Living Large: The Skinny Guy's Guide to No-Nonsense Muscle Building

Living Large: The Skinny Guy's Guide to No-Nonsense Muscle Building

By: Del Monte (author)Paperback

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SKINNY GUYS! If you've ever wanted to quickly build 30 pounds of rock-solid, shredded muscle without dangerous bodybuilding drugs, expensive supplements, and long hours in the gym--if you've ever wanted to Live Large--start reading immediately. Let's face it: You're tired. Tired of filling your body with bogus supplements that only give you the most expensive pee in town. Tired of busting your ass in the gym six days a week, only to find you're the same size you were last month and the other guys are twice as big. Tired of all the conflicting and mind-numbingly complex advice floating around in cyberspace. Before professional fitness model Vince Del Monte became The Skinny Guy Savior, he was known as Skinny Vinny--scrawny and weak. As a "hardgainer," he experienced firsthand the challenges of bulking up and had a difficult time putting on muscle. But with his success in developing an enviably ripped physique--and helping many others do the same with his No-Nonsense Muscle Building and Maximize Your Muscle programs--Del Monte has proved even "hardgainers" can build an awe-inspiring body. You too can have the body of your dreams when you stop listening to false advice and learn the truth about gaining weight and building lean muscle mass--the smarter way! In Living Large, Del Monte shares his foolproof, no-nonsense plan for insane muscle gain. His revolutionary program primes your body and mind to pack on your first 30 pounds of muscle in only 30 weeks, with minimal gym time. He even includes customized, easy-to-follow meal plans to optimally fuel your specific body type, whether you're ultra-skinny or starting off a little chubby. In Living Large, you'll find: - 5 essential training principles to gain your first 30 pounds of pure muscle - 5 muscle-building enemies you must avoid - Mass and shred meal plans at every calorie level - 14 simple, no-nonsense nutrition principles - The ultimate exercise execution demonstration guide - 4 supplements that actually work Don't waste hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars with no results. Stop limiting yourself and start Living Large.

About Author

Fitness guru Vince Del Monte been coined "The Skinny Guy Savior." He earned this name by dedicating his life to transforming the lives of the skinny, scrawny guys, as well as skinny girls, and helping them become healthier, fitter, and more confident in their bodies. His students transform themselves to "Live better, Look better, & Know better!" Vince has transformed thousands of lives with a perfect mix of encouragement, humor, no BS, inspiration and fun with his popular bestselling "No-Nonsense Muscle Building" system. Vince was the poster boy of the "I can't gain weight or get the girl" story. He became known as "Skinny Vinny." He was 140-150 pounds at 6 feet tall, and the nickname stuck with him all through college. He tried everything to gain weight any way he could, never surpassing 149 lbs, dripping wet. Vince received an Honors Kinesiology degree from the University of Western Ontario. After college, he found a mentor who "told him to burn all of his fitness magazines and stop wasting money on supplements to gain weight." Vince's life started to change. He gained some weight, developed toned muscles, and then met the girl of his dreams--now his wife! Vince is also an award-winning WBFF Professional Fitness Model and enjoys the natural bodybuilding and fitness lifestyle. He continues to practice what he preaches to challenge himself and inspire his readers.

Contents

Introduction Part 1: Muscle Misinformation: The Five Muscle Building Enemies You Must Avoid Naysayers: How to Deal With Them Body Building Magazines: Why I Tossed Mine In The Garbage Personal Trainers Who Are More About Sales Than Size Superhumans and the Juiced-Up Body Builder Gizmos and Gadgets Part 2: How to Lose theTop Five B.S. Excuses For Not Gaining Muscle Cut the "I Don't Have Great Genetics" Crap Quit Saying, "I Don't Have Enough Money" Drop the "I Don't Have a Lot of Time" Speech No more, "I'm Too " (Insert Your Limiting Belief Here) Part 3: Use Your Brain to Add Brawn: Seven Key Mind-Set Strategies Chapter Set Goals in HD Shrink the Change Focus on Habits, Not Outcomes Slow Equals Fast View Weaknesses As Strengths Let Go of "I Know" Belief Is Better Than Steroids Part 4: Five Essential Training Principles to Gain Your First 30 Pounds of Pure Muscle Get Lean to Get Big The Importance of Tracking Something: Know Your Critical Numbers The Top Four Ways to Measure Your Body Fat Percentage Track Your Progress Slideshow Fashion Introducing DTS Training: A Science-based Approach to Defeating Your Skinny Guy Genetics... Forever! Micro-Progression: The Smarter and Safer Way to Constant and Never-Ending Improvement The Suntan Analogy: The Key to Muscle Growth Part 5: Mass Mechanics: Unlocking The Principles of Ownership, Respect and Disadvantages for Immediate Gains Mass Mechanics Principle #1: The Principle of Ownership Mass Mechanics Principle #2: The Principle of Respect Mass Mechanics Principle #3: The Principle of Disadvantages Part 6: The Ultimate30-Week, Zero Guesswork Muscle Building Program Phase One Phase Two Phase Three Part 7: The Exercise Execution Demonstration Guide Don't Do Another Rep Without These Max Contraction Cues Part 8: Five Rituals To Rapid Recovery Recovery Ritual #1: Contrast Baths and Showers Recovery Ritual #2: Massage Recovery Ritual #3: Muscle Activation Technique (MAT) Recovery Ritual #4: Handling Stress Recovery Ritual #5: Sleep Part 9: Fourteen Simple, No-Nonsense Nutrition Principles to Gain Your First 30 Pounds of Pure Muscle The Nutritional Hierarchy of Muscle Growth (and Fat Loss) Choose Your Goal: Don't Chase Two Rabbits at Once. Calories and Macronutrients: Setting Your Best Targets (without Complicated Formulas) Protein: The Body's Most Important Building Block Fat: The Key to Optimal Testosterone Production and Sex Drive Carbs: You Need to Earn Them! Hydrate to Look Fuller and Stay Stronger Establish a Regular Meal Cadence How to Use "Treat Meals" to Bulk Your Muscles, Not Your Belly Alcohol: You Booze, You Lose? Consistency: The "Best Diet" Is the One That You Follow The Devil Is in the Dose, Never in the Food Itself Arm Yourself with the Only Kitchen Tools You Need Invest in Cooking Lessons and Cook Like a Pro Part 10: The Done-For-You Mass and Shred Meal Plans Training Day: Mass Phase Meal PlansNon-training Day: Mass Phase Meal Plans Training Day: Shred Phase Meal PlansNon-training Day: Shred Phase Meal Plans Part 11: Supplements That Actually Work (Don't Worry, This Part Is Short) Do You Earn the Right to Take Supplements? How to Build More Muscle with Less Protein The War in Your Gut: Are You Losing? Protein Powders: Whey Is Not the Only Way Carbohydrate Powder: The Ultimate Muscle-Building Solution Part 12: A No Nonsense Guide for Living Large Outside of the Gym Build Muscle to Serve, Not to Be Served Take Massive Action (Don't Just Think or Talk About It) Avoid Broken FocusGet Blood in the Game Recognize the Gym Is a Metaphor for Life Acknowledgments Can You Hook A Brother Up? About the Author Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781941631829
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781941631829
  • weight: 596
  • ISBN10: 1941631827

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