Top Ways To Maximize Your Muscle Recovery & Increase Gains

Getting Proper Rest


Sleep is simply something that can’t be neglected. If you want to not only make gains but also recover from an intense workout then you better be getting some good rest. While it’s common for adults to only need six hours – bodybuilders really need at least eight every night. We know it’s a busy world out there but sleep is an important method for your body to recover – so don’t skimp on the sleep.

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Managing editor of Generation Iron, Jonathan Salmon is a writer, martial arts instructor, and geek culture enthusiast. He has been writing about bodybuilding, combat sports, and strength sports for over 8 years. Check out his YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Sound Cloud for in-depth MMA analysis.