What type of workout schedule do you need to build muscle? That is an important question to understand if you want to see progress in your exercise routines.

Scheduling is something everyone should consider when starting a workout program. It is very hard to stay in a routine if you don't have any type of schedule to follow. Without a workout schedule most people would just blow off exercise because they would find other things to do. Especially people who are very busy with their jobs, family, hobbies and other life chores.

Most individuals have some type of schedule in their life, whether they like it or not. People have schedules in order to get to work on time. To drop off the kids at school and pick them up. Also you schedule time off from work and to go on vacation. So why not schedule time in your day to workout so you can build muscle.

I find that the more you schedule your exercise routines the less time you miss workouts. The person knows exactly what time of the day is best to get a workout in. I like to exercise in the morning so I normally schedule one half hour to one hour a day to exercise. This is the best time for me. I'm done in the morning and the rest of the day is for other things, work, family and whatever needs to get done.

Now how do you go about scheduling time to get exercise in your busy day? Let's take a look at some of the things that I find work well for people. The first example I would look at is how the person schedules things now. If they are getting things done on time and not procrastinating then I would tell the individual to keep doing the same.

For the people who are having a hard time, I recommend writing down when you want to workout. I find when I write down something on a piece of paper or on the calendar you tend to not forget. Also writing it down and keeping it in your pocket helps. Every time you go to get something out of your pocket there is that piece of paper to remind you when it's that time to exercise. It may sound a little ridiculous but it works for me and that's what counts.

If you want to try scheduling time in the morning to workout. I recommend using your alarm to help you. Set the alarm early enough so you have extra time to get an exercise routine in. One half hour is all you need to build muscle. If people want to workout after work or in the evening then that person has to schedule that time accordingly.

One other example I recommend is using your phone to help you. Mostly all phones now are capable of notifying you. Set the phone to the time that is convenient to exercise and it will remind you.

I have shared with you ways of finding time in your day to workout and how important it is to schedule your time.

Author's Bio: 

I'm writing this article to help you realize how important exercise and nutrition is to your overall health and physical appearance. Exercise and nutrition helps with arthritis, diabetes, depression, motivation, weight loss, lowering cholesterol, flexibility and muscle definition.

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Marc Ouellette is a certified personal trainer who has helped many people reach their goals by incorporating strength training, cardiovascular exercise and nutritional guidance.