Athgene DNA Test Lets You Train Smarter

I am 6’8 and fundamentally of a very skinny build. I have always struggled with this - both in terms of confidence/looks but also in terms of health/posture. My brother taught me how to strength train, as he was playing ice hockey on a high level. To start of with, the strength training didn’t really catch on to me, but then I started to see results on my body and in strength levels.   Video: I Took A DNA Test     After a while, the improvements stagnate and it becomes increasingly difficult to become stronger and grow muscle tissue. Since this ...

Tall Guy Workout: Best Tips Based on 7 Years of Fitness

It shouldn’t come as a surprise for anyone that I am tall. I am actually 6’8″ and that is taller than all my friends and family. I am pretty much the tallest guy I know, and I have always been super skinny to0.   Although, that is not entirely true, because I have been working out for the last 6 or 7 years with some results.   I think I weighed about 85 kg / 187 lbs when I started. And now my weight is just around 105 kg / 231 lbs. So that is quite an increase in body weight, and it ...

Full Range of Motion: Build Muscle Faster with “Stretch ‘n Squeeze” Principle

Fitness for tall people – is it something seperate from normal fitness? No, not really, but a few tips and tricks are helpful when training as a tall person such as myself.   I apply the same principles as other not as tall ‘bodybuilders’, but with attention to my longer limbs, my joints and my tall frame. Here, I’ll let you in on what I have chosen to call the ‘Stretch ‘n Squeeze’-principle.   As you will notice in the Exercise section of my Skinny to Muscle guide, I underline Full Range of Motion in almost every exercise. But what is it? ...

5 Key Workout Tips for Tall Men to Go From Scrawny to Athletic

Do you want to put on some extra muscle on your tall frame? I know I did and still do in order to make the most out of my long and lanky body. I used to weigh around 80 kilos a few years ago - now I weigh close to 110. Read the full 'Skinny To Muscle Guide' here. You will find endless advice on how to build muscle out there on the web. And the popular articles from bodybuilding.com, Muscle and Fitness and all the rest are great places to start. They explain the basic exercises and workouts, the ...