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2 Tips For Athletes To Gain Weight
- Heavier lifting, this is something that a lot of athletes don’t do. They will eat more, consume more protein but they will lift incorrectly and this leads to no weight gain, or a gain of fat and not muscle. If you are trying to gain muscle you need to eat big and lift big. Sets in the 3-8 rep range and that should be it. Don’t lift light weight for high reps. Obviously it’s good to mix some high rep stuff in however make sure you are focusing on your main growth lifts and performing them in the 3-8 rep range.
- Protein consumption is critical to gain muscle mass. As athletes you need to consume 1g of protein per pound of body weight per day. This is essential for your body to recover and for you to gain better muscle mass. Protein helps your body repair broken down muscle tissue. From lifting heavy, you will have a lot of muscle tissue that is broken down, protein helps you repair so you can perform at a much higher level consistently without your body breaking down. Protein also aids with the weight gaining process if you consume 1-1.5G per pound. So if I’m 180 pounds I want to consume 180-200 grams per day of protein when trying to gain weight. If you need help consuming that much protein I suggest getting on a great protein powder that is high in protein per serving. Checkout the link below to see our new 100% Whey Isolate Protein Powder with 29g of protein per serving and it contains 30 servings per bottle! Click the link below ⬇️⬇️
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