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X Cell Fittness
(910) 892-3527
600 Erwin Rd
Dunn, NC
 
Fayes Fitness Aerobics
(910) 567-6697
106 Timothy Rd
Dunn, NC
 
Benson Fitness Center
(919) 894-7110
108 S Market St
Benson, NC
 
Curves
(910) 277-6226
1335 Scotland Crossing Dr
Laurinburg, NC
 
Fitness World
(919) 544-9000
105 W NC Highway 54
Durham, NC
 
Big Ape Gym
(910) 891-7139
101 Regency Blvd
Dunn, NC
 
Just Pilates
(919) 894-6030
114 E Main St
Benson, NC
 
Carpenter Stephen D Med Crc
(910) 814-2361
199 Spence Rd
Lillington, NC
 
Vert Physical Therapy & Sport
(919) 467-4558
6406 Mccrimmon Pkwy
Morrisville, NC
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Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist

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Pineville Bally Total Fitness
8700 Pineville Matthews Rd
Charlotte, NC
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Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Yoga

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Healthy Gains

Need to add extra pounds on a slight frame? Here’s a sensible way to do it.

By Lisa James

June 2010

Like the late Rodney Dangerfield, Americans who are underweight don’t get any respect. The numbers explain why: While two-thirds of the US population is overweight, only 1.8% qualifies as underweight.

People need to gain pounds for a number of reasons. Some have fast metabolisms that quickly burn calories. Others engage in strenuous activities. Still others have eating disorders or chronic illnesses such as cancer.

It’s the last group that Carolyn Lammersfeld, RD, CNSD is most familiar with in her job as national director of nutrition for the Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTC, www.cancercenter.com ). She says, “What we hear often is that patients spent a lot of their lives trying to lose weight, and now they’ve lost weight and they can’t gain it back.”

Lammersfeld says being underweight is no excuse to eat poorly. Junk foods are “high in omega-6 fats, which we know to be immune-suppressing,” she notes. “Those foods can also increase your cholesterol.”

The key to healthy weight gain is resistance training plus extra helpings of beneficial foods. “Most people who are trying to gain weight are under-muscled,” Lammersfeld explains. “With our patients we use resistance bands. Those are good for people who travel a lot.”

Lammersfeld says CTC recommends a standard weight-maintenance diet consisting of balanced meals with complex carbs, whole produce, lean protein and low-fat dairy. She suggests consuming an additional 200 to 500 calories a day by eating every two to three hours. “I tell people the easiest way to do it is to add one serving from each of the food groups,” she says. “That should allow you to gain a pound a week.” Foods rich in both calories and nutrients include nut butters (almond, peanut, cashew), trail mix, protein shakes made with high-calorie ingredients such as bananas, kefir, low-fat cheese and avocados (including gua...

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