So I'm well and truly bitten by the bug.
I first stepped foot in the gym a month ago, and I love it. So far, I'm only using the machines, but once I get my confidence up a bit I want to check out the weights, once I know more about what I'm doing.
My first question is - when should I expecr to see noticeable results? I hit the gym 4 times a week (each session lasting 40 minutes, either focussing on upper body or lower body, alternating).
My second question is as per the title. To give you an idea, I'm 31 and 5'8" and am a major ectomorph (think thats the term). My frame is very narrow, with really long skinny bones and tiny joints. Basically really lanky/willowy. Luckily for me I guess, I have a "normal" torso, by which I mean I do have a waist and hips and bum. Its just my limbs that are waif-looking.
My goal in starting to look into weights was to get stronger and try and achieve a curvier physique. Can i create "thicker" legs, rounder (as opposed to bony) shoulders, plumper hips etc through weights?
I should mention that every ounce of fat I consume goes straight to my tummy. I suppose I could be "skinny fat". How can I create curves on a skinny frame, whilst achieving a flat stomach on a body thats prone to tummy fat? Is this possible? Any tips?
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The weights room
Tell it to me straight - to what extent can I change my body?
BrightonCalling · 03/05/2018 12:11
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