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    Alright so I have a friend who is a complete hardgainer. Easily eats 4000+ calories a day and yet stays at sub 10% BF. any tips for him to pack on muscle. I wasn't sure on what advice to give him because I am basically the opposite of him. Thanks any help is appreciated!

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    "hardgainers" dont really exist. all he has to do is eat more calories than he burns to gain weight
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    Quote Originally Posted by cmitch View Post
    Alright so I have a friend who is a complete hardgainer. Easily eats 4000+ calories a day and yet stays at sub 10% BF. any tips for him to pack on muscle. I wasn't sure on what advice to give him because I am basically the opposite of him. Thanks any help is appreciated!
    Not knowing his work load or consistency to his training the term can be misleading. I have known guys to say the same thing. Usually they have been overtraining and not eating properly.
    Most have been sticking with a routine to long with no changes or change every other week! He should get a good routine to try say 5/3/1 or 5x5 and stick with the program as it is laid out. Also he may try extra calories(good ones) before bed. Like a good protein shake. Also he needs a good supplement plan. Start with the basics: Creatine, multi-vitamin, pre-workout drink ect.... Good luck!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moose45 View Post
    Not knowing his work load or consistency to his training the term can be misleading. I have known guys to say the same thing. Usually they have been overtraining and not eating properly.
    Most have been sticking with a routine to long with no changes or change every other week! He should get a good routine to try say 5/3/1 or 5x5 and stick with the program as it is laid out. Also he may try extra calories(good ones) before bed. Like a good protein shake. Also he needs a good supplement plan. Start with the basics: Creatine, multi-vitamin, pre-workout drink ect.... Good luck!!!
    Thanks! i set him up with some creatine monohydrate. C4, and animal pak for multi. HE also picked up a couple tubs of Weight gainer protein. not sure what brand, but it has a little over 600 calories per serving so that should help him out!

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