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Steps On How To Gain 20 Pounds Of Muscle Easily

Author : Tristan Royd

Nobody said it's easy to gain a pound of muscle, more so if you are trying to gain 20 pounds of it. And because of that, people who are aiming to gain muscle mass have been looking for the easiest ways on how to gain 20 pounds of muscles. Here are the steps that you can follow in order to gain even a pound of muscle quickly:

Eat more protein and calorie enrich foods.

For you to be able to increase your muscles faster, try to eat more calorie and protein enriched foods, because 3500 of calories could make you gain one pound of muscle. Therefore, if you consume around 2500 calories in a day, try to add 1000 more to be able to gain one pound of muscle. Doing this regularly for twenty days could mean gaining a 20 pound of muscle weight.

Shorten the time of your weight training

Shorten the amount of time that you do your workout training in order to build the major muscles in your body. Just do up to three exercises for each group of muscles each time you have your workout session. Overdoing it could tear your muscles down and will not make you to gain even a pound of muscle.

Challenge your muscles all the time.

Perform intense weight exercises as much as you can in order to target larger muscle groups. Use weights that enable you to perform a maximum of four and eight reps in every particular exercise. Try to do rowing exercises to target large muscle groups on the arm area, and must encompass the shoulders and the biceps, too.

Negative resistance is necessary.

For people asking on how to gain 20 pounds of muscle more quickly, well one of the answers to that question is to recognize the importance of negative resistance. If you are descending weights for either a curl or a lift, make sure to focus more in order for you to have control with your body and so you could easily go back to starting position. Doing this will stress your muscles out, causing it to gain more pounds.

Give your muscles some rest.

Your muscles will not actually grow if you stress it too much, so make sure to give them some rest. When they are at rest, they will be able to build more strength, thus, causing it to gain more pounds. Therefore, avoid working out for hours and hours without any end.

So, after reading all these tips of how to gain 20 pounds of muscle quickly, can you say to yourself that you can really do it? Just believe in yourself that you can. Just follow all these and you'll soon be seeing the biggest change in your physique within a month's time.

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