Often skinny guys and those who class themselves as hardgainers decide that a bulk up phase is the best option to pack on some muscles. Even though bulking up is for professional bodybuilders, this article is designed for skinny guys looking to gain muscle mass.
Exercise is the most important part of muscle building. You don’t need me to tell you how important and obvious working out is. Your muscles need to be worked out if you want them to grow and get ripped (or toned, or defined if you prefer). Why?
So you've decided to start working out but not sure if you should join a gym or workout at home? There isn’t a universal answer. Find out what you need to consider before you make your decision.
Motivation to carry on working out and eating right could be difficult if you can’t see any progress. Learn how to track your way to a perfect body and download the tools you need to measure your fitness progress.
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.
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.
Crunches may be the most popular exercise to directly exercise your abs. Revealing a ripped washboard stomach involves much more than endless reps of crunches. You need to think of the bigger picture and exercise not just your abs but the other muscles in your midsection as well as your whole body. Here are some indirect exercises that help you reveal your six packs abs.
Building muscles isn’t just about working out and downing protein shakes. There are many other factors that have a direct effect on how your body develops. Some of these factors are down to lifestyle choices and/or bad habits, like alcohol and cigarettes for example. Let’s see how smoking affects your routine and can you smoke and still build muscles.