There are 2 goals of men exercising, first to lose weight and the second is to raise muscle mass so that it can look more athletic. You need to know that genetic factors play an important role in determining the body type. This body type will also determine how the exercise method to raise or lose weight.
Before starting the explanation further, we must first understand the types of body. There are 3 types of human body namely ectomorph (skinny), endomorphs (ideal/athletic), and mesomorphs (short and fat). In this article, we will discuss further how to gain weight as well as muscle mass for people who have a thin body type or ectomorph.
People who have ectomorph body types usually have thin body trait, flat chest, and small shoulders. People with this type of body will have difficulty if you want to raise muscle mass. Although difficult does not mean you just give up. There is still a way for you to increase muscle mass as long as it has high spirits. Here are some tips to consider.
BMI stands for Body Mass Index, is a measure used to assess the proportionality of the comparison between height and weight of a person. If a person’s BMI is less than 18.5, then the person can be said to be thin and need to gain weight. Now there are many online sites that can help you to calculate what your BMI score. For normal BMI alone ranges from 18.5 to 24.9.
The purpose of this exercise is to gain weight quickly. With exercise, the muscle mass can increase, but what kind of exercise should be done? First is by weight training. Weight training can suppress and stimulate muscle fibers so muscles can develop. Second is anaerobic exercise. Anaerobic exercise is an exercise that processes without oxygen with high intensity in a short time. Weight training effectively increases weight and increases muscle mass. While aerobic exercise such as running, cycling, and jogging are recommended for those who want to lose weight fast.
To gain weight, than thin people diligently eat more. Muscles require the calories from the food we eat as fuel and exercise to gain weight while building muscle. If the diet does not go right, then more exercise will have an impact on burning calories than building muscle.
A high-protein diet is a diet that is needed for those who want to gain weight while increasing muscle mass. Animal proteins are called the best to gain weight because they contain essential amino acids. With the recommended compositions are 50% protein, 30% carbohydrates, and 20% fat. For this source of animal protein can be obtained from red meat, fish, eggs, and milk.
Exercise is important for those who want to gain weight quickly and increase muscle mass. But do not let excessive exercise resulting in injury. Not only injury, too much exercise can also cause some problems such as insomnia, fatigue, and depression. To maximize the exercise, the duration of exercise should be done for 45 minutes with intensity 3 times a week.