The Muscle Building Guide for Women

Do you want to build muscle, tone up, and achieve that lean, feminine look? If that’s you, good. By the end of this guide, you’ll know exactly how to go about doing it, and don’t forget to check out my training program to get you started.

There are 3 principles that must be followed in order to get the most out of your muscle building efforts. We’ll cover those in full below, and address some common questions and concerns that come up for many women.

Muscle Building For Women Principal #1: Structured Weight Training And Progressive Overload

Resistance training revolves around a single idea: progression, which is evident by increases in strength over time. The common name for this is strength training, but training for strength explicitly can differ from training for aesthetic improvements or even improvements in endurance.

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Bill Starr (MadCow) 5×5 Intermediate Routine

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Something was brought to my attention a few weeks ago.  A reader sent a quick email to notify me of some broken links they’d found.  In past articles when discussing training, I’ve referenced and linked to a very popular 5×5 training program often referred to as the MadCow 5×5.  It’s an intermediate program by Bill Starr that focuses on weekly linear progress and is very well suited for the experienced trainee who’s gotten much stronger but struggling to make consistent strength gains well past their newbie phase.

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Get Jacked – The Muscle Building Guide for Skinny Guys Part II

Last week I discussed the way you need to eat in order to turn yourself into the un-skinny guy.  Now knowing how to eat is all fine and dandy but without some sort of training involved, the extra kcals are not going to be partitioned in your favor; that is unless you want to look like the Michelin Man.

Train Unlike You Were Likely Advised

Yes, I said it.  Don’t do what everyone is telling you to do because it’s likely not suitable for the skinny guy.  Chances are if you are skinny, you are weak.  If you are weak, you are still classified as a newbie.  If you are a newbie you have no business doing Ronnie Coleman’s routine that he used during his contest prep for Mr. Olympia.  He has many years on you, not to mention the plethora of extra help he is receiving.  This is his full time job.

Now there is nothing wrong with being a beginner.  You must accept where you are and start building your foundation from the ground up.  Read my story.

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