In either phase, don’t exceed 1 gram per pound of body weight of protein (2.2 grams/kilogram). A little more probably won’t hurt a healthy person, but chances are, based on the science of protein requirements for athletes, it won’t help either. But everyone at almost any age should be able to gain some muscle and strength with weight training. Proper nutrition is a crucial element in the muscle-building process.
Because you increase the intensity and volume for each body part, you'll need more time to recover. Remember, the body repairs and grows outside the gym given rest and good nutrition; the workout itself is simply the stimulus which triggers that growth. Rest and recovery time both become even more critical when you crank up the volume and intensity of a training program.
Working with Young was Drasin’s first brush with fame, but it wouldn’t be his last. He would eventually start training at the original Gold’s Gym and would become a training partner of seven time Mr. Olympia Arnold Schwarzenegger. He also was the creator of the now iconic Gold’s Gym bodybuilder design. News, articles, personal pictures, videos & advice on everything related to bodybuilding - nutrition, supplementation, training, contest preparation, and more.