Have you ever heard the phrase failing to plan is the same as planning to fail? Although I can?t take credit for coming up with that statement, I do think there?s a great deal of truth in it. I would definitely urge you to consider it if you plan on building muscle.
At the start of a muscle building program, you?re probably quite eager to get going and build a muscular physique as soon as possible. That?s understandable, and there?s nothing wrong with being excited about your new project. In fact, that very excitement will help you to progress when things get tough.
The only problem with this enthusiasm is that it can lead you to make sloppy decisions due to being in a hurry. There?s no use rushing through your program only to be disappointed several months later. The best thing you can do to ensure success in your strength training or bodybuilding programs is to start with a well defined plan from the beginning.
So how can you plan correctly and avoid this kind of disappointment? You can start by examining your reasons for wanting to build muscle. From there, you should decide what your ultimate goals are. (This can and should apply to the rest of your life as well, but we?ll concentrate on the fitness arena for now.) Think about how much muscle weight you would like to gain or what your dimensions should be. Also think about what obstacles you may have to overcome in order to achieve your goals.
The next step is to decide what specific steps you have to take to achieve your objective. This is where a comprehensive muscle building program can really help to guide you in choosing the correct exercises and nutrition plan while avoiding injury. From there you should concentrate on what action you will take a regular basis to move you closer to your goal.