Though weight loss is a very common goal, many people actually want to gain weight. Some common reasons include improving daily functioning, looking more muscular and enhancing athleticism.
Typically, those who want to gain weight should focus on gaining muscle. It’s usually healthier to gain most of your weight as muscle rather than fat. While food and exercise are most important for gaining muscle, supplements may also help by providing calories and protein or by allowing you to exercise harder.
When choosing your supplements, you should take a target-driven approach:
- Decide on your goals, from fat loss and muscle gain to athletic performance and health.
- Determine which supplements will help you achieve them.
- Check your levels with your doctor to figure out if you actually need the boost.
- Here I’ve highlighted the supplements shown to be effective – and the ways to get the most out of them!
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