How To Gain Muscle Mass Quickly – A Guide On What To Eat And How To Train

Put On Muscle Mass Using This Technique

Many people quit the fit lifestyle when they join a gym to put on muscle mass but can’t see the weight scale budge in the right direction. Most people want to get results in the shortest time.

If you want to put on muscle on a timeline, you can’t afford to go wrong with the training, diet, and recovery. In this article, we’ll show you the way by telling you everything you need to know about gaining muscle on a deadline using a technique.

How To Gain Muscle Mass Quickly

Setting The Right Target

Before you begin your transformation, you need to make sure you’re setting achievable goals. To keep your bulking phase sustainable, we suggest not wanting to put on more than 2lbs weight every week.

Whatever your diet is right now, add 500 calories to it if you want to put on 1lbs weight in one week. Adding 1,000 calories to your diet can speed up the bulking process and help you gain up to 2lbs a week.

How To Train To Put On Muscle Mass

Earlier, people used to overlook their diet when it came to building muscle but now a personalized training program has taken its place. Many people think that they will put on muscle mass irrespective of how they train unless their diet is right.

You can’t afford to put the training program on the back seat. If training routines were so inconsequential, the pros wouldn’t be spending thousands of dollars every month on their coaches trying to fine-tune their exercise routines, numbers of sets and reps they perform.

Designing The Right Training Program

If you’re a beginner or want to do a transformation, you should give your body at least 12 weeks to show major improvements. We would suggest you divide the 12 weeks into 3-week training routine splits.

3-weeks is the right amount of time for your body to get the most out of your workouts without letting it adjust to your routine. Change the intensity of your workouts week-on-week to push your muscles as you get closer to the 12-week mark.

For example – start your training program with a vanilla training program where you perform five exercises in a workout and do 3 sets of 10-12 reps. In the second week, switch to the German Volume Training (GVT) where you do 10 sets of 1 exercise before moving on to other exercises.

In the last week, you should increase the intensity of your workouts in a way that you’re only doing 3 exercises but are performing 5-7 sets and 15-30 reps on each lift. The increase in intensity will help in conditioning your muscles.

What And How Much To Eat To Put On Muscle Mass

If you’re planning to build muscle mass, your goal should be to eat around 3,000 calories a day. Of these 3,000 calories, 40% should come through carbs and the remaining 30% from proteins and fats each.

If your weight (muscle mass) isn’t increasing at the required pace, bump up your calories by 500 every time. We would suggest you wait for three weeks before modifying your diet. You need to give your body enough time to respond to your diet and training program.

You also need to make sure your recovery is on point. None of the diet and training improvements will do you any good until you’re recovery well. You should be sleeping between 7-8 hours every night.

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