Category Archives for Build Muscle

What To Do If You’re Skinny Fat?

The coined term “skinny fat” has been been around for a while. As paradoxical as it might sound, it actually makes perfect sense and is quite common: it’s when you’re both “skinny” and “fat” at the same time.  What does skinny fat look like? Well, there is a special breed of people out there, including […]

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Why You Should Get Lean Before Bulking

If the idea of looking vascular, shredded, and totally in shape doesn’t convince you to get lean by itself, maybe this will: If you want to maximize your “bulking” phase, you should be lean first. I touch on this subject quite a bit in my Lean Bulking guide but I want to expand and really drill […]

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How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

Protein is probably the most hyped up macro-nutrient when it comes to nutrition. Everyone in and out of the fitness community knows about it, from your Mom to the average gym goer. Ask your average joe schmuck on the street what he thinks will help him build muscle and he will confidently tell you that eating large […]

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How to Track Your Progress

Beginning a fitness journey can be daunting when your ideal physique seems so far way, so there’s one thing that makes us glow like a child in a candy store:  Seeing that first little bicep peak after a work out. Or having a friend or family member pay you compliment. They’ll be some of the […]

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How Much and How Fast Can You Build Muscle Naturally?

I like to keep my life very simple and that goes for my diet and fitness. I want to make fitness part of my lifestyle, since it’s just a means to an end at the end of the day. That’s why I love the simplicity and effectiveness of lean bulking. Before you learn how to lean bulk […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Lean Bulking Part 2: Macros and Calories

Following on from Lean Bulking Part 1, where we introduced the overall concept of lean bulking and why it is superior to traditional “more-food-means-more-muscle”, “eat as much as you can” bulking for adding muscle aesthetically, here we’ll get into some specifics. The important thing in fitness really is your nutrition. It will either make you or […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Lean Bulking

How to Efficiently Build Muscle Without Turning into a Slob in the Process  So you finally decided that it’s time you added some muscle mass. Good job, I’m proud of you. The first step to getting big is to be so fed up with being weak, skinny and frail that you promise to do whatever […]

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