Gain Weight, Build Muscle and Increase Energy
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Gain Weight, Build Muscle and Increase Energy

For the serious athlete that wants to know How to Gain Weight, Build Muscle Fast and Increase their Energy Levels!!
4.3 (11 ratings)
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Last updated 3/2013
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What Will I Learn?
  • You will learn the importance of developing a "Game Plan" to gain lean muscle body weight.
  • You will learn what other athletes try to do to gain weight and why they fail at it.
  • You will learn strategies on how to increase your caloric intake and how that helps to grow muscle.
  • You will learn the importance of encouraging your parents, coaches and athletic trainer to take the FREE Nutrition Monitor course at to learn how to support you while you are taking this course.
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  • Download many supplemental documents in the EXTRA sections within course lectures.

Athletes that struggle to gain lean muscle body weight can finally stop looking...the answer is in this course. Follow the "Game Plan" that Tavis outlines and get results the right way. The "Getting Started" unit is the most important part of the "Game Plan," so don't skip it. You will be able to download all of the documents needed to complete the course and begin to see the results you have been looking for. After you complete the course take the exam and test your knowledge. You will meet other athletes that are taking this course and learn what is working from them as well.

Take this ultimate course right now and learn how to gain weight and build muscle fast.

Who is the target audience?
  • Athletes that want to gain lean muscle body weight
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Curriculum For This Course
22 Lectures
What You Will Learn In This Course
2 Lectures 01:21
Ask a Question! Download Documents! Write Notes!  All of really cool features for each lecture in this course!
Preview 00:39

A quick overview of this course will help you understand the big picture quickly.
Preview 00:42
Getting Started with the Game Plan
5 Lectures 29:04
Gaining weight and building lean muscle can be very difficult for many people. Learn about the Top 10 challenges that athletes face when trying to gain lean muscle weight. 
Preview 09:17

The "Game Plan" is the heart and soul of this course. We provide the tools and steps necessary for you to accomplish your goal of gaining lean muscle body weight, the right way!
The Game Plan

It is important for you to understand what a calorie is? How many calories do you need per day to gain lean muscle body weight? What is the proper calorie distribution? How many calories is in a pound of body weight? 
Understanding Calories

A lot of athletes have found success by implementing the "Game Plan". We share two stories of athletes that had success in meeting their goals.
Success Stories

Where do you rank on the motivation scale? Not all athletes have the same motivation level. It's important that you examine your level of commitment. Are you motivated?
Are You Motivated?
Eat on a Schedule: Every 2-4 hours
1 Lecture 13:51
Most athletes are calorie deficient and struggle to find the time to consume enough calories in a day to grow lean muscle body weight. It will be important to learn how to set an eating schedule and stick to it.
Eating on a Schedule
Breakfast Every Morning
1 Lecture 19:41
It is often said that "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day"! You will learn why this is even more important for athletes. Also, some of our favorite breakfast foods are presented that can get you off to a great start each day.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially for athletes!!
500-750 Extra Calories per Day
1 Lecture 08:47
Learn how many calories an athlete needs per day and how extra calories are needed to grow lean muscle. Tips for increasing these extra calories is also presented.
Extra Calories per Day
High Calorie Snacks between Meals
1 Lecture 08:38
Snacks are an important part of an athlete's diet. Learn about the 3 basic types of snacks and their role to increase energy and build muscle.
High Calorie Snacks
Eat a High Calorie Lunch
1 Lecture 09:38
Lunch is often passed over very quickly without much planning especially if you eat a school lunch. Learn how to maximize this most important meal with some great tips and resources.
Eating a High Calorie Lunch
Drink High Calorie Fluids
1 Lecture 09:23
When an athlete is struggling to increase their total calories, learning which fluids have the highest quality calories can help an athlete achieve their goals. Also, learn what fluids to avoid that produce very little value for an athlete.
Drink High Calorie Fluids
Drink a High Calorie Shake before Bed
1 Lecture 05:57
A great way to add some extra quality calories to an athlete's diet. Discover which fluids are the best to drink and which ones to avoid late at night.
High Calorie Shake before Bed
Cut Back on Extra Workouts
1 Lecture 08:58
Calories IN vs Calories OUT is an important forumla to learn. Athletes are reminded that adding extra workouts to their schedule can deter them from accomplishing their goal of adding lean muscle body weight.
Cut Back on Extra Workouts
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About the Instructor
Ronnie Harper
4.1 Average rating
40 Reviews
2,046 Students
4 Courses
Co-owner of My Sports Dietitian

Ronnie Harper, Ed.D., ATC is a certified athletic trainer working at DutchtownHigh School. His passion is to help high school athletes, parents and coaches understand the role of nutrition in sport performance.

He obtained a Bachelors and Masters degree in Health and Physical Education from MississippiStateUniversity and his Educational Doctorate in Health and Human Performances Studies from the University of Alabama. He taught for 15 years at the collegiate level at MississippiStateUniversity, University of Alabama and SoutheasternLouisianaUniversity. He is finishing his 12th year as an educator and athletic trainer in the high school setting.As a parent, he has three active teenagers who provide him with the challenge of implementing positive eating habits and patterns on a daily basis.


Tavis Piattoly    MS, LDN, RD
4.1 Average rating
42 Reviews
2,064 Students
4 Courses
Food First to Improve Athletic Performance!

Sports Dietitian for the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Hornets, where he coordinates nutritional assessments, provides nutrition education, and develops individual meal plans. Co-owner of My Sports Dietitian.