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From 150Lbs to 160Lbs in 5 Months: a Remarkable Weight Gain Journey

Follow the inspiring journey of a Reddit user who gained 15lbs in 5 months through proper diet and exercise.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A before and after photo of a 6'0" male showing a weight bulk from 150 pounds to 160 pounds. A total gain of 10 pounds.
M/21/6'0" [150 to 160 = +15lbs ] (5 months)
Originally posted on /r/Brogress


Weight gain can be a challenging journey. It requires strict discipline, proper diet, and consistent exercise. One Reddit user shared his incredible 5-month weight gain journey, from 150lbs to 160lbs. Through his post, he detailed his diet, workout routine, and progress.

The Journey

The Reddit user, a male aged 21 with a height of 6'0", started his weight gain journey weighing in at 150lbs. He emphasized the importance of tracking calorie intake and ensuring he was in a caloric surplus. His diet consisted of protein-rich foods, such as eggs, chicken breasts, fish, and protein powder.

The Workout

The Reddit user also shared his workout routine, which he performed four times a week. He focused on compound exercises, such as bench press, squat, deadlifts, and overhead press. He also incorporated isolation exercises, such as bicep curls and tricep extensions. He emphasized the importance of progressive overload, gradually increasing weights lifted and reps performed.

The Progress

The Reddit user's consistent approach paid off, as he gained 15lbs in just 5 months. He noted that his muscle mass significantly increased, as well as his strength. He continued to monitor his body composition through regular weigh-ins and progress pictures.


The Reddit user's weight gain journey serves as an inspiration for anyone looking to gain weight and muscle mass. Through proper diet, consistent exercise, and discipline, he achieved remarkable progress in just 5 months. It's important to note that everyone's journey is unique, and what worked for him may not work for others. However, his journey highlights the importance of dedication, consistency, and determination in achieving weight gain goals.

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