Tips and Advice for Building Muscle

Get Big or Go Home

Forget toned, lean muscles, here are six tips to gear your workout routine towards bulking up for beach season

Get Big or Go Home

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If you want to trade paint with the muscle heads from the Jersey Shore this summer, you better get cracking in the gym. Pauly D and the Situation are dedicated to their GTL routine (gym, tan, laundry for those unfamiliar with the Shore), and they aren’t spending their time Spinning at the gym. The big boys are throwing around big weights to bulk up for beach season. Here are some tips from three top coaches and personal trainers to help you pack on muscle without getting injured or spending unnecessary hours at the gym.

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