15 Tips to Gain Muscle


Gaining muscle is something that everyone wants to do. However, there are many people who do not know how to gain muscle over the long term. The good news is that there are a lot of ways in which a person can work to gain muscle. Here are fifteen tips to gain muscle over the long term.
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1. Increase Caloric Intake

In order for your body to build muscle, it is important that you are in a stake of caloric surplus. The amount of calories that you burn in a day correlates to your age, muscle mass and weight. The more you weight, the more calories you need to support your current weight. People who eat less calories than they burn will lose weight. In order to build up muscle, the opposite needs to occur. If you are a brand new lifter, you may see some muscle gains in the beginning while also losing fat. However, this will not last over the long term and you will need to eat enough to produce muscle in your body. There are many people who do not eat enough to support strong muscle growth.