Sunday, July 3, 2022

Hardgainer Workout, Gain Muscle Fast With This Hardgainer Workout :

Hardgainer Workout, Gain Muscle Fast With This Hardgainer Workout
So you're a hardgainer? Do you struggle to put on muscle no matter how hard you train? Wondering whether you're cut out for this whole bodybuilding, weight training thing?

Don't worry, it is reckoned that between 60-85% of folks fall into the category of "hardgainer". The problem is that the bodybuilding magazines have created this image that getting huge is the domain of the "gifted" few, and the only way for the hardgainer to get muscular is to buy their supplements. Well, I'm here to tell you that that's a load of rubbish. With the right hardgainer workout and action, you can build muscle fast and get the great body you deserve.

Let's not forget the advantage we have as hardgainers...because of our naturally low body fat, when we build muscle we looked ripped and athletic, and achieve the classically beautiful body that women die for.

To complement the hardgainer workout you need to eat regularly and at the right times. 5 - 6 small meals per day at these times is ideal - 7am, 10am, 12noon, 3pm, 5.30pm, 8.30pm.

The ideal hardgainer workout should consist of the "big-basic" exercises - Squats, Bench Press, Bent Over Rows, Deadlift, Bicep Curls, and should be performed 2 - 3 times per week

Avoid the routines espoused by the bodybuilding magazines - i.e. Monday = Back Day, Tuesday = Chest Day, Wednesday = Legs Day etc etc. These workouts typically involve large numbers of sets (say 6-12), which means you'll be performing your exercises at about 60-80% intensity. This is a sure-fire way to stay the same size and make no muscular gains. Our focus as hardgainers should be to perform lower numbers of sets (around 1-3) at maximum intensity. This will also avoid the possibility of overtraining, which is more or less inevitable with the high-set magazine workouts.

Stretching is extremely important before and after a hardgainer workout and is often overlooked for muscle gain. When a muscle is stretched it becomes weaker at that moment, so if put under stress through weight training it will repair itself and become much stronger. With greater flexibility you'll also be able to better perform certain exercises with improved technique, like Squats. It'll also help you to reduce the risk of injury. Remember, we're going for functionality in our hardgainer workout and not just a muscular body.

Example Hardgainer Workout:

Monday - Wednesday - Friday

Squats 1-3 sets of 8-12 reps
Bench Press 1-3 sets of 8-12 reps
Bent Over Rows 1-3 sets of 8-12 reps
Bicep Curls 1-3 sets of 8-12 reps
Lying Tricep Extensions 1-3 sets of 8-12 reps
Calf Raise 1-3 sets of 8-12 reps

You'll notice that this approach gives your body a day off in between each hardgainer workout for appropriate rest and recuperation. You should not workout more than 2 days in a row, as you'll not give your muscles time to repair themselves and grow. It's also fairly quick, no need for hours in the gym...get in, train hard, and get out. Simple.

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