The nice thing about protein shakes for gaining weight is that they make it easier to create a foundation using the 4 principles listed above. And it’s on that foundation that you can start to build a bigger and stronger body.
From a nutrition standpoint, that’s all it takes to gain weight. When you combine nutrition with a solid resistance training program, most of the weight you gain will be lean muscle.
Of course, you should keep in mind that the recipes above are intended to be examples. Your ideal calorie and macronutrient intake depend on your body, activity level, and fitness goals.
For more information on how you can gain weight, check out my meal plans or my other helpful articles below.