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How To Gain Weight Fast For Skinny Guys
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How to Gain Weight Fast For Skinny Guys

Are you constantly wearing baggy clothes or layering up your clothes in order to feel somewhat like a regular guy with an average weight? Are you afraid of taking off your shirt at the beach in case a female passerby points and stares as to how skinny you look? If you've experienced any of these situations and would love to build a muscular physique then I urge you to read how to gain weight fast for skinny guys below.

Write Up Your Weight Gain Plan

When it comes to gaining weight fast for guys there are a few things you have to remember, first you should write down why you want to build muscle in the first place, is it because you want to attract the opposite sex or to get laid? or is it something much deeper than that such as gaining the confidence and showing the world you can achieve anything or that you feel worthy of achieving your goal and gaining the respect of your peers. This is the first step to achieving your goal of a muscular physique as it is a powerful reminder of why you're doing it in the first place.

The other thing you have to remember is to list down what you must do to achieve this goal, this may include how much muscle you would like to gain, a deadline to reinforce the urgency to get it done, what foods you should consume to gain weight, which exercises to use, what supplements you might take if you're thinking of taking supplements and the times you'll go to bed and wake up. By writing up this weight gain plan you will take accountability on behalf of yourself and this will motivate you to build a muscular physique.

Focus On Compound Resistance Exercises

Choosing the right exercises is crucial to maximizing your muscle building potential. The way to maximize your muscle building potential is to focus on compound resistance exercises. Compound exercises are more effective than isolation exercises since they recruit multiple muscle groups thereby stimulating a greater release of muscle building hormones such as IGF-1 (Insulin Like Growth Factor-1), HGH (Human Growth Hormone) and Testosterone. Compound resistance exercises you should incorporate into your workouts include chin ups, dips, pull ups, push ups, pistol squats, deadlifts, bench press and barbell squats.

Focus On Consuming Smaller, More Frequent Meals

The real secret to consuming large amounts of food needed to gain weight and build muscle is to spread your meals throughout the day with smaller meals as opposed to three square meals per day. This will ensure that you'll get a steady release of nutrients to your muscles as well as making it a lot more tolerable and comfortable to consume all that food. Foods you should consume include whole grain bread, pasta, rolled oats, brown rice, lean meats such as chicken breast, ground beef, turkey and salmon, dairy such as cheese, full-cream milk, yoghurt and cottage cheese as well as high calorie fruits and vegetables.

Use Supplements Wisely

If you're wondering if you should take supplements to aid your muscle building, you should take note of your training history. For those who've been training for under six months your diet should only include whole foods, if however you're training longer than six months then you may consider using supplements to aid your progress.

Supplements you should focus on include whey protein, creatine monohydrate and multivitamins. These supplements are your bare basics and should cover just about all your requirements for any serious strength trainer. Just a reminder, make sure you stick to at least 90% of your diet to benefit from the use of supplements, remember supplements are there to supplement your diet, not to replace it.

Go to Bed Early

Rest is crucial to building muscle since it's when you're outside the gym where the majority of muscle building takes place. You may have the best workout or the best stack of supplements or the best diet but unless you have enough rest you'll never be able to unlock your full muscle building potential. The best time to go to bed to take advantage of this muscle building opportunity is before 10pm since between the hours of 11pm and 1am muscle building hormones are released.

Taking action on these 5 simple tips on how to gain weight fast for skinny guys is crucial to getting the body you desire. Take responsibility today and start building your muscular physique.


Street Talk

Good information John..unfortunately that is one problem I don't have...definite could use the exercise though..:(

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  about 6 years ago

Well building muscle and losing fat go hand in hand so I guess that using the advice of building muscle in conjunction with cardio will make you not only stronger but also slimmer.

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  about 6 years ago

Another good article John, I like the advice to go to bed early, I was not aware the muscle building hormones worked in the evening. Interesting. Good rest in any case has greater implications for the whole body and mind, sleep during the week and party at weekends????

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  about 6 years ago

Thanks Rob, well yes current research shows that hormones are released when you're fast asleep, hence the age-old wisdom "early to bed, early to rise"

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  about 6 years ago

What of the party on weekends?

  
  about 6 years ago

Oh well I guess you can splurge during the weekends and then get back into the routine during the week.

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  about 6 years ago
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