How should I start lifting weights to build muscle mass?

To build muscle mass through lifting weights, you should focus on lifting for hypertrophy. Hypertrophy or muscle growth is best accomplished through using moderate to heavy loads with high volume. For example 4-6 sets of 8-12 repetitions. Further, make sure diet and caloric intake are adequate to create an environment for muscle growth.

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