Monthly Archives: July 2011


An Overview of the Ectomorph (Skinny/Hardgainer) Body Type

Knowing your body type is the most important thing to know when you are aiming to gain weight, or build muscle. That is because different body types have different ways of reacting to exercise and weight lifting.

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Compound Lift = More Muscle, Less Time

You’re wasting your time in the gym. Big arms do not come from barbell curls or triceps pushdowns. Great legs don’t come from leg extensions and leg curls. The key to efficiently building quality muscle is to ditch the isolation exercises and start replacing them with compound exercises.

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10 Nutrition Rules For Beginners: Achieving A Great Physique

Bodybuilding is all about simplifying things. With the dedication and effort required to stay muscular and lean, the last thing you need is for the details to be overly confusing. Take your diet, for example. We could go on and on about fat-soluble vs. water-soluble vitamins, the different types of saccharides and all the intricacies of gluconeogenesis, but what would ...

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What Happens If I Get Too Skinny?

Being too skinny can damage your health. Weighing too little can contribute to a weakened immune system, fragile bones and a lack of energy.

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