Two Tools That’ll Help You To Effectively Gain Weight and Build Muscle Mass
You might think that gaining muscle and weight means consuming all the calories or doing as much exercising as you can handle in one day. Really, all you’re going to do if you try it this way is an upset tummy and muscles that ache. Plus, you’re not going to gain weight or muscle, the only thing you’ll gain is the loss of motivation.
Two Tools To Be “Fruitful” In A Muscle and Weight Gain Program
Now, if you’re going to be effective in your attempt to gain muscle and weight, there are a couple of tools you need:
- Workable plan
Many people will purchase a costly gym membership and begin drinking a high-calorie mineral and vitamin supplement drink that the gym is endorsing without any clue as to how to gain weight or develop muscles. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t invest in a membership. You just need to know what you’re doing and why.
You only gain weight for one reason: you consume more calories than you actually use up through physical activity. Of course, if you’re finding there is difficulty in doing this, then you need to talk with a doctor to learn if there is a medical condition preventing you from gaining weight.
What you need to do to successfully gain weight is to follow a well-balanced diet that focuses more on protein and less on carbohydrates. You don’t want follow a low-carb diet because you need both the protein and the carbs. What you want to do is consume more of your calories from foods high in protein and less from the high carbs food.
Bear in mind that you don’t use as much calories doing weight training exercises as you do doing aerobic exercises. Focus more of your efforts on weight training than cardio or other aerobic exercises, which are designed to help your heart.
Want to really be effective in your goal? Then, have a journal and chart the progress you are making.
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