Ectomorph Workout Skinny Guy Training Hacks To Build Muscle Faster Increase Strength
Yo, what's going on guysé Troy here with WeightGainNetwork .Tonight I am going to be watching my Oklahoma City Thunder win the series against the GoldenState Warriors. I don't know if you guys know this about me, but I am a huge basketballfan. My Oklahoma City Thunder are finally not choking in the playoffs. They're up threegames to one against the Golden State Warriors, who had the best record in NBA history thisseason. I'm calling it right now, they're going to win the championship, so hopefullyI don't curse them on YouTube right now, but they're going to steamroll the Cleveland Cavaliersin the championship. That is my bold prediction. I'm a diehard basketball fan. Literally theonly TV that I watch the entire year is the
NBA playoffs, so I am pumped to watch themtake home the Western Conference tonight. I'm also really excited because I just boughtthat yacht right over there. I don't know if you guys know this, but I make millionsof dollars making these YouTube tutorials for you guys, so thank you all for watching andhelping me realize my dreams. I'm going to actually start filming tutorials from that yacht.I think we're setting sail for France and probably Australia after that, so I'm goingto go on a really cool world tour, so I invite you guys in in my life. That is the officialWeight Gain Network yacht right over there. Today, what I want to dive into are ectomorphworkout tips. As you guys might know a quote
unquote ectomorph is a naturally skinny guy.I myself, way back in the day, was like 80 pounds. Actually a little more than that.One time I was 80 pounds, but I outgrew that and as I was a freshman and sophomore in highschool I was about 130 pounds, now I'm like 195 ï¿½ 200. I've had to try every singlelittle trick in the book. These workout tips to increase muscle and increase strength,they are things that I've actually implemented into my life in the last few months. I kindof hit a plateau and I really had to assess what I'm doing with my workouts, what I'mdoing with my nutrition and how I can overcome that plateau. I've made some really big changesto my training just in the last couple weeks.
I wanted to share them with you guys becauseif you guys are at a plateau, you're trying to increase your strength, you're trying tobuild more muscle mass, I think these are going to be really powerful. My first workouttip is my new workout split that I'm on right now. I was doing a bunch of different workoutsplits. I know I've had a lot of different tutorials talking about these workout splits.I did the insane squat and biceps challenge, where I was hitting my squats, hitting mybiceps every single day for 30 straight days. I had a little bit of growth. I've definitelyimproved my squat a ton. My arms are definitely leaner, but I was trying to think about whatmy most developed muscle group was and what
my least developed muscle group was. I wouldsay my traps, my chest and my shoulders are way ahead of all the other parts of my body.How I've been training them for the last couple of years is I just hit them really hard oneto two times a week. The muscle groups I think are the least developed, I think I've actuallybeen training the most. Just studying what a lot of fitness models do and a lot of theguys with the best physique in the world do, I decided to completely change out my workoutregimen. What I'm doing especially for my biceps and my triceps to try to jack up myarms is I'm only allowed to work them out one time per week, but during this one workoutI have to do 40 sets, so I literally script
out like an insane workout for biceps andtriceps and then the entire workout, I don't deadlift before, I don't do squats, I don'tdo benchpress, I don't do any other activity that's going to drain me physically. I focusall my energy and intensity on that one muscle group. I literally did like a 43set bicepworkout last week Monday and then I did it this week Monday and my biceps are more sorethan they've been in over two years, so just putting more overload, more intensity, moretraining volume and all of these different exercises that go into a 42set bicep workout,I feel like I'm going to make more progress on my arms over the next few months than Iprobably have in the last year to year and
Top 5 Chest Exercises to Build Muscle by Rob Riches Prozis TV
Coming up on today's show, my top chest exercisesto help you build a bigger, thicker, wider chest. Check it out. Right, so starting with the Bench Press, the gold standard of chest exercises and as you can see,I'm working with a fair amount of weight. You want to warm up quickly and then get upto your maximum amount of weight. Couple of points about performing this exercise: use a strong overhand gripwith about a little bit wider than shoulder width, therefore, when you lower the bar down,your forearms and elbows are nicely aligned.
They're not too far out or in, while mechanically, you're set up correctly,and you can transfer all of that effort on to the chest. Visualization is another big thing. It's a lot of weight, especially if it's your first big compound lift. So think about performing that rep ahead of time. You want to visualize as you lower that bar down, exhale, you can always see that bar going up, you just got to complete that motion.
