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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-19-2002, 01:20 PM Thread Starter
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Whats the best workout for gaining mass?

I am trying to put on some weight. I have gained a little, but I cannot get into a workout that I am pleased with. What workout is everybody doing. Type, reps, stacking, etc...
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-19-2002, 01:57 PM
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Proper nutrition and intensity are the keys to building solid mass. Give your body a reason to grow. Going heavy is a start, but pushing your limits is what stimulates growth. I personally like to use a tri-weekly plan to determine the weeks set/rep structure to keep my body "confused". Week one is for moderate lifts, 3 exercises per bodypart, 4 sets of 8-10 reps. Week two I go heavy with 3 exercises per bodypart, 4 sets of 5-8 reps, and week three is for a "light" program of 3 exercises per bodypart, 3 sets of 12-14 reps. Light is in quotes because that is in reference to the weights needed to perform proper form relative to the other two weeks weights. This isn't a week to slack off of your intensity. Actually, alot of people find that they grow better using the 12-14 rep range, it depends on your body type.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-23-2002, 10:24 PM
 
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use compound movements & eat.

Deadlifts, Bench-Press, Rows,... etc.
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