Common Questions for Muscle Building

In this post, i will be address the more common questions that people have regarding their training. Hopefully this will help you clear your doubts and allow you to gain weight quickly.

  • I normally have no time to go to the gym 3 times a week so i normally pack a 3 hour gym session per week to train my full body. Is there any difference when i do this compared to going to the gym 3 times a week?
This question is one of the most common question if you want to gain weight quickly. Is a long training session better than 3 short trainings? Well , the answer is that 3 short training will be much more effective than just 1 training per week no matter how long your 1 training can be. The reason behind this is due to muscle repair and recovery. When you train for too long for 1 session, you will traumatize your muscle at a very rapid rate and will take much longer to repair itself. Then when the next training arrives the next week, your muscle have already recuperated completely which is exactly what you do not want to achieve. You just cannot expect to let your muscle recover and grow at a rapid rate. The reason behind this is because you need to force/strain your muscles to grow in order to lift the weight or do a heavier rate. This is why it is better to have 3 different training days per week so that you can constantly strain your muscles to make them grow.
If you are unable to head to the gym 2-3 times a week and can only stick to just 1 workout session per week, then i would suggest cranking up the intensity in order to compensate for the loss of training days. This means lesser rests, heavier weights as well as more sets per muscle group.
  • At which stage did i notice a significant muscle growth, does it take long and what will contribute to the muscle growth?
Ahh, the question that most eagle beginners normally ask before they decide whether gaining muscles is really worth it and whether it requires a lot of effort in order to do so. Well, my biggest change in my muscle growth was observed during the first 4 months of my muscle growth regime, After i bought Vince Del Monte’s No Nonsense Muscle building program, I really started to take things really seriously. I desperately needed a change in my body and i needed it quick! If you would like to read my entire story and how the program really changed my life, CLICK HERE. This period really stretched me to my limit in terms of my nutrition as well as my habits. My eating habits had to take a 180° turn and it took really long to get used to. Instead of eating 3 meals a day, i found myself looking for food every 2 hours which resulted in a whopping 7 meals per day on a average. I was eating the essential protein and whey that was needed in order to help my muscles recover as well as build them. If you are wondering how long it took, people especially friends and families saw a significant change after 1 month when my biceps, chest as well as abs became more defined and boy it was really satisfying. However, i must say that it was the nutrition as well as hard work that really helped me to become who i am today, i would say that anyone can succeed. It is just a matter of how badly you want to change.
  • How long should i rest in between a set or an exercise
Though there is no definite formula that you should follow when it comes to resting, i normally recommend at the maximum 1 minute of rest in between sets. The reason behind this is you do not want to let your muscles wear out and fatigue itself, and too much rest can cause that. You normally want to be at about 90% of your full strength before you start your new set and 1 minute is a good gauge if you want to follow this. However, if you would like a more intensive workout, i normally recommend having only about 30 seconds breaks in between and continuing with the next set with a slightly lower weight or the same weight depending if you have enough strength to do so. If you are doing heavy drop sets which will normally require a lot of stamina and strength, i will recommend a longer rest time of about 2 minutes. However, you should maintain your concentration and not let your mind wonder.
  • What did i use to help me keep my concentration and guidance for my workouts
Prior to purchasing Vince Del Monte’s No Nonsense muscle building guide book, i would normally do the basics on my own, although i managed to gain some weight through this method of self reliance, i did not really gain the kind of solid muscle mass i was looking for. In addition, i did not know what correct food to eat in order to maximise my gains. I decided finally after 3 months of training but little results that i realized i needed some kind of guide or someone to really help me keep my focus and to formulate a system for me. That was when i found this guide. I must say it was really the best thing that ever happened to me. Not only did i train right after getting the guide, i also learnt more about the composition of my body and the amount of calories and protein i needed to consume in order to gain weight, lose fats and to gain muscle. Vince Del Monte’s No Nonsense guide book is a must buy if you are a beginner or you are getting serious about gaining substantial weight gain in the fastest time possible. If you would like to check out his website, do click here to find out more

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