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Thatonecabron 11-16-2008 01:10 PM

Training and weight gain help?
Im 16, 5'11" and i weigh 134.
I need to gain weight but i haven't been very successful, and
I would like a work out schedule for mma fighting because I'm going to join a gym soon.

My current schedule is:
Mon-Sun every other day:

8x8 Diamond push ups

5x8 Curls

5x8 Butterflys

3x5 Military press

10x10 Tuck and Row

And I hit my 100lb Heavy bag every day for about 15-30 min.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


wukkadb 11-16-2008 03:26 PM

Your workout routine is horrible. Start doing this one right here: Click Me and start eating 3,000+ calories a day. You need to consume more calories than you are burning to gain weight, and doing heavy, compound lifts will assist that muscular growth.

Thatonecabron 11-16-2008 04:25 PM

thanks i'll try that.

Anyone else I'd like a couple oppinions?

wukkadb 11-16-2008 04:39 PM

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Thatonecabron 11-16-2008 08:46 PM

ok im gonna do the 5x5 for a couple weeks but after doing it today im skeptical because it didnt seem like much.

CornbreadBB 11-16-2008 10:04 PM

If you look at wukka's progress, the dude knows what he is talking about. Definitely give what he said a try.

-GSP- 11-16-2008 11:11 PM

He suggested the same thing to me, didn't work wonders at all. Different people progress differently.

What I'd suggest is heavy singles, doubles, and triples with high volume sets following (which I might add, wukka suggested to me and that HAS worked out tremendously for me).

Experimenting for one day isn't going to do shit, give it a try for a few weeks and if it truly isn't working, move onto something else.

Thatonecabron 11-17-2008 12:18 AM


Originally Posted by -GSP- (Post 710053)
He suggested the same thing to me, didn't work wonders at all. Different people progress differently.

What I'd suggest is heavy singles, doubles, and triples with high volume sets following (which I might add, wukka suggested to me and that HAS worked out tremendously for me).

Experimenting for one day isn't going to do shit, give it a try for a few weeks and if it truly isn't working, move onto something else.

like i said above im gonna do it for a few weeks...

Amiton 11-17-2008 11:02 AM

BTW im assuming you know your working weight for things. You shouldnt do the same weight you could do 10 reps of for something that your only doing 3-5 reps of. Increase the weight. That;s when i feel the improvement the most.

kamikaze145 11-17-2008 12:12 PM

How much weight do you want to gain exactly? When you do mma are you going to cut back down to 135? If you want to fight at 135 I would say dont gain all that much weight maybe get up to 150 or so. Your height will work out good for you if you learn how to use your reach because a typical 135 pounder is probably going to be like 5'6" or so.

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