How to Gain Healthy Weight for Basketball
Editor in Chief
Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.
Follow @David Astramskas
“If you eat like a bird you will look like a bird!”
Here’s Blair O’Donovan with some advice on how to gain healthy weight for basketball by increasing your calorie intake. If you think some of those numbers (4,000) sound a little crazy, NFL player J.J. Watt eats up to 9,000 calories a day and when Michael Phelps was training for the Olympics he was consuming up to 12,000 a day.
Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis has also been consuming about 5,000 calories a day (which includes 3 steaks a day) to add some weight to his 7’2″ 2010 pound frame.
If you are a fan of the Stronger Team videos, want to learn from the top basketball-specific strength and conditioning coach in the world in October, then you might be want to sign-up for one of Alan Stein’s 7 Cutting Edge Clinics. Click here to read more and register.