Alexander Built Up 55 Pounds Of Lean Muscle Mass To Prove 'Skinny' Doesn't Have To Be For Life!

Alexander has painful elbows and always battled being the skinny guy. Find out how Alex built up 55 pounds of lean muscle by learning about how to bring intensity in the weight room!

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Vital Stats
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Name: Alexander Lee

Email: Leea1776@gmail.com

BodySpace: Lee01

Alexander Lee Alexander Lee

Before:

Age:
15
Height:
5'9"
Weight:
140 lbs
Body Fat:
10-11%

After:

Age:
19
Height:
5'11"
Weight:
195 lbs
Body Fat:
8-9%


Why I Got Started

I had bones sticking out of my stomach, chest, and arms. I was literally skin and bones. It was uncomfortable to be in my body. I felt helpless and pathetic. It got to the point where I had to do something to change it so at 16 I started to lift.


How I Did It

I lifted for a year before the before pictures, but had no clue as to muscle grouping form or diet. I didn't learn about diet until the end of 17-to-18-years old (I am about halfway through 19-years old right now). Once I learned about diet I packed on about 20 something pounds in a year and a half. It is a lifestyle; my body is addicted to lifting. If I don't lift I get depressed. If I don't eat I get pissed. I am addicted; it is in my blood. It is about becoming as strong as physiologically possible. Lifting is a necessity to my daily routine the same as brushing my teeth. There is no question about IF I will.

It Is A Lifestyle; My Body Is Addicted To Lifting
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It Is A Lifestyle; My Body Is Addicted To Lifting.

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Supplements
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Note: Supplement dosages and schedule listed below in Diet section.

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Diet
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Eat as often and as much as possible clean food only no soda, no fast food, no sweets. My only weakness is energy drinks for staying awake in school.

Every two to three hours. I try to eat 1 1/2 times my bodyweight in carbs and the same in protein. It is difficult, but you have to make it happen. I always have shaker bottles with weight gainer in my truck and back pack in case I am stranded and need the calories and protein/carbs.

Meal 1:

Meal 2:

Meal 3:

Meal 4:

Meal 5:

  • 2 Beef Tamales

Meal 6: Pre Workout

Meal 7:

Meal 8:

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Training
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TERMS YOU'LL NEED TO KNOW
Failure - That point in an exercise at which you have so fully fatigued your working muscles that they can no longer complete an additional repetition of a movement with strict biomechanics. You should always take your post-warm-up sets at least to the point of momentary muscular failure, and frequently past that point.

Day 1: Chest/Biceps

Note: I rotate normally every week barbell to dumbbell so for example I start with flat barbell bench next rotation I will do flat dumbbell bench and Warm-up my rotator cuff to prevent any injury.

Day 2: Legs

Day 3: Rest

Day 4: Shoulders/Traps

Day 5: Back

Day 6: Rest

Day 7: Rest

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Suggestions For Others
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Form, Form, form! The most important thing ever is form. I am talking about full depth on squats. If you don't squat and don't deadlift you're a little pansy. You have to squat and deadlift. But it is better to not squat at all then do it wrong. So ask someone at your gym who is huge and knows what they are doing.

The Most Important Thing Ever Is Form xxxxx
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The Most Important Thing Ever Is Form.


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