How To Gain Muscle

How To Gain Muscle ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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  1. First, we must be in a net positive energy balance to ensure we’re providing our body the necessary nutrients for growth. This simply means that we should be consuming more calories than we’re burning.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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  1. We must ensure we’re consuming enough protein (0.8-1g/ pound will suffice). If doesn’t matter how many workers are present, if we don’t have enough bricks available, we can never build the house.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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  2. Progressive Overload: When we introduce a stress to our muscle, our body is forced to adapt by building new muscle in the hopes that it will handle the same stress again in the future. If we fail to increase that stress, however, our body will find no need to repair and grow. It’s really that cut and dry.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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  3. Rest & Recovery: No matter how on point your diet and training are, if you’re not able to recover from the work, you’ll never maximize your performance in the gym.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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    Eat. Train. Sleep. Repeat.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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