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Traditional indian diet means carb-loaded with a lack of protein, at least from what I've experienced of Indian cuisine. Your macros are likely not good with such a diet. You have to adapt. It's 90% diet and 10% what you do in the gym.


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light weightlifting This will not build muscle for you. Lift heavier weights. some cardio excerise This fights your effort to gain muscle. Consider doing less cardio if you want to grow muscle. traditional Indian diet You're not giving much detail here, but more food, particularly more protein, would almost certainly help. To recap: to grow ...


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The question is rather vague, but there are a few potential reasons you aren't gaining muscle. Remember, these are only possibilities, since it is hard to diagnose the problem off of very limited information. 1) You have not been lifting for a long enough period of time. After two months of lifting, you "might" notice changes in your body, assuming you ...


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First of all, know that there is no ONE best way to curl. There are a few factors here to be aware of. Standing vs. seated When you curl standing up, it's very important that you try to keep your upper body as static as possible. It's easy to help out with your entire body by swinging the bar, taking focus away from the biceps. This is, however, its own ...


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Start with a CONSISTENT diet first. This means that at certain times of the day you will eat a certain amount of food. It doesnt matter what you will eat. Weigh yourself every day. If the weight stays within a 1kg tolerance you can safely say you are "maintaining" your weight. If you want to gain weight increase the amount of food you eat e.g an extra ...


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You'll need to do both to some extent, and as always it depends on context. Notes on the articles linked Firstly the Arnold article also mentions he recommends doing higher reps at a lighter weight (8-12 reps) for some exercises so the "going heavy" recommendation isn't absolute. Secondly the VERDICT in the Flex article is an example of misconstrued ...


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You want to increace the size of your muscles, this process is called muscle hypertrophy and it involves an increase in size of skeletal muscle through a growth in size of its component cells. Two factors contribute to hypertrophy: sarcoplasmic hypertrophy, which focuses more on increased muscle glycogen storage; and myofibrillar hypertrophy, which ...


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Muscle size increases when exercise causes microtears in your fibres, and your body recovers. The repair process strengthens the muscles by increasing its size. You can microtear your muscles both ways (heavy and light), although the standard rep scheme for bodybuilding is 3x8 (heavy enough to tear effectively, and light enough that you can tear multiple ...


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Non symmetrical musculature is very common. Everyone has this to some degree. It's usually not something to worry about unless it's serious or it's affecting your body image too much. In your training you should use more unilateral movements. Things like single arm presses, rows, or lunges, step ups etc. To start with, just be sure to do an extra set or two ...


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I am an Personal trainer for several years in Europe. Part of it is genes, and part is your workout routine. Some people have more fast twitch muscle fibers, and some have more slow twitch muscle fibers. These can also vary between the upper and lower body. That said, you can increase your width of your biceps, but it will require much more effort than ...



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