How to Choose Muscle Building Programs


in Muscle Growth

There are many good muscle building programs currently available and if you decide to give them a try, you may see the desired outcome, but it’s by no means guaranteed.

muscle building programs for beginners

Results vary greatly from one individual to another depending on age, whether they are beginners or regulars in the gym, their level of commitment or the supplements they take, so you should try to find the program that best suits your current status and your desired goals.

Here is a great one:

Monster Mass Building by Mike Chang

How do you choose among the many muscle building programs available?

Well, there are several things to take into account:

– Ensure proper workout time at the proper hours: You don’t need to spend a lot of hours in the gym daily, but it’s important to have a strict workout schedule and respect it. Keep your training sessions short and intense, but alternate hours every couple of weeks.

If you keep working out at the same hours, your body will get too used to it and you will see LESS muscle growth!

– Make sure you also pay attention rest hours – in order for muscle building programs to be efficient you will need to ensure proper rest time to allow your body time to recover;

– Always try to perform the exercises right- If you don’t, you can as well give it up, as it won’t work. If you are uncertain about how to do it, you can ask for help from your trainer or watch training videos;

Don’t neglect your diet – just like you need a personalized workout schedule, all good muscle growth programs should also offer  you an appropriate diet plan to follow. It is very important to provide your body with sufficient fuel in order to be able to adapt to the increased level of effort;

The most important thing to consider is how often you plan to have training sessions. Popular muscle building programs include 3 day full body routines or 4 or 5 day splits.

If you are a beginner it is recommended to start with a 3 day program and alternate rest and workouts, except for the weekend, which usually represents a two days break.

This is a good way for beginners to start exercising, given that they don’t have enough strength yet to visit the gym two days in the row; with this schedule, they will be able to increase resistance and move to more demanding programs, while still seeing results.

Intermediate or advanced trainers should go for 4 or even 5 days split program. (more about this in another post coming up)

Usually, such a program alternates a day working the upper body, one day working the lower body and a rest day.

These types of muscle building programs are very intense and can be demanding , so you shouldn’t try this unless you are  regular in the gym and you have at least 6 months’ worth of experience with intense training sessions.

Remember that all these programs work, but choosing the right one ensures that you will reach the desired outcome faster and in a faster way.

If you are determined to start working on any of these muscle building programs, make sure you choose the appropriate one for you, enlist the help of a professional trainer and choose a supplement to help you.

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