January 7th, 2010Archive for

Hardgainers

What is a "hardgainer"?A Hardgainer is a genetically-typical person (if there is such a thing).He/she is born with no special genetic 'gifts' which enable them to pack on muscle mass quickly. Such people cannot gain lots of strength using VOLUME training, but a hardgainer can make impressive gains using less frequent workouts with considerably less volume (see topic Supersets).Estimates of the percentage of the population who are "hardgainers" range from 60% to 95% (Steve Holman "The Home Gym Ha...