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How To Build Muscle: Best Workouts To Gain Weight!
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How To Build Muscle: Best Workouts to Gain Weight!

When learning how to build muscle, the key part in the equation is to do the correct exercises when wanting to gain a lot of mass fast! What most people don't know is that one can't just go into the gym, do 100 bicep curls,100 leg extensions, and 100 pushups in order to pack on 5 pounds of lean muscle. So what must someone do to gain muscle quick? Easy, Compound Lifts. These are things such as Clean&Press, Bench-press, Squats, Dead-lifts, Military Press, and so on. The reason why these specific types of lifts work so much better than an isolated lift ,such as a basic bicep curl, is because you are working out 4 or 5 different muscle groups at the same time, instead of one.

The way the muscle tissue handles vigorous exercise is quite extraordinary when it comes to gaining more muscle. When lifting weights, you tear muscle fibers microscopically. This means you are actually damaging the muscles when working out! This is why our muscles will feel sore after a hard workout. During resting periods of relaxation and mostly sleep, muscles undergo protein synthesis which enables them to heal. The reason this is, is so when the event comes that we have to damage more muscle tissue, out muscles will be BIGGER and much STRONGER than before. Now what happens when people get hurt is they life too much weight and their muscles actually tear! Which is why it is best to practice safe lifting and you should know what to do when trying to build muscle with compound lifting.

I will go over in detail the best Upper body and Lower body workouts to practice for optimum muscle growth. First lets cover Upper.

Bench Press-

Muscles Worked:

  • Pectoralis Major
  • Pectoralis Minor
  • Anterior Deltoid
  • Triceps Brachii
  • Serratus Anterior
  • Coracobrachialis

Clean&Press-

Muscles Worked:

  • Deltoids
  • Triceps Brachii
  • Biceps Brachii
  • Erector Spinae
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Calves
  • Rectus Abdominis

Military Press-

Muscles Worked:

  • Anterior Deltoid
  • Medial Deltoid
  • Trapezius
  • Upper Pectorals
  • Triceps Brachii
  • Serratus Anterior
  • Supraspinatus

Now here are some key lower body exercises to help build muscle and enables you to have stronger legs.

Squats-

Muscles Worked:

  • Quadriceps
  • Glutes
  • Adductors
  • Hamstrings
  • Erector Spinae
  • Rectus Abdominis

Deadlifts-

Muscles Worked:

  • Erector Spinae
  • Trapezius
  • Glutes
  • Quadriceps
  • Rectus Abdominis

Lunges-

Muscles Worked:

  • Trapezius
  • Glutes
  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Calves

If done correctly, these workouts will be a guaranteed success in your path to building muscle fast. These have personally helped me and are not complicated at all. They usually take a week or so getting the technique down, just don't be afraid to try out something new. Now all you need is to learn how to pack on some serious calories with a fulfilling and healthy diet. EAT, TRAIN, GAIN!


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