Over the last couple of months I have written extensively on the Chorlton Personal Training blog about training to build muscle mass and size.
So I thought it was time for a little summary on some of the main factors to consider when training for gains in muscle mass.
As a reminder the three key principles of training for muscle mass and size are as follows:
The following infographic will very quickly summarise for you, how to approach your training in order ensure you generating enough mechanical tension and enough metabolic stress to achieve significant gains in muscle mass and size.
Of course, the above information only scratches the surface of training for muscle mass and size. For more detailed information, I will list below my previous muscle building articles on the Chorlton Personal Training blog.
Muscle Building Principles
Muscle Building for Fat Loss
German Volume Training
High Density Training for Muscle Building
Chorlton Personal Training on Supersets
Chorlton Personal Training discusses Intensity Techniques
Body Part Splits with Chorlton Personal Training
Chorlton Personal Training on Periodisation
Training for Muscle and Size
Of course, there is a substantial amount of reading available for you to look at there. But I hope you will find a number of common themes running through the various articles on building muscle and size.
However, if you are still struggling to make sense of it all... Or perhaps you feel like you have got it kinda figured out in your head, but for whatever you are struggling to make actual progress in the gym....Don't beat yourself up about it. Give me a shout on the Chorlton Personal Training Contact Form, and we will get you set on the right track to achieving the muscular physique you are after.