Many men and women are asking “How can I build muscle?”. Therefore it is no surprise that gaining muscle mass is on the mind of everyone that goes to the gym. On Muscleader we aim to help you with the right information and tips. Whether you are looking to be the next Arnold Schwarzenegger and become a muscle leader or just get a bit more lean and ripped there are a few key strategies that you must take in order to start seeing results.
There are some people that are genetically more prone to building muscle even if they do not train as hard or lift as much weight as other people. In order to give yourself the best chances of succeeding you need to keep yourself motivated and the best way to do that is start seeing results. Without results your motivation can plummet and lead you to miss gym routines, this can create an endless downward spiral. It can also lead to you take harmful drugs such as steroids to see results which can result in some quite unpleasant side effects.
I know you will read this and be told this a lot but concentrate on your diet. It is essentially the building block of your entire body so you should carefully monitor what is being used and create a diet plan that is directly aimed at your body type. For example, if you want to build mass to then put on a lot of muscle you need to have a high calories intake, if you are currently consuming 2000 calories per day then you are not giving your body enough fuel to be able to utilize your gym workouts successfully so you will quickly plateau and not see results. For muscle growth, protein is also one of the most important factors as it aids in muscle synthesis. If growth is your desire then aim for 1 to 1.5 grams for protein per pound of body weight. Also do not forget to drink enough water because it is used in all the metabolic processes in your body so don’t let something as simple as water be your limiting factor on seeing results. When in your peak of training you must be consuming at least 3 to 4 litres a day and really the more the better.
Apart from diet, as you start to develop you should structure your workouts on what you want to develop. This will allow you to find areas of improvement and focus on those whilst maintaining the rest. This will help you keep the whole workout dynamic which is essential to make sure your body to not adapt to a certain level of training and the overall muscle growth starts to slow down. As long as you monitor what you are consuming and keep to a structured gym routine you will start seeing results, good luck!
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Please note that we are not medical professionals or doctors. Before you change your diet or workout routine you have to seek the advice of a medical professional or doctor.