Episode 9 – 4 Reasons Why You Can’t Gain Weight

4 Reasons Why You Can't Gain Weight

In episode 8, I wrote about the six effective ways to lose fat in 2022. In this episode, I will be discussing the 4 reasons why you can’t gain weight.

Why you can’t gain weight

4 Reasons Why You Can't Gain Weight
  1. You are not eating more than enough
  2. Your calories are very low
  3. You are too active
  4. You have a fast metabolism
  • You are not eating enough

When you are not eating enough, you will hardly gain weight. Sometimes you might be thinking that you are eating enough but chances are, you are not.

This depends on the type of body you have. There are

To know if you are eating enough, you need to know the number of calories your body needs in order for you to gain weight. Once you know the number of calories you need, use them to eat enough food for your body.

For as long as you are not eating enough for your body, you will never gain weight.

  • Your calories are very low

At times it is hard for you to gain because your calories are usually very low for your type of body. We all require different calories for our different types of bodies.

Other people have bodies that require low calories in order for them to gain, hence it is easy for them to.

For you, it might be that your body requires high calories before you can even begin to gain. This is why it’s very important for you to calculate if you are eating enough calories for your type of body.

  • You are too active

It might be that you are too active in your day-to-day activities hence it is hard for you to gain. This might be caused by you working a demanding job or by you walking long distances.

Once you are doing one of the above or both, then your eating also needs to match how active you are.

When you eat according to how active you are, your body will respond swiftly and it will be easy for you to gain.

To eat enough for your body, visit TDEE to calculate your calories according to how active you are.

  • You have a fast metabolism

Another reason why you can’t gain is that your metabolism might be very fast. It is hard for a person with a fast metabolism to gain because their body burns calories at a higher rate. The solution to this is, consume more food.

The food that you choose should be nutritious food to avoid gaining a lot of fat in the process.

Foods to avoid include sugary foods, fizzy drinks, chips, etc. To know more in-depth about the type of foods to avoid, check out this post.

That’s it for this post. These are some of the reasons why you can’t seem to gain weight despite how much you eat.

The core of it is that you think you are eating enough but you are not eating enough for your body type.

Please share this post if it has helped you.

P.S

Juventinius The Great

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