Even the most consistent, hardworking bodybuilder in the world is doomed to fail if he’s not doing the sets properly. Maybe he’ll gain muscle, but he won’t reach the maximum.
Why? Well, it’s as simple as this: your body is not satisfied with what you’re doing.
For instance, doing the same sets, reps and intensity for the past months without adding any spice to them is not going to bring you anywhere near your goals. Maybe they were effective at first, but your body has gotten used to them that it doesn’t react anymore.
Here are more things you shouldn’t do when trying to gain muscle, on Men’s Health:
10 MUSCLE-BUILDING MISTAKES
It’s not just newbies who commonly shirk the great gym commandments; even experienced trainees are prone to serious progress-stunting mistakes. We’ve asked six personal trainers, who spend innumerable hours on the gym floor, to pick the errors that plague their days. Have you been guilty of the following heresies? Read more…
These common mistakes focused on two important things, the diet and the workouts. Your diet is what fuels you to work out. You eat the right food, you gain more. Otherwise, you’ll get stuck where you are, probably worse, like gaining pounds and having flabby fats all over your body.
The Flex team shares diet misconceptions that you have to avoid:
The Diet Mentality
For a dieting bodybuilder, gaining muscle while losing body fat is a matter of mentality. Here’s what not to do: Read more…
Furthermore, certified strength and conditioning coach Dan Trink discusses a few workout mistakes, and what you can do about them, on Muscle and Fitness:
DO THIS, NOT THAT: 6 BETTER MUSCLE-BUILDING MOVES
Whether you train in a 30,000 square foot mega-gym filled with all the latest machines, or in your garage with just a barbell, power rack and a few plates, the exercise options you have to attack any given muscle group are nearly limitless. So what exercises produce the most bang for your buck and help you target the muscles you are looking to get bigger and stronger? Let’s break down 6 major muscle groups and pick out the one exercise you should be doing to gain mass and strength and the one that you can probably skip out on. Read more…
To sum this up, you have to have a clear, effective workout that you will continually spice up as your fitness level increases. This way, you’ll be able to supply your body with more challenges for maximum gains.
In addition to that, your diet should consist of whole and raw foods. Just make sure you have your daily dose of protein, B vitamins, healthy fats, carbohydrates, among other essential nutrients. Do not, I repeat, DO NOT starve yourself, thinking that’s the way to lose pounds. That will just mess up with your metabolism, which will make things worse.
Now that you know the things you shouldn’t do when trying to gain muscle, don’t be stubborn and just avoid them. As they say, “eat clean, train dirty” is the way to go!
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