How to Build Muscle - How to Build Muscle 1. Develop a...

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How to Build Muscle 1. Develop a Technique Learn the proper way to do each exercise whether it is pushups or weight training. Developing a solid technique will maximize the workout and strengthen the muscles. Strength training is a method that should not be overlooked because it allows a person to start with minimal weight and add more weight as they progress. This builds more muscle which in turn builds more strength. 2. Machines vs. Free Weights Those weightlifting machines that are for sale on the television are ridiculous and a waste of money. Resistance training is vital for building muscle. Resistance training includes: - Stretch bands - Free weights - Using body weight such as push ups This type of training increases strength and power because the muscles are working against the resistance; this not only builds muscle but also develops stronger bones. Using free weights forces the arms to balance the weight, whereas machines are fixed into place and add no real benefit other than the actual weight itself. 3. Full Body Workout Before taking part in isolation exercises, consider a full body workout. Most isolation workouts are only effective until a solid foundation has been built, which means that a good portion of muscle mass has already formed. A full body workout builds muscle
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2012 for the course BBA SBM taught by Professor Goa during the Spring '09 term at East West University, Chicago.

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