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Month: September 2016

The Hardgainer Files – Hummingbird with a Sumo Wrestlers Appetite

Us hardgainers typically have the metabolism of a hummingbird who’s smashed back a few too many double espressos. Sure we are lean but, we also have trouble putting on weight. In some cases, the appetite of a hardgainer doesn’t match his metabolism. That’s a tough spot to be! However, there are guys out there who …

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The Daily Grind – 5th Edition – Is it time to deload yet?

Hey guys, So this was week 2 of my controlled overreaching. Given the soreness and general level of fatigue I think I achieved the goal of overreaching. Overall weekly volume was up to 67,297kg from last weeks 64,915kg. Still grinding out the #gainz! The sessions were exactly the same in terms of exercises and sets. …

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Hardgainers – My Top 10 Tips to Take the Handbrake Off Hypertrophy

The life of a hardgainer can be a tough one. Most skinny guys think building large amounts of muscle is an impossibility. They spend their time blaming genetics. They believe that their fate is already determined and they are resigned to a scrawny not brawny existence. While others (often more muscular guys) simply think that …

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The Daily Grind – 4th Edition – Controlled Overreaching Via High Frequency Training

So it is time to push the envelope a little and aim for some controlled overreaching for the next 2 weeks before taking a deload. For this phase I am stepping my training up to 5 days a week and training the whole body each day. I have set this up as follows: Mon – …

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