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  • Head Coach, Desmond de Moussac

How to Exercise for Muscle Gain

So you want to gain muscle. You want to finally replace those flabby arms with toned and well-defined biceps.


Where do you start? There are 101 muscle building programs on the internet to choose from.


In this article, we'll look into the popular muscle building ideas on the internet, and breakdown the DOs and DON'Ts of muscle building to help you get your GAINS as quickly as possible.

Key Takeaways:

When you gain strength, you gain muscle.
When you work multiple muscles at once, you get the most bang for your buck.
When starting a new exercise, allow your body to form a strong muscle memory of the movement.

There are so many different exercise programs out there that it can be tough to know which one is right for your needs. This is especially true for muscle building programs that are full of jargon like super-sets, drop-sets, hypertrophy, etc.


In this article, we will be comparing broad categories of exercises, whittling down to the most effective types and teach you how to build your OWN exercise program that best suits your needs, without all the exercise jargon.

1. External Load VS Bodyweight Exercises

In our 1st comparison, we will look into these 2 broadly categorized types of exercises and see which one is most effective for building muscle.