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How To Build Muscle Fast

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Sometimes building muscle can seem like a long and slow process, but by following some simple tips, you can start building muscle faster than ever before.

Make no mistake, these tip require extreme dedication and commitment - you won’t build muscle by just sitting around.

The training, nutrition, and supplementation advice found in this article should help you build strength and muscle mass quick.

To build muscle fast, you need to workout intensely. If you have time, going to the gym twice a day will tear more muscle fibers than working out once a day. For example, your morning workout can consist of plyometric exercises like pushups, body weight squats, jump rope, dips, pullups, and situps.

Your afternoon or evening workout will include compound exercises like the barbell squat, bench press, shoulder press, row and deadlift. You can throw in isolation exercises like bicep curls, tricep extensions, incline bench, and lateral raises to really work the muscle group. Overloading your body with two workouts a day will ensure your body rebuilds itself stronger and bigger than before.

This intense training routine must include rest and recovery days. Training twice a day makes it extremely possible to overtrain. Make sure you work in rest days to your plan, and get at least 8 hours of quality sleep each night. When your body doesn’t get enough time to recover, you can actually lose muscle and strength instead of gaining it.

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When trying to build muscle fast, nutrition is one of the most important things. Your body requires a caloric surplus in order to build more muscle after working out. By calculating how many calories you need everyday, you can then figure out your macronutrients (carbohydrates, protein, and fat). A good ration for muscle building is 40% carbohydrates, 40% protein, and 20% fat.

Getting enough protein is a major part of building muscle fast. You need at least 1 gram of protein per pound of lean body mass, if not more. Try to get quality sources of protein like chicken breast, lean beef, soy, greek yogurt, fish, eggs, and milk. Pre-workout and post-workout meals should also be taken into consideration since these meals provide your body with the nutrition it needs to perform in the gym and recover quickly afterward.

Once you get your strength routine and nutrition perfected, you can start adding supplements. Supplements like pre-workouts, creatine, glutamine, and branch chain amino acids (BCAAs) will help you recover faster from your workouts, lift more, and build muscle faster.

When picking your supplements, make sure to read reviews and pick the best product for your money. While these supplements can help you build muscle, it is important not to rely on them. Hard work, a good diet, and consistency are the main things that will help you grow muscle the fastest.

To build muscle fast you need to work extremely hard in the gym, eat properly and make sure your body has enough time to recover. In the end, you get what you put in. Focus all your energy into training and diet and you will gain muscle faster than you ever have.

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How To Build Muscle Fast:

  1. A Brutal Diet For Insane Muscle Gain
    The Iron Guru was the first to utter what has become a mantra for serious bodybuilders, "Bodybuilding is eighty percent diet." If you want to grow your muscles you have to engage in heavy workouts and you have to eat right!
  2. Eccentric Training Unleashed: How to Increase Size and Strength in 3 Weeks
    We all want continuous gains in our bodybuilding, gains in size, muscularity and strength. But, often we hit "a plateau," that point where our regimen is getting few, if any results.
  3. How to Get Rock-Hard in 3 Months
    You're an intermediate level bodybuilder and your body has developed quite nicely. Now you have some motivation to get that chiseled-out-of-marble look.
  4. 12 Rules To Shake Up Your Muscle Growth: Getting Past the Sticking Points
    In every human endeavor there are walls we run into that halt our progress. Marathoners call it "hitting the wall" to describe that point at which they think they can go no further.
  5. 5 Rules of Recuperation
    All of weight-trainers are prone to injury. Regardless of how much we protect against getting hurt, it will happen.
  6. What is the Best Time of Day for Bodybuilding?
    Early morning, at noontime or after work, what is the best time for your workout? This is a question that has troubled bodybuilders for eons.
  7. Tips to Avoid Losing Muscle
    You take a couple weeks off from your training, come back, and can barely lift that 150 pound squat you’ve been lifting like its a peanut. Why is this? How can one lose muscle and how does this effect your training?
  8. How To Get Bigger Arms
    Bigger arms is something every bodybuilder and lifter are trying to achieve. Having solid shoulders, ripped biceps and shredded triceps will make you the envy of every guy at the gym. So what are the tips and tricks to getting bigger arms?
  9. Tips For Achieving Effective Muscle Gains
    Achieving effective muscle gains can be accomplished in several ways. Unfortunately, with the wealth of information on the internet these days, many new and beginning lifters have no idea where to start.
  10. Accelerate Muscle Growth with Progressive Overload
    This article will explain progressive overload, how it can be applied to your training to accelerate muscle growth and give you a sample routine to help you understand.
  11. Should You Use Muscle Building Supplements?
    So, should you use a muscle building supplement? If so, what kind? This article will explore the different types of muscle building supplements and why or why not to use one.
  12. Why Using Lifting Straps Helps Grow Muscle
    Lifting straps are designed to help you lift more weight without your grip giving out. This is obviously beneficial if you want to lift more weight and build bigger muscle.
  13. Top 5 Exercises For Increasing Hamstring Mass
    Your hamstrings are one of the biggest muscles in your leg – would it be great to have huge ones to show of? You’re in luck! This article will discuss the top 5 exercises for building hamstring mass and strength.
  14. Common Mistakes at the Gym
    Whether it is your first time at a gym or you have been going to the gym for years, it is important to familiarize yourself about gym etiquette and some of the most common mistakes made at the gym.

How To Build Muscle Fast