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Weight training at the gym: 4 day split workout routine

If you are serious about transforming your body, you are more than likely to move on to a split workout routine at some point in your gym life. A lot of bodybuilders and fitness...
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Set your goals: Skinny guys who want to gain weight and build muscles

Have you ever wondered why, despite your hard work, time and effort you put into something, you see little or no results? That’s probably because, when you started, you didn’t take enough time to evaluate your abilities and carefully set your goals.
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5 leg workouts by 5 fitness models

It doesn’t matter how well developed your upper body is and how much you can bench press if your legs are weak. People will point and laugh at your skinny legs - maybe not...
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Can you smoke and still build muscles?

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.
Kit Harington as Milo entering the gladiator's arena

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....
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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Six (direct) exercises for six pack abs at home

Having a defined six pack could be a challenge. That’s because how good your abs look depends not just on the exercises you do but on your body fat as well. To lower your body fat, you need to be on a good diet and do regular cardio sessions. To build your six pack abs, you need to exercise them and leave enough recovery time between sessions.
Weight training program: 3 day full body workout for beginners

Weight training program: 3 day full body workout for beginners

The 3 Day Full Body Workout for beginners is the third in the Weight training program for skinny guys. The plan has been developed by fitness model, personal trainer and strength coach – Chris Heskett. The exercises require minimal equipment and are suitable for working out at home.
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What’s in my gym bag (skinny guy and gym beginner)

Ever since I shared the above picture with you, I’ve been getting messages asking me about the contents of my gym bag. We all have different gym routines and lifestyles, and that’s reflected in...
What is a cardio workout?

What is a cardio workout?

Incorporating cardiovascular exercises (cardio) into your workout routines is an important factor in shaping a perfect body. There are many reasons and there is much scientific research to support the contribution which effective cardio development makes. Let’s find out what is a cardio workout and why it’s important.

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WORKOUT PLANS

chris heskett fitness model competing on stage

Weight training at the gym: 4 day split workout routine

If you are serious about transforming your body, you are more than likely to move on to a split workout routine at some point...