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  • 12-14-17, 10:43 am (EST)

    weight and muscle gain

    December 14, 2017, 10:43 am

    hi I from Malaysia..i would like to ask your opinion in which one do you prefer for skinny guy to gain more weight and muscle is it whey or mass and what is the difference between the mass and whey? tq

  • 12-14-17, 6:15 pm (EST)

    weight and muscle gain

    December 14, 2017, 6:15 pm
    Posted by: yee

    hi I from Malaysia..i would like to ask your opinion in which one do you prefer for skinny guy to gain more weight and muscle is it whey or mass and what is the difference between the mass and whey? tq

    If you figure your macros and are eating the right amount of calories with protien, fats and carbs as well as training right I wouldn't worry about either. Those are supplements to fill in what you can't from your regular meals, if you need one go with a good whey protien.

     

    I have been training coming up on 6 years and have made some great gainz. I've done a lot of trial and error on myself as well as learned from others and through research online. I've come along way in strength and size since I've started. I will continue to learn and make myself better each day.

    MS Athlete/Super Hermanite
    BEING CHALLENGED IN LIFE IS INEVITABLE, BEING DEFEATED IS OPTIONAL.

  • 12-19-17, 6:14 am (EST)

    weight and muscle gain

    December 19, 2017, 6:14 am
    Posted by: yee

    hi I from Malaysia..i would like to ask your opinion in which one do you prefer for skinny guy to gain more weight and muscle is it whey or mass and what is the difference between the mass and whey? tq

    @yee Aaron is spot on! You only need to add protein as a supplement if you're not already getting enough protein from your regular diet. If you add up your totals for a normal day of eating and you're not getting enough protein.. then yes whey protein is the way to go. No need for a mass gainer really. Watch the video below if you haven't already!

     

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  • 12-30-17, 12:15 pm (EST)

    weight and muscle gain

    December 30, 2017, 12:15 pm

    Hey guys Im new to body building and want to gain weight. Can someone guide if I should take whey protein or mass gainer? Pros and cons of both? thanks

  • 12-31-17, 1:14 am (EST)

    weight and muscle gain

    December 31, 2017, 1:14 am
    Posted by: Abdullahnasr7

    Hey guys Im new to body building and want to gain weight. Can someone guide if I should take whey protein or mass gainer? Pros and cons of both? thanks

    Stick with Whey protein only and AVOID all mass gainers. Mass Gainers are just glorified sugar drinks - no better than adding protein powder to a Coke. To get the high amount of calories per serving they advertise, they are packed with sugar. You will gain weight but it will not be quality weight. The best path to gaining quality weight is eating enough nutritious foods and supplementing with Whey and/or Casein protein to ensure you meet the required protein intake needs to support muscle growth. Whey protein is easily absorbed, a complete protein, and relatively inexpensive.

     

    There is no magic pill or supplement that makes this happen nor will replace eating quality calories from quality food sources. If you are a "hard gainer", it just means you need to eat more calories per day than someone who isn't. You may need to eat 3,500 to 4,000 quality calories to put on quality weight.

     

    John

    34 years of lifting and nutritional experience and resident "old man" :-)
    MS Athlete and past Super Hermanite since 2013.

  • 01-01-18, 12:44 am (EST)

    weight and muscle gain

    January 1, 2018, 12:44 am
    Posted by: Abdullahnasr7

    Hey guys Im new to body building and want to gain weight. Can someone guide if I should take whey protein or mass gainer? Pros and cons of both? thanks

    Welcome to bodybuilding!

     

    Mass gainers are also known as 'fat gainers' or 'diabetes in a bottle' and so on lol. They don't add quality weight as they are packed with sugars so they aren't worth it.

     

    Get your protein from the basics: chicken breast, lean ground beef, lean ground turkey, fish, plain greek yogurt, etc.

     

    If you then need to add protein for your caloric needs, then whey is the way to go. I usually add a shake mid morning with almonds and right after training.

     

    Tip: you can always make a mass gaining shake at home (with whey, plain greek yogurt, oats, organic peanut butter, maybe a medium banana or blueberries, water)

     

    A

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