Some people think that gaining muscles is as easy as popping a can of soda. Well it’s not that easy. You have to wait for months to see acceptable results. You have to consider a lot of things if you’re aiming for firm and perfect muscles. First, the things that you eat must be healthy in order for you to sustain your body’s exertion in gaining mass. You have to observe the proper ways of exercise and your muscle growth should be assessed. Here, you will know whether or not you have the appropriate genes to be able to build and gain muscles more quickly than the other.
If you don’t see anything that fits your type, worry not, because this is just one of those many factors that can determine the duration of muscle growth. It is also helpful that you know the type of body that you have and the kind of muscle that you wanted to build because through this knowledge, you will know the right kind of exercise and nutritional program that will suit your body’s requirement to grow.
There are three body types and the specific characteristic underneath it.
Type 1 – Endomorph
As an endomorph, you have a naturally large frame for a body and a round face with wider hips and bigger bones but has slower metabolism. This is the type of body that gains body fat and weight easily but also the type of person can have the capability to gain mass in a quicker way. The only problem that you will encounter is that your muscles tend to hide under the fat that you have which will make you look bulkier and clumsier. Even if you develop six-packs, it wouldn’t be that prominent because of your fat tummy.
That is why you have to grow muscles and at the same time burn the unnecessary fats for your muscles to be revealed and more defined. Endpoint: you have to spend more time inside the gym because aside from wanting to refined muscles, you have to burn those fats away.
Type 2 – Mesomorph
These are the persons who are naturally blessed with a body that has a wider shoulder and a more muscular body. You also have a small waist and a frame fit for entering athletic competitions. Because your body has lower contents of body fat, you also have an increase in metabolic rate. Because of your general predisposition, you can pack those muscles and develop it really fast. You have the tendency to naturally excel in any kind of sport that you want because your body can easily adapt to it.
Type 3 – Ectomorph
Skinny type and small muscles that is what you are. You have a high level of metabolism with narrow hips, waist, and shoulders. With this kind of stature, you will find it hard to gain on some muscles and weight. No matter how much effort you put in eating, you’ll still get the skinny frame. This kind of frame will make it harder for you to build some mass because your proteins and fats don’t last long.
People who fall under one of these criteria can have specific unilateral characteristics or others may have mix of it. Either way, you now know that it will greatly depend on your body type and on how long you can gain muscles.