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GainingTactics: Fitness & Lifestyle for Hardgainers

A website made for hardgainers, by the hardgainers. If you’re constantly worried about your fast metabolism and skinny muscular structure, you are on the right website.

At GainingTactics, you would find everything you need in your weight gain journey; starting from the best foods and exercises to gain weight, to how to maintain the weight you have gained and the best supplements during the process.

But how do we know what’s good for hardgainers? Because we have lived the life in the body of hardgainers, and have all the experience needed to help you. The major problem with hardgainers is the ultra-fast metabolism and not enough appetite to maintain a regular calorie surplus.

Solution? Use our experience and science-based educational and informative articles to make tiny changes in your lifestyle, including your diet and workouts, and you would start seeing results immediately. Here’s how to navigate this website.

How Do You Start Your Transformation?

Here’s a step-by-step plan on how you can go about starting your fitness journey towards gaining healthy weight:

  1. Start with understanding how your metabolism works, and what’s the basic principles behind gaining weight:
    How to Gain Weight with a Fast Metabolism
    The Top Exercises to Gain Weight
    Static vs Dynamic Stretching
  2. Calculate your caloric and macro-nutrient requirement to gain a specific amount of weight in a given time frame:
    Daily Calorie Calculator
    Body Mass Index Calculator
  3. Find out the right foods that’ll help you gain weight, so that you save time by focusing on calorie dense foods instead of filling ones that do not give you any calories ( you should still consume these for their health benefits):
    The Complete Weight Gain Foods List
  4. Find out what supplements to take, why they work and which ones to avoid:
    Answer these simple questions and get personalized recommendations for supplements based on your body type
    Best Weight Gain Supplements
    Best Mass Gainers Around the World
    Mass Gainer vs Whey Protein
    Creatine for Weight Gain
  5. Take action, and post your journeys: All the information here will only be useful if you take action and start taking the right steps in getting the body you want.

Get to Know the Team

Rohan Arora: Personal Trainer & Sports Nutritionist, GainingTactics


Rohan works as a professional digital marketer during the day and leads the team of amazing fitness enthusiasts at GainingTactics during the night. Currently based in Toronto, Canada, Rohan has been involved in fitness, nutrition, and healthy lifestyle for over 7 years, and has helped countless hardgainers gain weight through experience and scientific approach.

Originally a hardgainer with a fast metabolism, Rohan first started working out and immediately fell in love with the process of self-improvement, physical training, and healthy eating.

While his fast-running metabolism may have kept him from getting muscular and healthy, his slow and consistent progress with workout plans, diet, supplementation, and recovery helped him understand the ins and outs of body composition and achieving fitness goals.

He now shares his extensive experience through personal blog articles aimed at helping other hardgainers gain healthy weight. He also leads a group of writers who write educational product and supplement reviews to help others make the right decisions when it comes to taking products that affect their bodies.

These weight gain articles, product reviews, and educational information then gets medically reviewed by certified fitness professionals and medical professionals for accuracy and relevance check, before they are out on the website.

Swati Jaiswal: Fitness Writer

Swati Jaiswal

Swati is a Content Writer and Blogger based in India, who is fervently passionate about nutrition, and supplements – anything that sounds synonymous with fitness and health.

Swati is a regular contributor on Gaining Tactics and has worked as a guest writer for numerous fitness and health websites and blogs. She has been certified for completion of online courses in Nutrition, Essentials of Sports Nutrition, and Bodybuilding Supplements.

Apart from online courses, she is constantly looking to absorb factually correct information on health and fitness, personalizing workout and diet routines for herself and people in her circle, who wish to adopt a better lifestyle.

For Swati, however, fitness was not always the foremost priority – not before her senior year of high school anyway. She would rather prefer fries and coke over curves (at the right places). Her idea of fitness was limited to cycling and morning jogs before she reluctantly signed up for a gym with a few friends. Although her idea was to drop the whole gig the moment her body said ‘no, you can’t drag me there, again’, the burn she felt, as she says, was ‘exhilarating and challenging’.

