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seamelody14 03-16-2013 01:56 AM

Muscle building workouts?
Lately I feel like my legs are looking a bit like chicken legs lol. I'm pretty thin but my legs seem a but flabby and not tight. I admittedly don't exercise enough, and want some muscle mass there! No cardio or anything though, definitely don't want to lose weight. I'd like recommendations for things I can do t home by the way, since I don't have time to go to the gym every day. Stretches and anything else you think might help are appreciated too. Thanks!

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curlylaura 03-16-2013 09:08 AM

Heavy weight training. Heavy is as heavy as you can lift with good form. To increase muscle mass you will also have to eat at a surplus and lift.

Squats, deadlifts and lunges are good for building up the leg muscles. I find the stationary bike is pretty good.

Have a look at Jamie Eason's livefit on

fihe 04-06-2013 12:29 AM

I highly agree with curlylaura. You'll want to weight train 3-4 times weekly, or every other day, so that your muscles have time to repair themselves. You'll also need to eat more, especially protein, to "feed" your muscles.

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