When it comes to building muscle, it's easy to get frustrated. Between eating the right foods, doing the right exercises, and recovering properly in between sessions, it becomes extremely difficult to build the body you want. The search for more muscle often leads guys looking for shortcuts. Adding mass is a slow process. Consistency is rewarded with results whereas those looking for a quick fix often find themselves frustrated with their lack of progress.
To keep you on track and help you see the best results, we've outlined the five most common mistakes guys make in their quest to bulking up fast.
Happy Sunday! As always, Links We Love brings you our favorite health and fitness information from around the web. This week, we're looking at unexpected ways to eat and indulge in our favorite foods: from creative ways to eat avocados to BYO happy hours. We want to spread the love and share kickass content in the wellness world, and here are our picks:
Unusual Uses for Avocados It's not just for guacamole. From pasta sauces to smoothies, here are some unexpected ways to squeeze this superfruit into almost any meal. (via US News Health)
Lower your body until your chest is about an inch above the floor. For a greater challenge, perform your push-ups on a bed.
Get into push-up position and then bend your elbows 90 degrees so your forearms lie flat. Keeping your body in a straight line, reach one arm straight out to the side as you balance on the other. Then reach it forward. Continue for 15 seconds and then repeat on the other arm.