Upon hearing the phrase muscle building, most people would quickly visualize huge muscular bodybuilders in gyms lifting extremely heavy weights. For this reason lots of people believe that lifting weights is something to do only when you want to become big and muscular. However, this is a misperception that people understandably have due to lack of knowledge about muscle building and it’s overall benefit on the human body.
Why You Won’t Look Like A Bodybuilder Easy From Lifting Weights
Building muscle requires hard work and effort. It’s not possible to build huge muscles simply by lifting weights you’re able to perform only a few reps with. Significant muscle growth will occur only when you lift weights that feel very heavy progressively and you have a good diet to back it up. For example, if you’re able to only do 10 reps of squats with a 20 lb weight it’ll require you to train and progress until you’re able to lift about 200 lbs or more to see huge muscle growth that’ll make you look like a bodybuilder. Is this easy? I don’t think so.
Everyone should partake in some form of weight training to stimulate muscle growth (muscular hypertrophy). There are numerous health benefits that both men and women can gain from building muscle such as added strength and power, increase in bone strength, added energy, boost to the immune system, boost to the body’s metabolism and of course a more attractive appearance. The reason people need to work on building muscle is the body starts losing muscle when we reach the age of 25. In order to ensure that we don’t end up with too much of a low percentage of muscle mass too soon and as a result face the negative effects off this, we should start weight training to build up some quality muscle. The earlier in life we start the better.
People who start building muscle before 25 will find that they’re able to put on muscle rapidly once they’re eating and training right. The reason for this is most people never gain the maximum amount of muscle mass that their body is suppose to have naturally. So weight training will help them build up that natural amount of muscle their body was missing.
Men are able to build a higher quantity of muscle than women because they have more testosterone than women. Remember, building muscle is all about training hard and eating properly. You won’t look like a bodybuilder even if you put on a good amount of muscle. I’ll take years of really heavy weight lifting and commitment to reach that stage.