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Building Lean Muscle Requires a Strong Plan in Three Areas

3 Steps to the Best Ways to Building Lean Muscle

We are firmly convinced that the best way to building lean muscle is a three-pronged approach: through muscle building, aerobic training, and probably the most important, a nutritious eating.  If we only incorporate one but not either of the other two, we will not fully accomplish our goals.  In this article we will break down each of these tree components to emphasize how important each is to the other.

Building Lean MuscleEverything Starts With a Good Diet

1.         Lean muscle diet. Most dieticians say that it is better to eat additional smaller meals each day rather than three larger ones.  It’s mostly about keeping a high metabolic rate.  Eating more frequently will cause your digestive system to keep humming along at a steadier pace.  By shutting down between meals, then bombarding the system with a massive meal causes the system to have to go on a roller-coaster ride.  And we all know that lethargic feeling we get following a big meal.

What you eat, and what you don’t eat, will determine to a great extent how you go about building lean muscle mass.  Though you will eat less per sitting, you will still have to consume a nutritious diet that is minimal in sugar and carbohydrates.  Among other things, this means sufficient protein, or about 15 grams for a female and 20 for a male.  As always, drink as much water as you possibly can.

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Building Lean Muscle With Aerobic Exercise

2.         Aerobic exercise. If you are intent on building lean muscle, you must work in some cardio exercise.  I know we have all heard that you should stay away from aerobic exercise if you are trying to build muscle.  But cardio does more than building muscle, and the two are not incompatible.  For instance, regular cardio will improve digestion, help you sleep better, increase energy levels, strengthen the lungs and heart, improve circulation as well as strengthen bones.  Every one of those benefits is going to make building lean muscle easier.  But when we do speak of cardio, we are not talking about marathon racing, or anything close to that.

3.         Strength training to building lean muscle. When we talk about building muscle, most people think about strength training.  It is how you directly build muscle, of course, but there are a few things to think about.  The biggest factor with a great fitness program is to work all areas of the body.  Another is to allow sufficient recovery time, perhaps 24 to 48 hours, and combine them with proper stretching.

There are also many ways to building muscle without the use of weights or equipment that you can do.  Pushups, squats, pull-ups and situps are a few exercises that can be done anytime, anywhere.   It’s true that free weights and weight machines can be regulated better for working out, however you don’t have to belong to a health club to get the job done.  Our website or the internet will provide many interesting methods of training for building lean muscle.  Speaking of our webpage, our page on aerobic exercises will provide some valuable information on how to gain lean muscle.

 

 

 

 

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