Nowadays Bodybuilding is one of the most trending things around the world. A lot of people join the gym with the goal of getting muscular, but they fail to do so due to lack of knowledge. Whether your goal is to build muscles or lose weight, to do either thing you need to have a proper knowledge. Just by working out in the gym for hours, will not help you in building weights, instead, you will lose muscle.
Some people only focus on their workout, but not on the diet, diet plays a crucial part in both building and losing weight. If you see an interview of any professional bodybuilder or a celebrity who has done an amazing transformation. They will mention that diet is the most important part for both building muscle and losing weight. If you have taken a gym membership, with the goal of building muscle, then keep on reading this post.
Follow A Right Workout Program
When a newbie enters the gym, they have no idea what to do, thus, they end up doing what other members are doing. Not everyone in the gym has the same goal as you, thus it is very important that you consult with a trainer, to get your beginner’s workout program.
Learn A Proper Form
Majority of people has the misconception, that lifting heavy weights will help them in building muscles. This is completely wrong, lifting heavy weights with the wrong form, will do no good for you, instead, it will increase the chances of injury. You can gain more by lifting lightweight with proper form because then your muscle will properly get contracted. And to build muscle it is very important that your muscle gets contracted, thus you must perfect your form before increasing weight.
You can perfect your form with the help of your trainer, ask your trainer to watch over your form. After your, every set asks your trainer if your form is getting better or not if he yes then gradually increases weight.
Do More Compound Lifts
Compound workouts are best for both muscle building and increasing strength. In compound workouts more than one muscle gets involved, it also increases muscle endurance level. Add exercise like squats, deadlift, bench press and military press in your workout program.
Consume More Protein
Protein helps your muscle tissues to get repaired, this process helps in building more muscle mass. Thus, it is very important that you consume food which is a rich source of protein. Add the following foods in your diet:
- Egg white
- Chicken breast
- Turkey breast
- Lean pork
- Lean beef
Be On A Caloric Surplus
Your body requires energy to work out in the gym, to repair its muscle tissues and to increase your muscle mass. For that it is very important that you consume 1000 to 1500 calories in a day, consult with a dietician to get a caloric surplus diet.
Do Not Workout Daily
It is not recommended to work out every day, because your body also requires time to recover. You should workout only 5 to 6 days a week, taking rest will also help you in performing better in the gym.
Building muscles are really not very difficult, you can gain muscle just by following a proper workout plan and diet.