Showing posts with label gain weight. Show all posts
Showing posts with label gain weight. Show all posts

2014-02-13

Natural Ayurveda Ways To Gain Healthy Weight

While most of the people find overweight problems and struggle to keep the kilos off, others find it just as challenging to put weight on. Though myriad advise is available on 'How to loose weight' , it can be a lonely struggle for those who want to put on weight.

It is important to see that the weight you want to gain should be healthy and should be equally distributed all over the body. Also your weight should be proportionate to your height.



Right Way to Gain Healthy Weight.
Whether you want to loose or you want to gain, there are 3 fundamentals to support a healthy weight. Diet, Exercise and right Lifestyle. You need to adopt right eating habits. Eat meals on time. You need to Eat Frequently- Eat five or more meals a day. Do regular exercise.

Basic Principles to Gain Weight in a Healthy Way
Increase your appetite by eating more to gain weight. But do it step-by-step and not by stuffing yourself too much at one go. Add one extra chapatti or more rice than you normally consume, or you even start with fruits by eating an extra one every day.

Carbs are needed to gain weight but include healthier options like banana, potato, mango, whole grains, rice, etc. instead of sugar-rich foods, chocolates and other junk foods.

In order to increase your muscle mass, it is essential to do weight training 4-5 times a week for an hour. You can vary the intensity depending on your capacity.

Consume protein-rich foods after you workout to increase muscle mass and eat good fats like nuts and seeds in your diet. Eating a handful of pumpkin or flaxseeds is a good way to give your body the fat intake it needs. Though junk foods like vada pav or burgers are loaded with calories, they only increase body fat and not muscle mass which is not the right way to go about.

Here is a healthy weight gain diet plan which includes the right foods one should consume to put on kilos in a healthy manner. But along with this, you also need to engage in physical activity for at least 30 minutes every day. It is also essential to have at least 6-8 glasses of water to flush out toxins from the body. One should follow this diet till the time their ideal weight is achieved.


Recommended Ayurveda Preparations to Gain Weight 
Chyavanprash: Chyavanprash is a comprehensive herbal tonic.This magic elixir is good for all, irrespective of age and gender, and creates a harmonious synergy in the body leading to better metabolism. It bring back strength in a fragile body.

Shatavari Kalpa: It is good for eyes, muscles, reproductive organs, increases body weight and helps to regain vigour and vitality.

Makardhwaj Gold: It is Rasayana and excellent Tonic.

Vasant kusumakar rasa: Excellent tonic for rejuvenation of body,It improves immunity, power and tones up all the systems of the body.

Khushmanda avaleha - 1 tsp twice daily with a cup of warm milk before bed and early in the morning empty stomach has a wonderful result.This should be done at least for a month. This will also increase the hemoglobin percentage in the blood.
Draksharista- 3tsp of this should be taken with equal amount of boiled and cooled water with a drop of honey thrice a day for atleast 1 month.

Ashwaganda choorna may be taken with ghee or honey or even milk thrice daily .

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Natural home remedy using figs and raisins:

1. Take 6 dried figs
2. Take 30 g raisins
3. Soak both in water overnight
4. Eat in 2 doses through the next day

Natural home remedy using ashwagandha, hot milk and clarified butter:

1. Take 1 glass hot milk
2. Add 2 tbsp ashwagandha powder, commonly available ayurvedic herb
3. Add 1 tsp clarified butter
4. Mix well
5. Drink twice every day
6. Do this for 1 month

Natural home remedy using mango and milk:

1. Eat 1 ripe mango 3 times a day
2. Follow it up by drinking 1 glass of milk
3. Do this for 1 month

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. 

Some of the effective Yoga Exercises to Gain Weight
Yoga can actually aid you in weight gain! Through regular and dedicated practice of yoga, along with a nutritious diet, you can achieve a healthy weight.

Before you try your hands at these poses of yoga to weight gain, make sure that you are under the supervision of a trained yoga guru. Some of the asanas are a little tricky; hence, you cannot perform them alone if you are a newbie as far as yoga is concerned.

1. Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)
2. Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand Pose)
3. Vajrasana (Diamond Pose)
4. Pavanamuktasana (Wind-Relieving Pose)
5. Matsyasana (Fish Pose)
6. Savasana (Corpse Pose)