Talking about motion, 3 to 4 sets, it's our first big exercise, so you want to hit it hard and thoroughly work that chest. So start with 12 or 10 reps, we're going to go as low as even 6 reps for this first big exercise. Ok, let's move on, exercise no. 2. So exercise no. 2. Now that we've moved onfrom our main big compound lift, we're going to start to focuson different regions of the chest,
and for many, the upper portion of the chest tends to be a weaker part. So an Incline Bench Press, same kind of grip,same principles as with that first exercise, we've lowered the weight a little bit morebecause we don't get as much power down. You'll notice as well that I'm not allowingthe bar to touch down on my chest, I'm stopping about two inches, about an inch from my chest, so I'm slowing down that repetition, pausing momentarily, and then driving up with my elbows slightly forward to recruit a greater amountof those upper chest fibres.
When it comes to sets and reps, again,still aim for 3 sets of 12108, that kind of cadence down, and if you can,increase the weights by about 510% on each set, so you're continually pushing your chest muscles. Alright, let's get moving on. Exercise no. 3. Flat bench dumbbell flyes,great exercise for really isolating and focusing, more so on the inner chest fibres, those striations that a lot of us want, really we get from big compound movements and then moving on to a single joint exercise like dumbbell flyes.
Why is it called a single joint exerciseé Well, really because it's a single joint movement, as opposed to a compound or multijoint movementlike the first two exercises, where we're moving that weight down, working the muscles across our shoulders and elbows. With the dumbbells, we're keeping the elbows slightly bent, we're keeping our arm fixture, fixed in that position and just opening or sweeping ratherthat movement out, so it's the chest having to recruitand pull all of that weight up. So with this one, make a smooth, fluid movement.
5 Huge Workout Cheats WHY YOU CANT BUILD MUSCLE
What's up, guysé Jeff Cavaliere, ATHLEANX.COM. Would you get pissed if I called you a cheateréNow, don't take offense because we all are to some degree. See, if you're working out and you're liftingweights, you're cheating. And it's not because you're consciously trying to do it, guys. I made a point a couple weeks ago in a tutorialwe did on ab training and specifically how our hip flexors take over for our abs where I said one comment, that our bodiesare masters of compensation, and I think it
might have blown by that too quickly. See, the fact of the matter is our bodiesare so damn smart. And in order to get them to respond to ourtraining, we have to force them to not be so efficient with what we're doing in theweight room. We have to make our workouts inefficient froma standpoint of, we can't let our bodies tell us the movement patterns they want to movein because guess whaté They'll cheat. They'll cheat around your strengthdeficits. They'll make every single move we do easier.
So what I wanted to do was just showcase afew of them to show you just how our bodies take over and make exercises that should be done oneway make us do them completely different and at the same time they rob us of the resultsthat we should be seeing while doing them. So, right away, if you're going to do yourshoulder training, you can pretty much guarantee that unless you're consciously examining howyou're doing each rep, you're probably cheating on those reps, andI can tell you you're probably costing yourself some shoulder size in the process.
First of all, I call it the Traps Trap. Whenwe're doing a Side Lateral Raise, what likely happens hereé What we know, and you can alwaysanalyze this part of the exercise, you're just trying to work that dumbbell fromsomewhere down at your side to out at your side because you know that's how the exerciseis executed. But we don't know how we get there and whatmuscles are helping us do it. And a lot of times, anything that's in the area of themuscle you're trying to work will try to contribute. In this case, the traps take over to a largedegree. The Traps Trap is that while I'm trying to get this dumbbell up, I let my traps shrugand help pull up.
You can see that just by shrugging, I'm ableto elevate this arm higher, but it's not really focusing on the side delt that I'm tryingto really have do the exercise. So, we don't want that to happen. That cheatis one that's not going to help you in the long run. So what we try to do is let the arm stay,I've demonstrated this in a previous tutorial, stay low and almost like it's going undera fence. Try to reach up and under the fence. If you at least do that, you're depressingthe shoulder on this side, try to keep the trap out of it, and reachup and out. You can still bend a little bit
at the arm, but that is even a little bitof a cheat. I'm ok with it because you have to adapt byallowing for a little bit heavier weight if you do that because you're basically shorteningyour movement arm here, ok. But, if you're going to keep it straight outthen obviously now you've got more gravity here pushing down on your arm that way itbecomes essentially heavier, ok, so, that's 2 cheats in 1. Next is another area of the shoulder. It'sthe front delts, and we've done this before, too.