The Iron Guru, as he was known in Hollywood, used to get skinny actors looking super-muscular in as little as 2 weeks. How did he do this? Read on…
An abundance of protein is necessary to build a muscular body in record time. Sure, it’s not absolutely necessary to supplement with protein. You will still live, function and probably look a bit different if you trained with weights.
The point here is to take in more protein and at the right times, to build serious muscle size, fast. More protein will build you more muscles. This is a certainty.
The best time to take in protein is without a doubt within 30 minutes after heavy weight training. So if you were to choose just “one” time, this would be it.
The muscle building game however, requires you to have an abundance of protein in your blood at all times. In reality, the best time to take protein is …wait for it… all the time!
If you are weight training, you need to ensure you are eating enough protein and regularly enough to have an abundance of protein in your blood 24 hours a day. This is not as hard as it sounds. As long as you ingest at least 20g of high quality protein every 3 hours or so, you will build muscles.
Protein sources like steak will take longer to get into your system, so you need to bear this in mind. If you have gone without protein for a few hours, you need to down a protein shake like LA Whey to keep Catabolism away (body eating its own muscles!).
A typical day’s high protein diet could look like this: