5 Reasons You’re Not Gaining Muscle (PART 2) | ManTraining.ca

By |January 7th, 2015|Fitness Tips|

3. Your Nutrition is not aligned with your training goal When it comes to the nutrition side of hypertrophy there are three things you need to remember. The first one is to simply ensure that you are eating enough to grow. If your body is burning more calories than you are taking in, there is no surplus for your body to utilize for growth. As a starting point if you are trying to gain weight and are training 3-4 times per week, multiply your body weight in lbs by 18-20 to calculate your recommended daily caloric intake. If you are training 5-6 times per week multiply your body weight by 20-22. So as an example if you weigh 160lbs, want to gain weight and train 3-4 times per week, your daily intake should be between 2880 and 3200 calories. Continue reading “5 Reasons You’re Not Gaining Muscle (PART 2) | ManTraining.ca” »

5 Reasons You’re Not Gaining Muscle (PART 1) | ManTraining.ca

By |January 1st, 2015|Fitness Tips|

Gaining muscle isn’t easy, regardless of your body type and genetic predisposition. That being said, everyone has the potential to make gains. If you’re putting in the time and training hard but don’t feel you’re getting anywhere, this article is for you. The following is a list of the most common hypertrophy pitfalls, so you can see where you’re going wrong and make the change Continue reading “5 Reasons You’re Not Gaining Muscle (PART 1) | ManTraining.ca” »

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