What kind of meal frequency would you have?
3 meals spread out throughout the day, or a IF? I suppose IF'ing with 3 meals a day would prove difficult to gain weight due to eating big in such a short window as opposed to 3 big +1000 calories spread throughout the day.
The last several weeks I've been experimenting 2 or 3 meals a day.
For a long time I did 2 big meals, lunch and dinner, lately I've been doing 3 squares a day, 6 or 7 hours apart: I'm stuffed like heck and very slowly gaining weight. I don't even workout at all, just half hour walks if that.
Even with diary it's difficult for the scale to go up, goat or sheep cheese that is almost butterlike if you know the type (soft).
Eating 8-10 times a day is a good way to pack on weight.
Start with Whey powder and then cook and eat breakfast (counts as two meals).
End the day with a meal of 1 cup of cottage cheese.
Its gonna be a lot easier to eat more if you don't IF for obvious reasons.
Why aren't you working out? Whats your current weight/height? goals?
If your looking to just gain straight fat and you are already skinny you are gonna have to eat a ton of cals.
I agree with Ben and don't think meal frequency should be your focus if gaining weight is your only goal. If you aren't working out, then I would say slow and steady wins the race; otherwise, you will struggle and certainly gain only fat if you try to rush the process. Slowly increase the calories you consume in a day. Incorporate full fat dairy if you tolerate it (preferably grassfed) and starchy carbs. Eat meat, eggs and healthy fat. Try for a little more every few days. Also, the more activity you can muster, the better off you will be as you increase your food intake.
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