When it comes to gaining muscle mass, pretty much every single person in the fitness industry agrees that you have to overeat to gain muscle. Well, it’s a good thing I am not one of those people.
What if I told you that constantly shoveling 4000 calories down your throat isn’t necessary to build quality muscle? Interested? Then keep reading.
The only time to overeat for muscle growth
No matter what your age, overeating by 500 calories seems to be the norm for muscle gaining diets, but I believe that the only time you should be consistently overeating for muscle growth is when you lift weights for the very first time in your life.