gain diet?

weight_gain_protein_supplementBy Guy Lawrence

The amount of times I get asked and emailed this question amazes me: Will your protein supplement help me gain weight and put on muscle?

So here are a couple of things I want you to consider before I answer this question.

1. Are you expecting to put on muscle from simply drinking a protein supplement? Or do you realise that a lot of hard work in the gym is necessary.

2. If you are training in a gym, is your weight training program constantly varied and you train your muscles to fatigue?

3. If so, are you allowing enough recovery time with the type of training you are doing? More does not necessarily mean better

I only highlight these points because because they can be easily overlooked. If you are trying to gain muscle and gain weight through diet, your training program is going to be a big part of your success. More