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Fastest Way to Build Muscles

Gaurav Shimpi Nov 24, 2018
Do you always wish someone could give you a magic key that will open the door to your ideal body type? Although I don't have that magic key, we can at least help you build your muscles in a short period of time.
It is what every youngster obsessed with muscle building dreams of, after getting up everyday. Whether one is skinny or obese, everybody dreams of becoming an Arnold Schwarzenegger one day. Building muscle is not an overnight thing; a lot of passion, intensity, and hard work goes in building a well toned body.
So, if you are ready for working hard and sweating it out, to build a formidable body, then let's start with the workouts and steps which can be the fastest way to build muscles.

Tips to Build Muscles

Even though this is one of the fastest and easiest method, you will have to work hard and take efforts to turn your dreams into reality. Join a good gym, which is well equipped and has plenty of facilities. You can also buy some gym equipment and start a small gym for yourself at home.

Weight Training

Weight training helps in building muscles and to lose extra fat. Sweat it out everyday in the gym for one hour, not less and not more than that.
Weights put tension on your muscles and activates numerous fibers, which in turn accelerates their growth. So, the maximum number or repetitions you do, the maximum effect it will have on your muscles.
It is necessary to do weightlifting in sets. Always do 3 sets of 15 each. Remember that the heavier weights you take, the less number of repetitions you will be able to do, so gradually increase the weights, as repetitions help build mass.
After every week, add one more set, because the body should not get used to the strain. There should be an increased amount of strain everyday.
Proper Method
Another golden rule while lifting weights is, be quick when you lift the weight, but when you release it down, do it slowly. This helps to put maximum strain on the muscles.
Ideally, take 2-3 minutes rest after every set. Don't concentrate on specific parts of the body, make it a whole body workout or you can assign specific days to work out on the specific parts of the body.
Home Workout
If you are not able to join a gym or for some reason are not able to go to a gym, then the best place will be your home; do push ups, crunches, and squats everyday in proper sets, as mentioned here.
Stretching Exercises
Whether you are working out in a gym or working out at home you must start your workout with some stretching exercises, as they help in warming up the body. Warm up not only helps to increase stamina, but also helps to avoid cramps and injuries.


Eat a well-balanced and a nutritious diet. Proper intake of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats in your diet is essential for the overall growth of the body. A high protein diet will help to increase the energy levels of your body.
Foods will not only provide the required energy for doing the workouts, but also help to withstand the arduous weight training sessions. Include plenty of meat, egg white, milk and milk products in your diet.
However, one must not over indulge in these foods, because if you don't workout to use up the calories, then there is a risk of turning obese. Avoid junk foods, caffeine and aerated drinks, as these foods will ruin your dreams of building a well toned body.


Bodybuilding supplements can also form an important part of the diet, especially when you want to build muscles. Egg white protein and whey protein are known to be the best supplements for the body. Vegetarians can consume casein protein, milk protein, or soy protein.
If you are taking supplements, you must increase your water intake by two times, ideally four liters of water everyday will benefit you. One must take into account that excessive consumption of these bodybuilding supplements cause harm to the body. Always consume half the quantity prescribed on the supplement bottle.
Along with these exercises and diet, what one must take into account are the 3D's - dedication, determination, and discipline. You must not take shortcuts like steroids for body building, because it will harm you in the long run.
As they say, 'Rome was not built in a day'. So don't expect miracles overnight. Give your best and only that will help you in building a well-toned body.
Disclaimer: The particulars mentioned here are for informative purposes only. Always consult a physician before starting any physical fitness program in order to reduce the risk of injury.