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Gaining Weight For Football?

Hey ya’ll whats up? I have an intresting situation.I’m 6’1-6’2, 160-162lbs,and Im a Track runner,but I also want to do Football.The problem is that I want to look bigger,and gain muscle and weight,So I want to know what is a good workout routine for me.and by the way I eat ALOT and still dont gain that much weight.

I doubt you eat as much as you think you do.

Read the first two threads in this section, along with allNaturals steak and eggs post.

That should be enough information to get you well on your way.

Read and Learn: http://www.T-Nation.com/readTopic.do?id=1027723

eat more, work less, those are the choices. yu need to b in a calorie surplus

phill

Sorry, track and football? The two do not go together. If you want to play football at that tall you need to gain a fair amount of weight (in muscle) and maybe a bit of fat too. Not saying 20% BF or anything but I’m guessing you’re not even at 10 with that information. Long distance running will quickly go out of your scope with football conditioning and training.

It takes up a lot of time and your effort august through november is going to get you through football; not football and daily running to keep your mile time low. That’s just the regular season. Offseason your coach is going to want you in the weightroom three times a week most likely.

[quote]Skrussian wrote:
Sorry, track and football? The two do not go together. If you want to play football at that tall you need to gain a fair amount of weight (in muscle) and maybe a bit of fat too. Not saying 20% BF or anything but I’m guessing you’re not even at 10 with that information. Long distance running will quickly go out of your scope with football conditioning and training.

It takes up a lot of time and your effort august through november is going to get you through football; not football and daily running to keep your mile time low. That’s just the regular season. Offseason your coach is going to want you in the weightroom three times a week most likely. [/quote]
He didn’t say he was a long distance runner. Some of the best football players are also great sprinters. Sprinting and football go together very nicely.

Check out this Nutrition Plan put together by Cy Wilson: http://www.T-Nation.com/readTopic.do?id=459839

In terms of a good lifting program, check out Westside for Skinny Bastards I and II by Joe DeFranco.