How to Set Up a Mass Building Workout

How to Set Up a Mass Building Workout

When first starting out with a mass building workout routine, people often get lost in the deluge of information out there. Despite what most marketing pitches in the fitness industry will tell you, like most things in life, there is no single program or solution to get the body of your dreams. Instead, there are […]

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What is the Best Way to Gain Muscle?

What is the Best Way to Gain Muscle?

There is no one best way to gain muscle. There is no secret, no magic pill and definitely no shortcut! Putting on muscle takes dedication, consistency and most of all time. Why do I say time? Well, some people can easily pack on muscle by just going to the gym and adding a few hundred […]

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What to Eat to Gain Weight

What to Eat to Gain Weight

Are you frustrated with your inability to gain weight and increase your muscle mass despite pushing yourself through countless workouts training hard and heavy? Well, if you have an extremely high metabolism you may be considered a “hardgainer,” which is a fairly common problem. Ask any bodybuilder you see in your gym what to focus […]

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How to Gain Mass Fast Without Putting on Fat

How to Gain Mass Fast Without Putting on Fat

The biggest fear when trying to gain mass fast and add muscle size is that the process used to reach those goals will also make you fat. It’s a real concern. But, you should first realize that it is impossible to only put on muscle. If you have a calorie surplus, which is required for […]

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How to Get Through a Plateau When Mass Building

How to Get Through a Plateau When Mass Building

People trying to gain weight or see increases in strength will usually hit a plateau and see their gains stall for a bit. It could happen three weeks into a workout program or 12 weeks in. You never know, but at some point it will happen. The stall in strength and mass isn’t even the […]

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How to Gain Weight with a Fast Metabolism: Hardgainer Myths

How to Gain Weight with a Fast Metabolism: Hardgainer Myths

Hardgainer Myth #1: Can’t Gain Weight This is a very commonly heard statement from hardgainers. When I get asked how to gain weight with a fast metabolism, I’ll usually tell people that they just need to eat more food. Invariably, they’ll tell me how they must already eat “like, probably 5000 calories a day, man.” […]

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Best Mass Building Workout Routines

Best Mass Building Workout Routines

When first starting out everyone, be it a hardgainer, athlete or just a kid with aspirations of becoming bodybuilder jacked, start out by looking for mass building workout routines that they can follow. Well, as an academic, personal trainer and fitness writer, I always advocate learning the science and theory behind bodybuilding and training methods […]

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How to Build Mass Properly

How to Build Mass Properly

Gaining weight in general is easy, but it gets more difficult when you break down what type of mass you want to gain. There are only two types of body tissue that can help you increase your weight, muscle and fat. Most of my readers are bodybuilders and hardgainers, so my goal with this post […]

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Example of a Weekly Mass Gaining Workout Routine

Example of a Weekly Mass Gaining Workout Routine

If you’re a beginner to weight lifting, you can just get in the gym and do pretty much anything to see results. But, eventually those gains will plateau and you’ll need to develop a well-crafted mass gaining workout routine to reach your goals. Before you start looking for the best mass gaining workout routine on […]

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Neck Workouts for Mass

Neck Workouts for Mass

Over the past few months, I have received a lot of questions about building a bigger, thicker neck. For some reason, people have this notion that they need to do specific neck workouts for mass in order to achieve the purely cosmetic look they want. So, let me start off by saying that is wrong […]

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