How to Gain Weight for Football

How to Gain Weight for Football

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When it comes to football, it's not just about selecting the best gear and perfecting game techniques like your backward pass. If your position involves a lot of blocking and tackling, such as being the defensive guard or offensive tackle, adding weight to your body frame can increase the strength of your tackles and blocks. If that's you, several quick changes to your daily lifestyle can help you pack on the pounds quickly and healthfully.

Step 1

Eat six meals a day instead of the traditional three meals, spacing them apart by two to four hours. Keep the meals balanced by including a starch, such as rice or potatoes, and a source of protein, sports nutritionist Christine Rosenbloom tells WebMD. Constantly eating throughout the day revs up your appetite, makes it easier to increase your daily caloric intake and isn't as overwhelming as trying to eat three extra-large meals.

Step 2

Add extra fat to each meal, because high-fat foods quickly increase your weight. However, don't go out and buy a fatty fast-food burger. For optimal, healthy weight gain, focus on healthy fats such as avocados - add them to salad, spread them on a sandwich or blend them into a smoothie - and olive oil.

Step 3

Snack between meals for quick boosts to your caloric intake. Make it easy for yourself by storing healthy snacks in convenient, easy-to-access areas. Healthy snack options for weight gain include nuts, trail mix and granola bars. Obvious places to keep snacks include in your desk and in your kitchen, but also think of unconventional places like your car's glove compartment - it's a convenient way to sneak some calories into your daily commute - or next to your living room sofa.

Step 4

Hydrate with calorie-rich beverages. Water fills you up and can make you feel full, but has zero calories to help you gain weight. Instead, make your liquids work for you by adding high-calorie, healthy liquids such as milk and fruit juice.

Step 5

Eat a meal - no larger than 1,000 calories - two hours before your football game or football practice. This provides your body with energy so you burn your meal's calories and carbohydrates instead of burning your body's fat and muscle, thus protecting the weight gain you've been working so hard to create. The blander the better, aiming for a starch such as bread paired with a source of protein, like deli meat. Avoid anything high in fiber or spices, as they may cause digestive problems while you're playing football.


  • To gain a pound of weight in a week at your current level of physical activity, you need to eat an extra 500 calories every day. This may seem daunting, especially if you struggle with a lower appetite. Instead of fighting your body's natural rhythms, sync your eating habits with how you feel. Stay in touch with your personal appetite swings. Write down when you often feel hungriest during the day, then plan to have your biggest meal at that time.


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