Have you ever wondered what it really takes to build bigger biceps? Well, if you have than you’ve come to the right place. In this article we will discuss 4 steps that will help you get those massive arms in no time.
1. Rest. Rest is as important as the workouts you do at the gym. In order for your muscle to grow you must give your body adequate time to recover from the stress you put on your biceps or any other muscle group. Make sure you get 8 hours each night.
2. Over-training. Over-training means your training too long or too hard. If you begin to lose your motivation and stop looking forward to your workouts, then your are probably over-training.
The following is a short list of symptoms for over-training.
Increased fatigue Mood disturbances Depression Sleep disturbances Persistent muscle soreness Feeling burnout
Research by leading scientist has shown that one hour of intense muscle-building will increase protein stores in our immune and skeletal systems, however any further training will only begin to deplete these stores. The bottom line here is, don’t go over board by working out 7 days a week, 2 hours a day. Instead keep your muscle-building schedule to 3 day a week with a rest period in between and train for only an hour on those days and once again give your body time to recover and get plenty of rest.