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GQ featured says registered dietician and founding director of the Nutrition and Dietetics Program Christen Cooper in "How to Gain Weight the Right Way"

10/16/2020

GQ featured says registered dietician and founding director of the Nutrition and Dietetics Program Christen Cooper in "How to Gain Weight the Right Way"

Conversations about weight typically revolve around losing it. But is a real subset of people out there wondering how to gain weight. The guys who struggle to find a dress shirt that doesn’t fit them like a poncho? A watch that doesn't hang off their wrist on both sides? We see you. Otherwise known as hardgainers or ectomorphs, these are men who feel like they can’t bulk up even after hitting the gym regularly. But they can gain weight and add muscle mass, provided they’re willing to take the time to do so. “Americans just want a quick fix,” says Christen Cooper, registered dietician and founding director of the Nutrition and Dietetics Program at Pace University. “The first thing I tell people, especially guys shooting for these huge muscles, is that to do it right, you need to have a little more patience.”

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