How to build more muscle mass

Most guys aspire to have larger muscles than they currently have. The problem is actually obtaining them. This short article will explain how to acquire more muscle mass.

Start by changing your diet. Don’t fill your body with trash such as McDonalds or Burger King. Always remember, “you are what you eat”. Eat a balanced diet and slightly more than you would usually eat for increasing muscle mass. Adding supplements also helps to add mass quicker. Nutrition, exercise and rest are the three main components to build more muscle mass.

Next, you should begin by using free weights. Free weights encourage more muscle growth by allowing a greater range of motion. Be sure to include bench press (chest), overhead lifts (shoulders) and squats (legs and pretty much the entire body). You can add arm exercises such as curls, pull ups, or tricep extensions.

If you are new to weight lifting, start of slowly. If you are already lifting and would like to add more muscle mass, begin by lifting more weight. It’s always a good idea to change up workout repetitions, but start by reducing repetitions and increasing weight. It’s the intensity of the workout when the blood is flowing to the muscles that adds muscle mass.

Be sure to rest your muscles. You can do this by working out your chest and biceps one day, shoulders and triceps the next day, legs the next and then start over. This way the different groups are getting over 72 hrs. of rest. Overworking the muscles is counterproductive and a waste of time.

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