7 Very Important Tips On How To Build Muscle
Building the quality muscle you want can easier than you think, it just takes the right dedication level and goal. The mentality of a bodybuilder is “If you want something bad enough you will do what ever it takes to get there”. If building muscle is one of your goals than it has to become a part of your lifestyle. If you want to succeed at a long term goal something in your lifestyle has to change in order to work towards that goal. In this post we will go over 7 tips on how to build muscle. These tips are very straight forward and not very in depth, however they are very important to remember if you are making a goal to build muscle. If you are looking for a more in depth look see “6 Very Important Steps To Be A Bodybuilder!”
Below are 10 tips on how to build muscle:
Tip#1 – Calories
To build muscle you need to eat enough calories in order to grow. Setting your daily calorie intake up so you are eating more calories than you are burning off will ensure your body is getting enough nutrition.
Tip#2 – Protein Intake
Eating enough protein is very important as protein aids in protein synthesis, a muscle building process of the body. Eating 1.5 grams of protein per pound of body weight daily will ensure you are getting enough.
Tip#3 – Carbs
Carbohydrates are a very important source of energy and they are what fuel your workouts. Eating carbs with you meals will ensure your energy level is sufficient for your training and your muscles are fueled.
Tip#4 – Eat Frequently
Eating frequent smaller meals rather than a few large meals will help your body’s metabolism as well as keep you hungry throughout the day.
Tip#5 – Post-Workout Nutrients
Eating a meal after your training session will help your body begin recovery. Your goal is to build muscle, so eating after you break down your muscle fibers is very important.
Tip#6 – Training
Training is 30% of the overall process of building muscle, diet and nutrition makes up 70%. If you slack on you training than you won’t see fast results. The harder you train and stay on track with your eating, the faster the results you will see.
Tip#7 – Get Enough Sleep
Your muscle aren’t built in the gym, they are built when you are sleeping. When you sleep your body regenerates and recovers from the previous day. Getting enough sleep it very important in the process of building muscle.