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    Starting the gym soon, I'm a male, 17, and quite skinny. I was considering hiring a personal trainer, but I don't know what gym routines I should be following? My aim is to become bigger looking physically and more muscular
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    http://www.bodybuilding.com/ is a good place to start
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    Pick one of the established routines, read all of the information available regarding said routine, eat lots of protons and then profit.

    Ones to look at initially:

    Starting Strength
    Stronglifts
    All Pro's

    All of these work and are simple to follow - All Pro's is ostensibly more focused on bodybuilding and there used to be a very active thread on bodybuilding.com with people following the routine who will be able to support and guide you. Any are fine though.
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    Lol people recommending bb. com one of the most unlegit places regarding lifting.

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3014757

    There's the fitness FAQ; it has routines and diet advice. You don't need a personal trainer
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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    Lol people recommending bb. com one of the most unlegit places regarding lifting.

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3014757

    There's the fitness FAQ; it has routines and diet advice. You don't need a personal trainer
    Thanks pal
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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    Lol people recommending bb. com one of the most unlegit places regarding lifting.

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3014757

    There's the fitness FAQ; it has routines and diet advice. You don't need a personal trainer
    In general, yes, especially if you accidentally his the misc.

    All Pro's works though and I remember that community being fairly positive.
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    (Original post by ByronicHero)
    In general, yes, especially if you accidentally his the misc.

    All Pro's works though and I remember that community being fairly positive.
    iirc you add 10% on your lifts every time you hit the required reps. All well and good around 60kg; however 100kg -> 110kg and then 121?
    Madness

    The misc is enough reason alone to avoid the website tbh; it infects the whole site
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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    iirc you add 10% on your lifts every time you hit the required reps. All well and good around 60kg; however 100kg -> 110kg and then 121?
    Madness

    The misc is enough reason alone to avoid the website tbh; it infects the whole site
    You don't run it forever. Most people run several cycles and stop as soon as they stall a couple of times - in a similar manner to other beginner routines. It uses dual factor progression so feels different to the other mainstays of the beginner routine world but it serves the same general purpose.

    It does, but where else can you find endless right-wing politics and sexy gifs of Chloe Grace Moretz? Lol.
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    (Original post by Mysterious4)
    Starting the gym soon, I'm a male, 17, and quite skinny. I was considering hiring a personal trainer, but I don't know what gym routines I should be following? My aim is to become bigger looking physically and more muscular
    Try asking someone around who's free to show you couple exercises & use some advice other people have given you such as Bodybuilding.com to research about exercises.

    Tip: Try find a gymbuddy who goes to gym already to show you the ropes/learn from videos as most people who start out do.

    DO NOT I REPEAT DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE DO CROSS FIT OTHERWISE ITS A 1 WAY TICKET TO SNAP CITY. Kappa :bricks::laugh:

 
 
 
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