So you want to know how to build muscle? It's easier than you think, but requires some determination.
Read This First!Let's make sure you are not wasting your time on this: if right now you are skinny as a match or resemble the Michelin guy, you won't look like an underwear model in six months.Building muscle takes time and self-discipline. If all those guys selling them miracle "scrawny to brawny in three months" programs had the real deal on offer, we would all be using those methods, trust me.You do get stronger from day 1 that you start working out and will look better after month six, but most of the strength gains you get during the first half-year of weight training come from your brain learning to use the existing muscle mass better.Only after you established this mind-muscle connection will the muscles have to gain in size to become stronger.
How To Build Muscle: 4 IngredientsStill with me? Then let's get to the nitty-gritty of the muscle-building business. You need four things to get those bulges of your dreams:
- A workout plan that is correct for your level of experience
- Doing the exercises in that plan with the right amount of resistance to get muscle growth
- Giving your body the nutritional building blocks necessary to then actually build the muscle
- Being consistent and sticking with 1-3