5 Natural Supplements for Skinny Guys

Skinny guys often depend on dietary supplements to add more mass to their lean muscles. However, are the supplements for skinny guys that are available in market these days safe? At times, many of these supplements lack nutritional value and just pump your muscles with fat. Many supplements for skinny guys come high priced and boast to give fast, effective results; however, they fail to do so for a lot of reasons. Might be that they are not rich in calories or maybe they could not digest the nutrients properly.

These natural supplements, suggested below, when combined with proper nutrition, will help to increase your caloric intake and gain a decent body weight. They are relatively inexpensive and are readily available at any retail food store.

Weight Gainers

Weight gainer products usually come in the form of convenient shakes. They add a lot of weight-gaining and muscle-building nutrition to your body. All weight gainers taste pretty good when mixed in water or milk. They get instantly dissolved and are easy to digest. The best time to take weight gainers are after you work out. They help to energize your muscles and increase your body metabolism. It is advisable for skinny people to have weight gainers at least three times a day for getting effective and fast weight gain results.

Digestive Enzymes

digestive enzymesImproper digestion may be the main hindering factor for skinny guys to gain weight. No matter how much you eat, you will not be able to add weight to your body unless your body is able to digest the food and absorb its nutrients. Taking a digestive enzyme supplement will help to improve poor digestion. Digestive enzymes boost protein absorption considerably and help in easy assimilation of the food. Digestive enzyme supplements often have good bacteria in them that help in digestion of food and breakdown of nutrients. These good bacteria also fight with the bad bacteria of your stomach and intestine to keep you healthy from within.

Protein Powders

Research has proved that muscles can’t grow bigger and stronger without adequate doses of protein. Proteins boost your weight gain and muscle building process also help to keep you fit and healthy. Even though, 90% of foods that we eat have proteins in them, protein powders are the best and convenient means of getting that extra dose of protein after heavy workouts. Mix protein powder with luke warm milk and have it between meals and before going to bed. They come with natural sweeteners and are sweetly flavored to give you a pleasing taste.


Dextrose, which is also commonly known as glucose, is one of the simplest forms of natural sugar. Dextrose enters your bloodstream and triggers the production of insulin, which is the storage hormone of your body. Insulin further pushes nutrients from the bloodstream into muscle and fat cells of your body. The anabolic activity of insulin helps greatly to stuff nutrients into muscles. Dextrose is naturally present in oranges, however, you can also go for powder and energy drinks that contain dextrose in fairly large quantities.


Branched-chain amino acids are named so because of their branch-like molecular structure. L-leucine, L-valine and L-isoleucine are the prime BCAAs that foster the digestion for amino acids and proteins. BCAAs can greatly help skinny guys to gain weight soon as they travel directly to muscle tissues. Take 5-7 grams of BCAAs before and after workouts, every day, to get fast, noticeable results.


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