Proven Methods to Get the Muscle You Want


A few gym sessions can make a significant change in your body, while sitting for longer hours per day can make you stock up on unwanted fat. Therefore, if you really want to have a chiseled body, then you need to work really hard.

But if you don’t seem to gain anything, maybe you are eating or exercising the wrong way. So what do you do about that? Certified personal trainer Michael Schletter shares 25 proven methods to get the muscle you want, on Muscle and Fitness:


Every guy that’s ever stepped into a gym, at one point or another, has had some aspiration to getting bigger. However, the age-old problem has always been—how to do it. To help simplify the process, we’ve compiled a list of the 25 best ways to get big and kept them short and sweet, so you can get on to your workouts. Read more…

Furthermore, here are tips to boost the gains you get from your workouts, as discussed by owner of Muscular Development Steve Blechman and Tom Fahey:


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And lastly, Tiger Fitness’s editorial director Steve Shaw shares a workout routine you can try. You may also modify these moves to fit in to your body type or fitness level:

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These proven methods to get the muscle you want are time-tested, and expert approved, so all you need to do is to follow them and be sure you’re consistent. Also, it’s not enough that you just give time for your workouts, because your diet also dictates how much you do or do not gain.

Your diet and workout routines go hand in hand, so if you focus on one while you neglect the other,  you’re doomed to fail.

Eat more protein, while having enough of other nutrients such as carbs and healthy fats. Avoid junk food as much as possible because they contain mostly of empty calories that mess up your metabolism, leading to weight gain. Aim to eat small meals throughout the day instead of three heavy meals.

For your exercise, just be sure to start at the bottom. Do not force yourself to go heavy, especially if you are a beginner because that will only cause injuries and accidents. Start with short loads and then increase that once your fitness level increases.


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