There is one full proof strategy for a beginners to gain 20 lbs of muscle in their first year. That strategy is to train hard, eat well, and get plenty of sleep.
However, very few people have the patience and discipline to do this. They will read some dumb article or fake advertisement and place their faith in false promises of unrealistic gains instead of placing their faith in hard work.
People fail to understand how much of a difference 20 lbs of muscle really makes. For example, if you were to gain 20 lbs of muscle you would first of all notice you would measure about 2 inches bigger on your upper arms and perhaps add about 4 inches to your quads depending on your height. You could also exect to add about 100 lbs to your raw bench press and 200 lbs to your squat and deadlift.
Gaining 20 lbs of muscle makes a huge difference yet is a very realistic goal that can be accomplished within the first year of training as a natty.
So don’t fall for gimmicks that promise unrealistic results. Train hard, eat well, get plenty of sleep, and remember that gaining your first 20 lbs of muscle is a realistic goal in your first year of training as a natty and it will make a big difference in your physique and the amount you can lift.