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No Muscle Gain? – Here’s How To Beat Your Skinny Genetics

There are few things that are more frustrating than trying to gain weight and muscle mass but struggling to do either. Doesn’t seem to matter what you eat, what exercises you do down the gym or how many bodybuilding magazines you read you just can’t seem to get that burst of muscle growth you desire. Seeing no muscle gain can sometimes make you think that this is just your lot and you should settle for it…after all, if you’ve got skinny genetics what can you do to change them, right? Continue reading

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How Much Rest Between Workouts? Exactly How Much Rest Is Ideal?

So you’re totally pumped up and ready to get going on your muscle workouts, but you’re wondering exactly how often you should be training and how much rest you should be getting between workouts? This is a very common question and quite rightly so, as it’s an important one too, since our muscles grow when we are resting…not while we are training. Training too often can cause all sorts of problems, the least of which will be slow and stunted muscle growth. On the other hand, training too little or infrequently can reduce your potential to build muscle and result in frustration and poor muscle growth. Continue reading

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The 3 Dangers of Overtraining in Your Bodybuilding Workouts

Overtraining is common among bodybuilders at all levels, but beginners can be particularly susceptible since a) their bodies are not accustomed to the training, and b) their lack of experience may convince them that training as much as possible is the way to build muscle…”no pain, no gain”, right? Continue reading

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