Once I learned the basics, I became hungry for more knowledge on how to build muscle. I knew it couldn’t be too hard (There are some pretty stupid people around) but at the same time I didn’t want to make myself a human guinea pig. Back then, the internet was young and unfortunately, there was a whole heap of crap on the internet. All sorts of guides on “muscle building For Beginners”.
I’d read up on one site, only to find on the next site, that the first one was full of it, or so the second one claimed. Argh, I remember being pretty confused about the whole situation. I was determined to figure this out, it’s just that the solution didn’t seem to be making itself apparent.
So I thought “Stuff it”. I just decided to get in there and train as hard as I could. I continued what I was doing with the program that my instructor had given me. It might not have been the best, but I figured it would do the job.
And while my gains weren’t the best back then, I learned a lot. Since I was in the gym quite often, I began to get to know some of the other regulars. I was lucky that I got to know one guy who taught me a heap about muscle building for beginners. As I learned more and more from this guy, my results became apparent and my confidence skyrocketed.
I guess I have raved on a bit here. But what I want you beginners out there to understand, is that if you are a beginner looking to get into muscle building, just get into it. Even not training perfectly is going to be better than sitting by the side, thinking about the best way to do it.
Eventually, the pieces will come together and you will grow because of it. It might not seem like it right now, but it will happen. Like Nike says, just do it!