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10 Tips for Skinny Guys Getting Buff


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Work Muscle Groups Separately
You may not be able to see all those muscles yet but they're there.
You may not be able to see all those muscles yet but they're there.
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The body is made up of more than 600 muscles. That means you're going to have to have a smart plan of attack. Begin by dividing those muscles into groups: arms, shoulders, back, chest, abs and legs. Make sure you're focusing on each of these groups separately to get the most out of your workouts. [source: Haycock]. Let's say you work out three times a week. On Mondays, you'll concentrate on your chest and biceps with exercises like bench presses, push-ups and curls. On Wednesdays, you'll focus on your abs, legs and back with squats, sit-ups and dead lifts. On Fridays, you can go back to your upper body, pounding out some rows or lat-pull downs for your shoulders and triceps.

A strategic plan focusing on different muscles groups will allow you to maintain your momentum without overworking particular muscles.


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