Sports nutrition for gaining muscle mass is suitable for both men and women. It is only important to choose the “right” product.
It is no coincidence that we began our article with a story about body types. Whether you are an endomorph, mesomorph or ectomorph, the choice of a specific sports nutrition product for gaining muscle mass largely depends.
So, in the presence of extra pounds or a tendency to be overweight (a typical endomorph), whey protein or a gainer with the maximum protein content is often recommended. But naturally thin athletes (ectomorphs), on the contrary, should pay attention to a gainer with a high carbohydrate content. He will help to gain the missing weight, and "pump up" muscles. In particular demand is American sports nutrition.
How to take sports nutrition products correctly
The first thing to do is to calculate the daily dose of the product. On the Internet and in specialized literature, you can find special tables that help determine the correct dosage of a particular sports nutrition product, as well as specific recommendations for taking it. These tips will help you take your first steps. In the future, depending on the results, you will be able to adjust your own scheme for taking sports nutrition yourself.
By the way, you can find out how to calculate the dose of whey protein or gainer and take these sports nutrition products by reading our articles "Whey protein: what is it for and how to take it" and "Gainer: what is it for, how to choose it and accept".