Ok so you’re skinny, scrawny, boney, underweight, and any other names you’ve been called that bring back unwanted memories. As a former skinny kid myself let me be the first to say I understand, and let you know you don’t have to stay skinny. For a lot of skinny people like us, gaining weight through just eating more doesn’t work. If you’re like me the problem stems from my high metabolism I’ve had since I was younger. I could literally eat anything in sight and still remained skinny as a rod. When I tried to gain weight by eating more carbs and protein I found it difficult to eat enough calories to compensate for my raging metabolism. With these two issues of a high metabolism and relatively low appetite I sought out a solution for both and ended up creating Rocket Genetics (line of natural supplements) as a result. In my research I worked with dietitians, personal trainers, doctors, and athletes, that all led me to one answer. Echinacea Purpurea and Angustifolia (aka Purple Coneflower) or more specifically certain elements from the root of the plant.
Increased Appetite and Slowed Metabolism
Yeah, I was surprised at first myself because I didn’t associate echinacea with weight gain, more with fighting a cold. When I got into the science of it (stick with me before your eyes glaze over since I mentioned the word “science”) I found that they provide the addition of cannabinoids to your system. In your body, you have receptors known as “cannainoid receptor type-1″ located on the surface of cells which regulate your appetite. The only thing that fits in these receptors are cannabinoids. Once a cannabinoid has connected to its receptor, a signal is sent to the brain. This is the signal that activates appetite in the brain, and so increasing the amount of cannabinoids in the system will lead to a stronger appetite signal and slowing effect of your metabolic rate.
Ok so what does it all mean I just have to eat some Echinacea root? Well not exactly, as you would have to eat 20 or more to get the amount of Echinacea Purpurea and Angustifolia needed (around 800 MG). Along with a few key components like Vitamin E to help with the metabolizing and distribution the pure sources of this plant are able to create an increase in appetite and a slowing effect of your metabolism. As we continued to work with dietitians we developed a proprietary extraction process to get the most pure form of this weight gaining power into a supplement called EPR 800 that could be taken easily. By taking this before each meal I was able to harness the power of the Echinacea root to get me eating more and burning less, people often refer to it as delaying the feeling of fullness. My diet was still an important factor as I couldn’t just eat Twinkies all day, but we did develop a very simple weight gain diet protocol that we provide with the EPR 800 weight gain pills.
Develop a Weight Gain Plan
The powerful effects of EPR 800 alone are not enough, if you want to learn how to gain weight fast and successfully, there a few basic principles you must first understand. There are two main factors to any weight gain or loss: the amount of energy you consume and the amount of energy you burn. Energy is measured in calories, so when you look at a nutritional label on a packaged food product, you will be able to see exactly how much energy is in a serving. Those who are trying to lose weight must consume less energy than they use. Those who are trying to gain weight, on the other hand, must consume more energy than they need. Whether that energy is converted into fat or muscle will depend on what you choose to do with your energy. The ingredients in EPR 800 are the answer to getting more calories in your body and slowing a fast metabolism.
Before and After EPR 800 Weight Gain Testimonials
“Easily the best decision I’ve made to finally get my body more mass was taking EPR 800 on a regular basis. I literally plateaued with weight and didn’t have plans of doing anything extreme to put on more weight. Great to see a natural option that works with my body without anything crazy.” -Brian S. | Memphis TN
“I’ve never been one to complain much about my figure, but always felt like my body wasn’t as feminine as I wanted it. What this product really did for me was get some weight in places I needed it without making me look fat. I added weight to my booty while actually losing weight in my stomach, which I wasn’t expecting. I’ve been able to maintain my new figure for months now!“ -Brittany J. | Austin TX
“Thanks to EPR 800 for getting my new body, it wasn’t easy but I wouldn’t have seen these kinds of gains without it.”
-Richard P. | Greensboro NC
“Wow, really amazing product, totally helped me eat a lot more and finally I’m not burning nearly as many calories. Take that genetics!“ -Amy V. | Anaheim CA
The game of weight gain is the game of calories. If you don’t put enough calories into your body, more than you burn, then you will not gain weight. Many of the people who complain about not being able to gain weight are often the same people that aren’t consuming enough calories and the right kind. If you have a high metabolism or have a very active lifestyle then you have to compensate for that. Take a look at Michael Phelps the all time medal winner in the history of the Olympics. This guy is consuming 12,000 calories per day to, and this isn’t to gain weight, it’s simply to fuel his body. For the average human being this many calories would add pounds on quickly, but many don’t think they can eat that much food or just don’t really eat much all together. Lets look at what his diet consists of, to get an idea of how many calories an Olympic gold medalist can consume:
Breakfast: Three fried egg sandwiches with the works lettuce, tomatoes, fried onion rings, cheese, and mayo. A five egg omelet. A single bowl of cream of wheat. Two cups of coffee. The thick slices of French toast with powdered sugar. Three chocolate chip pancakes. (you should be gaining weight with a breakfast like this alone)
Lunch: One full pound of enriched pasta (any type will do). Two super sized cheese and ham sandwiches with mayonnaise on white bread. Name brand energy drinks with over 1,000 calories.
Dinner: Another pound of pasta. A large Pizza. Additional energy drinks.
Realistic Weight Gaining
Now lets be clear this is an extreme example of a diet to gain weight fast or fuel an Olympic athlete. It should however help you realize that if you’ve had troubles gaining weight in the past it’s time to count the calories. Of the many that I’ve worked with people as a personal trainer those that want to gain weight have 2 issues: eating consistently and a fast metabolism. This is why I worked with nutritionists, doctors and athletes to develop EPR 800 that would help stimulate appetite and hunger on a biological level, think of it as the extra advantage you need.
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