So yes, you want to look great before summer comes and that includes toning and building your muscles. And if you’re someone who’s a beginner or just starting out, I know it can be overwhelming and confusing. With so much information that tells you to this and that in order to build muscles, mistakes are inevitable.
So to help you get started on your dream toned muscle, I’ve pulled out some of the best ways to build muscle quickly. These are tips and hacks that are all easy to do, effective, and can help you gain muscles naturally. Sound interesting? Check them out, bookmark, and let me know what you think!
Make Eating A Habit
Since your body will be using all the energy it has while building your muscles, it’s important to refuel and get enough nutrients. Do it the smart way and choose foods that are healthy, tasty, and nutritious. And in your case, you have a very fast metabolism that digests and burns calories quickly. Focus on having a high calorie -dense meals and improve your metabolism.
Eat More Protein
Protein intake is very important in building new muscles and the recovery phase. They help fuel your muscles before workouts and as well help recover damaged muscle tissue after workouts. Try to eat more fresh meat, fish, nuts, whey protein, and other more protein food sources before and post workouts. They’ll keep plenty of nutrients on hand for the body to make the most of it.
Train Under An Hour
A short but intense workout is much better compared to a light daily exercise. Keeping whichever program you are doing to no more than 1 hour of duration will help pump your muscles effectively and better its growth.
Stop Relying On Supplements
Though it can be convenient and easy to simply get those supplements that promise instant muscle growth, most of them contain artificial sweeteners, preservatives, and GMOs. Rather, consider building your muscle in a clean and natural manner. Remember, no pain, no gain.
Lift those muscles and get stronger. Focus on adding weights to the bar more than what you did last time. You’ll get stronger and better which will increase your overall muscle mass. You can begin by starting light to avoid injury and then add more weight as soon as your body adapts. Get out of your comfort zone and get the most out of each workout.
Work Each Muscle 2-3 Times Per Week
Usually, bodybuilding programs are break downs of each individual body part once a week. That means, on each day, you need to focus on a certain muscle group. Let say, for instance, if you can only lift weights three times per week, try switching to full-body workouts where you work the entire body in each session. This way, you’ll hit each muscle three times per week. The key is to keep the volume low to moderate to avoid overtraining.
Go to Bed 30 Minutes Earlier
Your muscles need to recover from your workouts to grow stronger and bigger. And there’s no better way to recover than by simply sleeping more. Whenever possible, get more sleep than the recommended 7-8 hours of rest. This will help your damaged muscle tissues to rebuild and soothe aching muscle too.
Take It Easy
And that leads us to the final hack. After implementing all the above ideas, having the right mindset will help yourself get into healthy habits and build muscles effectively. By simply focusing on the positive things and getting determined by your goals, you can push yourselves to the limit and achieve total fitness in no time. So forget the stressful things, relax, and have fun while building muscles.
While there are no shortcuts on building those muscles, thankfully with these tips and hacks, you’ll have an advantage and make a lot of difference in your body. When habitually made, they can give great results, build your muscles, and help achieve your fitness goals. So give them a try, pump your muscles, and let me know what you think!