Something about Swati is that she loves challenges. Although she never thought she could, yet, every time she wanted to stop, she pushed herself harder. Now, working out, and blogging her heart out about general well-being and fitness, nutrition and health have become a regular thing for her. She is of the viewpoint that her passion for fitness and a healthy lifestyle has not only had a positive impact on her body but also her mind, giving her a boosted self-confidence.

Apart from writing on Health and Fitness, Swati also works on niches such as Digital Marketing, Animals, Lifestyle, and Travel.

When Swati isn’t ‘working’ or ‘working-out’, she is probably delving deep into case laws, conflux of constitutional rights and privacy (or some good fiction), listening to Pink Floyd, or planning to hit the beach sometime.

Dipanjana Mukherjee: Fitness Writer

Dipanjana Mukherjee

Dipanjana’s tryst with fitness and nutrition started way back in high school when she developed an interest in reading about workout routines and diets. As a concept, the idea of taking care of her body seemed appealing, but in reality, it was more of a love-hate relationship. To commit to fitness, she thought she had to give up on all her free time.

That’s when she realised, fitness should be personalized and it’s important to know how things work to be able to figure out what’s best for an individual. She realized that she can do things at her own pace, as long as she had a strategy in place. When Dipanjana started actively working out and setting personal fitness goals in her University days, she realized the wonders it could do for her mental health as well.

Over time, she has become the go-to person in her social circles for fitness advice. Dipanjana believes the trick is to do in-depth research to figure out what will work for your body, instead of following fads and trends. She strongly encourages people to not get intimidated and simply take the first baby step on their fitness journey. She claims that fitness has truly been a transformative experience for her- both physically and mentally.

Dipanjana is a postgraduate student of Literature, and has studied Nutrition alongside- both as part of her University curriculum as well as online certificate courses. When she is not working out, Dipanjana can usually be found writing blogs and screenplays or napping amidst a sea of pillows.

Nevart Isgenian: ISSA Certified Personal Trainer & Les Mills Instructor

Nevart Isgenian

Nevart is a Certified Personal Trainer, Transformation Specialist, Sports Nutritionist, and Les Mills Instructor. She started her fitness journey ever since she moved to Yerevan, Armenia 8 years ago.

Nevart fell in love with fitness once she joined the gym. She committed herself to fitness very quickly, and was determined to become fitter and healthier and an inspiration to other women.
Just like all beginners, she had little information about nutrition and workout programs. But through constant research, she studied everything that was needed for her to build the physique she’s always wanted. After two years of training by herself, with no help of other personal trainers, she decided to work as a personal trainer and gain knowledge to help others.

But it was never enough for her, she wanted to become professional and more educated, so she took ISSA courses and went to Dubai to become a Les Mills group instructor. She found a job at Reebok Sports club Armenia, which helped her to learn more and improve herself more mentally and physically.

Nevart was also studying Architecture meanwhile, but she always strived to follow her passion for fitness. It was very challenging to focus on both but she accepted the challenge and never gave up on her dreams.

Now, she works at one of the best sports clubs in Armenia, as a Les Mills group instructor at orange fitness premium club, and works as a freelance personal trainer online, she writes personalized workout programs and diet plans, and has helped so many people reach their fitness goals. Her approach is to study the client very well, communicate with them, and then plan out their workout and nutrition programs. She loves challenging her clients and never goes easy on them.

Her motto is and always will be “Challenge yourself every day, and go beyond your limits because that’s where you’ll find your strength”.

Apart from being at work, and working out for herself, Nevart likes to read books, listen to music and binge-watch sitcoms.

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If you have started your weight gain journey, are struggling somewhere in the middle of the journey, or just want to share your weight gain progress, reach out to our team using our Contact Form.


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