Village Life: Muscle Gain

How can Village help you achieve your muscle gain goals? Hypertrophy, or muscular growth refers to an increase in muscle mass! Hypertrophy is achieved by implementing a variety of factors into your training regime and diet. It’s not called Village Life for nothing… We will guide you all the way through your muscle gaining journey!

First things first; training. Luckily for you, we have top-quality resistance equipment to turn your training up a notch! Whether you enjoy free-weight or machine-based exercises, we’ve got all the Technogym gear you need. From state-of-the-art cardio equipment, to brand new Technogym dumbbells, benches, bumper plates and more, we have all the equipment you will ever need to get those gains. Outline what we have.

Less confident in the gym? Our expert Personal Trainers and friendly staff are here to help you every step of the way on your muscle gain journey, because we want you to SUCCEED! Our Personal Trainers are here to guide and motivate you by providing you with a solid gym routine to smash your muscle growth goals. They are on-hand to answer any questions you may have regarding your muscle gain journey and any further advice you require. They are your all-round information gurus!

Engaging in fitness classes is another great way to build muscle, keep trim and get involved in our community. We have a huge selection of classes for you to choose from, and for muscle gain, we recommend BodyCombat, Grit Strength, and Burn! Not only will you be shedding fat during your favourite Les Mills classes, you will also be creating the building blocks of your muscle gain. Classes such as Grit Strength and Burn focus on lifting weights to encourage muscle building. Never tried Les Mills classes before? We recommend trying lots of different classes to find your favourites.

Another important factor in gaining muscle is eating adequate portions of protein! Protein is the building block for growing muscle, therefore, eating adequate amounts of protein throughout the day helps you maintain your muscle mass and promotes muscle growth when you do strength training. It is recommended that your daily intake of protein is at least 1.2-1.7 grams per kilogram of bodyweight. Examples of high-protein sources include; meat, dairy products, beans and protein supplemented foods such as protein powders.

Numerous studies show that eating plenty of protein can help increase muscle mass and strength. If you’re physically active, lifting weights, or trying to gain muscle, you need to make sure you’re getting enough protein. You can split your protein portions throughout the day, in your breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks! Stay tuned over the next coming weeks for some of our favourite high-protein meals and snacks! Check out our blogs on everything you need to know about protein, and use our meal plans as nutrition packed inspo!

It's called muscle GAIN for a reason! Village is with you all the way… you’ve got this.


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