Hardgainer Training is a comprehensive guide covering all the training, dietary, and lifestyle strategies to maximize strength and hypertrophy for Hardgainers.
Are you a Hardgainer?
🚩 You have a naturally low body fat, but are not naturally muscular either
🚩 You have long limbs but a thinner bone structure
🚩 You have narrow hips and waist and skinny legs
🚩 You’ve got bony shoulders that click a lot and a flat chest
🚩 You have a “fast metabolism,” and it is difficult to gain weight
🚩 You can eat a lot sometimes, but your appetite can also be very low
🚩 Your digestion can vary between being fast or being slow. Some foods simply don't agree with you
🚩 You’ve never had much bodyfat, but your ribs stick out, and having abs while being 140lbs is not that impressive
🚩 You have lifted weights, but you feel like low reps don’t work well, or you tend to get joint pain in your wrists and elbows
🚩 You feel like you overtrain easily, and some programs you’ve tried left you exhausted more than they built any muscle
If this sounds like you, you are definitely a Hardgainer.
Ectomorph is one of the three Somatotypes.
It is the “skinny” type, built long, thin, lean, and often not very strong or muscular like the Mesomorph.
Ectos are often envied for their inability to gain weight, but their biggest obstacle is also….their inability to gain weight. Ectos are most often considered hardgainers, as they do not gain muscle very quickly.
Ectomorphs are often called a “hardgainer”
Ectomorphs CAN build muscle and gain weight if they eat enough.
But the issue is that these gains are “hard” to come by following conventional lifting advice.
So here's what you'll discover in the Hardgainer Training
✅ Learn how to Maximize your natural genetics potential through long-term training progression
✅ Optimize your food selection and digestion for peak recovery
✅ Learn the difference between progressive overload and progressive resistance and why it matters for muscle growth
✅ Make consistent progress by training within your volume "sweet spot" for hard but smart effort
✅ Learn the most effective exercises and the ones that you probably don't want to waste time on