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    how do i get my muscles hard?

    i have a lot of mass. my arms are about 17 inches around. It seems that my muscles are defined a little bit, yet they are kinda squshy, what can i take to make them harder? nitrix?
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    Re: how do i get my muscles hard?

    Originally posted by jkidd12
    i have a lot of mass. my arms are about 17 inches around. It seems that my muscles are defined a little bit, yet they are kinda squshy, what can i take to make them harder? nitrix?
    what are your stats ie. height, weight, bf%...

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    Weight- 210
    Arms-17
    Height- 5'11

    Bench Max- 215
    Squat Max- 435

    BF- 15%
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    Reduce your bodyfat.

    Perhaps also considering using a higher set, lower rep scheme with heavy weights.

    Hope that helps.

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    you have a really low bench relative to the rest of your stats
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    Muscle maturity is how you get the hard feeling..
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    Originally posted by petefox
    Muscle maturity is how you get the hard feeling..
    I agree with that, but is this doing in the supplements forum.

    I think you need to find a workout plan that will help you get harder muscles, then use supplements to aid.
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    I have soft muscles too.

    It's quite annoying.

    I'm somewhat defined and strong for size, but yet my muscles are sort of soft unless I'm using them. By bodyfat % is quite reasonable.

    I blame it on genetics, but I also think muscle maturity is a factor. Should harden over time.

    Doesn't really bother me though, it's just how it is. I have the distinct feeling that a change of diet/training won't change this either. I've done cutting programs before, and even after shedding fat my muscles are still kind of relaxed...like a swimmer's I've been told.
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    When I started getting serious about working out when I was 17, my muscles were quite 'squishy' as well. There are a few things that I can attribute the the hardening of muscles:

    (1) Training history. They are not going to get hard overnight. I know it sucks, but it took me a solid 2 years before they really became hard.

    (2) Diet. And by diet, I mean proper protein intake. You could take something such as Ala or NO2 in order to increase the hardness, but this only serves as a temporary solution. Make sure you are getting in your g/lb of bodyweight.

    (3) WATER!!!!! I can't stress this enough. If your muscles are 70% water, then I am sure you are taking in a gallon a day.


    Again, I am, just giving my two-cents. I had the same problem when I first started training but not so much so anymore. This is just what worked for me! Good luck with everything!
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    remember buddy, pure ROCK HARD muscle is the RESULT of finding YOUR TRUE SELF and being conscious of your ROCK HARD foundation!!!!!!. Buddies are always of help, NEXT time, tell your BUDDY to caress your BODY with his HAND, feeling EVERY MUSCLE and then TELL him to GENTLY approach your MAIN MUSCLE with his hand, always admiring YOUR ANATOMY, because BUDDIES will always be THERE for you, and he will KNOW what will SATISFY YOU, because THE ACT OF LOVE has no boundaries and is an EXPRESSION of YOUR ROCK HARD MUSCLE!!!!! Take good Care, BUDDY!!!!



    sorry, saw the topic and had to give it a try
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    You're an idiot.
    It's taken me about 10 years to finally 'GET IT'
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    Originally posted by BustaReims
    You're an idiot.
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    LOL @ CR.

    Maybe you are somewhat depleted, you could try increasing your carb intake to maximize your muscle glycogen.
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