3 Easy tips for gaining muscle

August 14, 2019

In the spirit of maximal muscle gains for all, we want you to understand that there are 3 fundamental lessons that we believe you have to master before you can get optimal results. 

If gaining more muscle is something you’re interested in, keep reading the article below.  And remember, you’re always welcome to come into Resolution CrossFit for a FREE intro session so we can help you reach that goal.  Click here to learn more about scheduling your session. 

1. SLEEP: I know, free and symptom free steroids would be ideal.  That would be a short-cut to getting really strong and adding tons of muscle mass.  But guess what else is just as important?  Sleep. 

We suggest you start with 8 hours per night as a goal.  Enforce a set bedtime ritual.  Add 1 hour of sleep for every tough training session (Crushing a double session? Sleep for 10 hours). 

2. FIND SOME SUPPORT:  You can exercise and mobilize alone till the cows come home.  That’s fine.  But “training” properly requires more.  You need a team.  People to push your past your boundaries, and love on you so that you can recover fully.  Inspiration and stimulus are everything.  When the heat is on, you will succeed. 

3. NUTRITION: Eat to fuel your body.  The secret to gaining and losing, all while staying brutally strong lies in what you eat. 

Realize that the only way to get brutally strong is to let go of the six-pack fixation.  Instead, stick some great food in your mouth!  Find creative ways of sneaking high quality calories in.  Keep a nice balance between macro-nutrients and increase the carbohydrates by a few servings on days you train hard.  A nice target for tough days might be 3-4 grams per kilogram of bodyweight. 

If you have a question about putting on muscle, diet or how we can help you reach your fitness goal, feel free to send us an email (info@resolutioncrossfit.com) or text/call 714-423-4906 and let us know you read this blog. 

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