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How to maintain your six pack abs

There is no point in working out and dieting to achieve a six pack and then just stop, convinced that you have done enough. If you are lucky, you may get away with it for a few weeks. In most cases, you won’t and will need to know how to maintain your six pack abs in order to keep them in shape and on show (if you so chose) for years to come.
Weight training program: 3 Day Lifting Plan for beginners

Weight training program: 3 Day Lifting Plan for beginners

Our 3 Day Lifting Plan for beginners is the first in the Weight Training Program series for skinny guys. It’s developed by fitness model and strength coach Chris Heskett and suitable for anyone who has access to a fully equipped gym with free weights.
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Body weight workout for skinny guys

A body weight workout is using your own body weight as the main resistance when working out. It’s probably one of the oldest and most versatile of workout concepts. You can target many muscle groups and achieve incredible results with exercises using just your body weight. It doesn't cost anything and you can practice it at home.
Living room workout by Laurens Fitness

Living room workout by Laurens Fitness

In this post, Skinny Muscles teams up with Laurens Fitness to bring you five bodyweight exercises plus a living room workout. As somebody with a long career in sports (she is a professional Volleyball player), Lauren is passionate about exercising and showing us different ways to keep fit.
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Kit Harington’s body transformation for Pompeii

It’s not a big secret that actors (and actresses, of course) go through some impressive body transformations for the roles they play. They need to look the part in order to play the part....
Weight training program: 4 day lifting plan for beginners

Weight training program: 4 day lifting plan for beginners

The 4 Day Lifting Plan for Beginners is the second in the Weight Training Program for skinny guys. The plan is based on Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 training system and developed by Chris Heskett. The exercises in the plan require access to a fully equipped gym with free weights.
Tania Ziesman

Six pack abs workout for women

Today’s six pack abs workout is inspired by the beautiful Tania Ziesman - health, wellness and beauty blogger from Toronto, Canada. Miss Tania Z turned to fitness modelling after a successful career as a...
Post-workout: What to do after a workout

Post-workout: What to do after a workout

Having a sound post-workout routine is as important as the workout itself. It kick starts the recovery process and helps bring your body to its normal state. To find out what to do after a workout and the benefits of a post-workout routine, read on.
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My fitness journey: from skinny to fit

A very honest article about my fitness journey so far, the mistakes I’ve made, the lessons I’ve learned, my advice on changing your body shape and my future fitness strategy.
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How body fat affects your six pack abs

Even though it’s normally associated with unhealthy living, body fat also has a role. It acts as shock absorber and energy storage site. Getting rid of it completely is just as dangerous as leaving it to take over your body. Find out how body fat affects your six pack abs.

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5 back workouts by 5 fitness models

The 80s is my favourite decade and that’s when the notion of having dedicated days to train separate body parts lifted off. If your...