In this article, you will discover 6 mistakes made by 99% of the skinny guys who go to the gym, which prevents the harmonious development of muscle mass or even completely sabotages it. Read carefully and avoid them!
If you do not find out and fix these mistakes, you will continue to struggle for hours at the gym without seeing any results. When you look in the mirror you will look as skinny as a few weeks, months, or even years ago.
No friend or woman will be able to realize that you are even going to the gym. All the less to be impressed or attracted by your physical appearance.
Let’s see the 6 mistakes skinny guys should avoid.
1. Long and Frequently Workouts
The number one mistake I’ve encountered lately among beginners and skinny guys who want to grow muscle mass fast is the fact that they train too often.
If you are not a true bodybuilder with a few years of experience, you do not have to train for muscle mass more than 4 days a week. In fact, for beginners and skinny guys, 3 days seem to bring the biggest gains.
The same obsession with “more is better” leads to long workouts with dozens of repetitions and sets over 90-120 minutes.
More is not better. Even if you manage to perfectly isolate the muscle groups and work Even if you manage to perfectly isolate the muscle groups and work others, from one day to the next, you have to understand that not only your muscles need recovery, but also the nervous system – and this requires more time.
As a general tip, to avoid this extremely common mistake, your muscle mass training should not last more than 45-60 minutes or be more often 3-4 times a week.
2. Using Wrong Exercises
If you are a skinny guy, isolation exercises (specific to bodybuilders, which train muscle groups in isolation) have little to do with your training program. Doing only chest fluttering, side fluttering with shoulder dumbbells, triceps extensions with dumbbells, squats, flexion, and leg extension or other such exercises will not help you become truly muscular. And even less athletic and strong in everyday life.
For rapid muscle mass growth you need to focus on exercises that move several wrists at once and therefore activate a large number of muscles at once (straightening, pushing from the chest, pushing above the head, push-ups, pull-ups, rowing, press, knee squats, etc).
Only over these, you can add some isolation exercises for the desired groups.
3. Not paying attention to diet
Another mistake if you are a skinny guy is to approach a poor diet. Many beginners focus only on the exercises they do during training, but forget about diet, or even worse, use exercise as a justification for their eating habits. “I am training. I can eat anything. ” Don’t fall into the trap of a rich and limitless diet, because you may not get the benefits you want from training.
Remember that nutrition determines the direction your body weight will follow.
The increase is due to excess calories. However, more calories are not necessarily the solution. To facilitate the growth in muscle mass, you must give your body all the nutrients it needs.
For this, focus your diet on natural foods and make sure you eat a serious portion of meat, eggs, cheese, or other protein at every meal, in addition to a variety of vegetables and greens. Also, don’t dodge from healthy fats and carbohydrates.
4. You are not consistent
I’m sure you’re familiar with the kind of skinny teenager who goes to the gym to grow up and get a few girls. Honestly, I think many of us started with this thought in mind😊).
But the reason why those skinny beginners do not get a more muscular body is a very simple one, it has nothing to do with training or supplementation, but it has to do with consistency.
During the day you saw them killing themselves in the gym and in the evening they were either drunk or at a party where they ate only pizza and other foods that were not helpful. I have nothing against that lifestyle, it is everyone’s decision, but if you want to be different,
if you want to have above-average results you will have to make some sacrifices.
5. You don’t recover completely
What you do in the gym stimulates your muscles to grow bigger and stronger. But the process of recovery and growth does not begin until you sleep.
That is why the quality and quantity of sleep are important factors in increasing muscle mass.
What you need to know is this: You need a sleep program, you need an hour when you teach your body to sleep. Thus, even if you sit at the PC or have another activity in the evening, you will be forced to go to bed because your body is used to it.
I recommend that you have 7-8 hours of peaceful sleep every night.
6: You do too much cardio
If you are already consuming too few calories and protein, cardio is the last thing you need to gain weight. Don’t get me wrong, cardio is great for the body, especially if you want to gain muscle mass and lose weight at the same time.
But it can be a double-edged sword if you don’t know how to use it. If you feel that you are stagnant and have more than 3 cardio sessions per week, try to reduce their intensity or stop doing them.
Remember all these mistakes and approach training, nutrition, and rest correctly. If you do everything right, then you can be sure that you are on the right track and you will start gaining muscle mass.
And by no means like that…😊)))
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