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Muscle Mass – When Weight Gain is Good Muscle Mass – When Weight Gain is Good
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer The problem with many people is weight loss, but others have problems with gaining weight and it has been... Muscle Mass – When Weight Gain is Good

by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer

The problem with many people is weight loss, but others have problems with gaining weight and it has been getting little attention. But fortunately for you, today we will address how to gain weight the healthy way. Even people who are underweight can’t get away with eating whatever they please and not exercise. Most problems that occur with overweight people, also affect unhealthy thin people. I encourage you to read on, and take note of the following tips on how to gain weight and build muscle the correct way.
When we speak of gaining weight and stacking  muscle, you might immediately envision a bodybuilder. And yet, there is nothing wrong in aiming for a bodybuilder like physique, but if you are not going to put it to good use it seems rather pointless to do so. The best way to gain weight and stack on muscle is to grow in strength proportionally with muscle gain.
The way to building lean mass, is to lift really heavy things. If you do not have knowledge of it already, you are going to be doing some heavy lifting in order to get right.

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A weight lifting routine is the only way to build muscle mass and gain weight the good way.

The root of your workout routine should be the big compound lifts: Squats, deadlifts, presses, pull-ups, rows, dips, snatches, and power cleans.
While triggering your hormonal response system, these exercises engage multiple muscles.
Here are some examples for beginners, with sets coming first in the sequence:
Squats: 5 sets of 5 reps
Pull-ups: 5 sets till you reach Failure ( if “Failure” is becoming more than 12 reps, add some weight.)
Overhead Press: 5 sets of 5 reps
Squats: 5 sets of 5 reps
Deadlift: 3 sets of 5 reps (your choice; deadlifts can be extremely taxing, and a poor form can come from exhaustion. You will need to be careful. Sometimes it is best to do a really heavy lift for a single set.
Bench Press: 5 sets of 5 reps
Squat: 5 sets of 5 reps
Pull-ups: 5 sets till you reach Failure
Overhead Press: 5 sets of 5 reps
Do this sequence every week with a day or two of rest in between. After the first week of exercise, steadily add more weight to each session. Once you notice that you are making progress, go ahead, add in other exercises that you may find an interest in.
You should already know that in order for any workout plan to work for you, you will need to eat lots of healthy foods such as, vegetables and meat. You are going to have to consume bigger portions of foods than you did before if you want to gain weight. Remember, since body composition is 80% diet, you are going to have to really pack your tummy. In order for those hormones to synthesize, you have to feed your body lots of proteins.
Here are some tips on the general composition of your diet:
You should never let your protein intake get below 1 gram or pound of body weight when your goal is to gain long-term muscle. Protein is the foundation block of muscle and your body is going to crave for it.
Consume plenty of healthy fats. Like egg yolks, meat with animal fat, coconut oil, and other healthy fats. You should eat often ensuring that you consistently have protein snacks and meals to munch on. Increase your caloric intake, but of the healthy kind of course. Bananas will do the job for you.
It is up to you if you want to become big, lean, and better built. But if you follow the routine above, you will get stronger and in the process gain weight. The rules above work not only for men, but for women who also want to gain weight and become stronger too. It won’t make you big or bulky. It will only have you looking lean and feeling stronger with leaner muscle mass than ever before.
Hope you like what you have read and take heed to the word of advice. You are sure to start noticing the improvement in your daily routine in no time soon, and before you know it, you will be one lean mean walking machine!

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