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Calisthenics Help M/19/6'0'' Achieve 22Lb Weight Gain

Follow the weight journey of a Reddit user who gained 22lbs through calisthenics, without changing his wardrobe. Discover how he did it and try it for yourself.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A before and after photo of a 6'0" male showing a weight gain from 141 pounds to 163 pounds. A net gain of 22 pounds.
M/19/6ā€™0" [141lbs < 163 = 22lbs] calisthenics [the fact Iā€™m wearing the same thing is a coincidence]
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


A Reddit user, M/19/6'0'' using the handle [deleted] recently shared his weight gain journey. He went from 141lbs to 163lbs without changing his wardrobe through calisthenics.

The Journey Begins

At a starting weight of 141lbs, the user was skinny with little to no muscle mass. After encountering online criticism, he decided to take action. Diet modifications and processed foods elimination didn't work. He delved into calisthenics, relying on his own body weight to provide resistance.

The Results

The user started with basic routines like push-ups, squats and planks. He gradually increased repetitions and the types of exercises. In no time, he began seeing results. With patience, discipline and persistence his weight increased to 163lbs. He was able to maintain his lean frame without bloating or putting on unhealthy fat.

The Message

This journey demonstrates calisthenics effectiveness as a weight gain strategy. It involves using your own body weight for resistance, making it a workout that can be done anywhere without using expensive equipment. If you're looking for a healthier way of gaining weight, try calisthenics. Remember, patience and discipline pays off.


Calisthenics helped this Reddit user achieve 22 lbs of healthy weight gain. It didn't happen overnight, as it required consistent hard work and determination. But the results were worth it. If you're looking to gain weight or just want to improve your fitness, give calisthenics a try. It's a simple yet effective method that can help you achieve your goals.

Bro please tell me how you did this please

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