How To Build Muscle Naturally

How To Build Muscle Naturally

Authored by Audrey on January 27, 2022

Wondering how to put on muscle mass naturally? With the proper exercises, diet, and fitness regimen, you can gain muscle mass naturally and quickly. Learn the steps here!

How To Get Bigger Muscles, the Natural Way

Building muscle mass naturally is by far the healthiest and most sustainable way to bulk up—yet many athletes still turn to steroids. We understand the appeal in this; who doesn’t want a “quick fix” solution for their goals? 

But while steroids may have a reputation for muscle-building, they can also be unhealthy or downright dangerous for your body. That’s pretty counterintuitive to us; fitness is supposed to be about treating your body with respect and care. That’s why we always tell our Partners that it’s best to focus on building muscle mass naturally, without the “help” of steroids.

How To Increase Muscle Mass Naturally: Our Tips

Here at Jack City, we know the secrets of how to build body naturally, and we’re here to share our expertise with you. 

These are our top ways to build muscle in a healthy, natural way:

  • Start With a Good Fitness Program

This is our answer for every athlete wondering how to make muscles bigger without steroids: your journey begins at the gym. You might choose to work with a dedicated fitness coach who can help ensure that you’ve chosen the right exercise program for your needs. After all, it’s not a one-size-fits-all job. 

For instance, many athletes assume that hours-long sessions are the way to getting swole, but that’s not always the case. In fact, that could even slow your progress. Instead, focus on the quality and intensity of the workout—we recommend one that’s less than an hour.  

Once you’ve chosen a workout, we advise that you begin by focusing on the number of reps and amount of weight lifted. Don’t extend your hour at the gym to get more reps into your workout—we know it’s tempting! However, you can adjust your reps and workout every three to four weeks to avoid plateauing.

  • Make Every Workout Count

Your workouts shouldn’t be chosen at random! Every routine should help you hit your muscular goals. In general, we recommend working on exercises that train multiple muscle groups, not just one. 

Strength training is imperative to building muscle tissue, but varying it can help build all muscle groups. Kettlebells, weights and body weight exercises should all be part of your workout program with a variety of workouts. That ensures that all muscle groups are worked. 

  • Optimize Your Diet

Yes, you can change your diet to increase muscle mass naturally! Often, the key to eating for muscle gains is to chow down much more frequently than you’re used to. It’s helpful to stick to a regular meal schedule—consuming six meals a day, every two to three hours, can help you build faster. 

It’s also crucial to include the right foods in your diet! Some bodybuilders also turn to protein powder to supplement. Unlike steroids, we definitely recommend protein powder; it’s a delicious and nutritious way to recover after a workout or fuel on the go. 

At Jack City, we are pleased to offer a nutrition program that our Partners can utilize to make healthy choices and safely gain muscle. 

  • Don’t Forget to Rest!

Training hard is important, but you also need to give your muscles a chance to rest. Ideally, training each muscle group three times a week is enough. You can alternate between groups to get in more gym time. 

Also—and we can’t stress this enough—be sure to get enough sleep! While you’re snoozing, your muscles will recover from the day’s workout, so it’s very important.

How To Gain Muscle Mass Naturally Through Exercise

There are countless ways to gain muscle through exercise. Of course, we all know the benefits of weight lifting to bulk up, but that’s just a fraction of what’s available to you. There are countless workouts and routines that will help you gain muscle mass naturally. 

A lot of it will come down to your own needs and preferences. If you love yoga, it makes sense to start there. If resistance machines are your jam, try that. You can also mix it up to find a selection of workouts that suit your needs!

Many of our Partners have found success by building muscle through High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) sessions. This popular exercise method can be great for building muscle—and it’s engaging, fun, and great for busy athletes who crave variety. Move quickly from exercise to exercise with limited rest in between, with a focus on building strength rather than building muscle tissue. It’s a goal that’s easier to measure and achievable.

Try Natural Weight Lifting at Jack City Fitness!

Here at Jack City Fitness, we have everything an athlete needs to succeed. If you’re ready to achieve huge gains, come and meet our team. Our coaches and class teachers will be able to support you in everything from lifting form to post-workout tips…and once you’ve become a Partner, you’ll have 24/7 access to our beautiful fitness center and equipment. 

All you have to do is call or text (208) 999-1111 today. We’ll invite you to our Boise health center for a FREE fitness consultation, tour, and chance to meet our coaches. If you like what you see, you can become a Partner right away! 

We can’t wait to meet you and help you smash your goals!



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