The basics of weight are quite simple: to GAIN weight, intake MORE calories then what your body burns Vice versa, in order to LOSE weight, intake LESS calories then what your body burns.
Pretty simple Right?
Now, this doesn’t necessarily mean you have to eat Big Mac’s and an entire pizza 3 times a day. (#DirtyBulk) However, there are certain Nutritional Values that you need to hit in order to pack on muscle and gain weight.
First, make sure you are consuming enough calories. For Example, I am about 6’3″ and 195 lbs and try to shoot for at least 3500 Calories a day. Your caloric intake required for you to gain weight will vary, you can find online calculators to discover what works for you. Secondly, focus on the big three for your Macros: 50% Carbs, 30% Proteins, and 20% Fats. Follow these dietary rules and continue to workout and you’ll start to see results in no time!