am i too skinny? I dont have belly. very low body fat. i am about to gain some weight. How about True Mass from BSN?
Thread: 6 feet tall 170 lbs Too Skinny?
03-12-2011, 11:39 PM #1
03-13-2011, 03:25 AM #2
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6 feet tall 170 lbs Too Skinny?
Not if you are healthy and lean, and don't want to look or be big and strong.
You can get much bigger and fatter just by overeating and not training at all. You have to get MUCH stronger in big exercises for reps to gain a lot of muscle.Old Man Strength:
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03-13-2011, 03:30 AM #3
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It sounds like you don't/haven't trained seriously.
honestly my goal weight is 170, i'm only 5'10-5'11, however, what you will benefit from is compound lifts.
some solid lifts like squatting, deadlifts and power cleans will work your entire body out and you will see strength gains.
you won't see many results with weightlifting unless you eat like a horse, but a full body workout will most probably make you feel better, stronger and will give you practical muscle tone as well. your entire body will develop (mine definetly did, I went from 128-150 in a span of months, with no bodyfat gain).
Do you play sports?
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