Hey guys!! I'm afraid I'm training my muscles wrong (bad improper form) to stimulate the wrong muscle groups, or not doing the right exercises at all!!
Let's begin, thanks for taking the time to respond by the way.
So I started a shoulder workout. I did seated barbell presses in frontof chest, straight up and down. Then I did seated dumbell presses, bad form probably, then I went and did this seated machine chicken wing thing.
Ok I feel this weird muscle growing and getting bigger on top of my shoulder and it's NOT the muscle I want growing!!!
here's a picture of it[the red circled];
the red circled thing is the weird shoulder muscle growing...
the blue circled belly fat... eww, no six pack!! I've been gaining weight and I got so happy but now I'm thinking it's just fat!!
can I run on my off days for 30 minutes? I'm afraid it'll burn up all my ectomorph hard-earned skinny muscle.
blue on the arms, more on this later. refer back to this pic.
anyways back to the shoulders, see in this next shot the circled purple is what I WANT, big round shoulders in THAT SPOT. NOT the yellow area;
ok so now, no cuts at all. bleh :[ I think I might be too fat. can you list some thread names I should read or expert advice on how to look more ripped and pack on muscle? what foods to eat etc? guys I've been studying this for a year here I'm not asking you to spoonfeed me. I NEVER eat fast food. I eat chicken, tuna, brown rice, whole milk, beef, lean beef, potatoes, wheat bread, peanut butter, brocolli etc.. nothing too fattening. I NEVER EAT CAKES OR "FAKE" FOODS. White sugar and white flour = death to me. I never drink soda either, so wtf is the problem? Inactivity I think.. I rarely run..
I'm so motivated to get that perfect body guys, if you told me I'd have to hit the gym for 4 hours of intense training every day for the next 40 years and eat nothing but plain oatmeal I would I swear to god, I just don't know how to get that perfect body.
so check this out:
the green: no abs... bleh!!! HOW?! I always feel some muscle on top, but below it's just tons of fat.. what are some good lower-ab exercises? And yeah, I know you can't "spot reduce." I just feel flab there, no muscle, atleast on the top I can feel muscle under the fat layer.
the blue: nothing is cut! the shoulders, biceps, triceps... my arm looks like a log, and yeah THAT'S FLEXING. guys I wouldn't be asking this if I felt I needed to train more, I've been training for a year (reference my other thread if you'd like) I just don't grow, it's getting frustrating. I'm in the gym 4x a week and nothing is happening. I eat so much I just get fat, and no muscle... I don't understand it. I use heavy weights and I fail on the 5th rep, I use lighter ones and fail at 12 but don;'t feel any growth....
Ok now the back;
First off, the green. I'm afraid I'm getting this big ball in the back of my mid-back. when I stand to the side in a mirror I look like a blob, not ripped and skinny in the middle big on top how it should be. that spot is EXACTLY where I feel the burn when I do squats, so as was my previous concern at the begging of this thread.. I'm afraid my shitty form is causing all these weird muscles to grow and look like shit.
The red is an area I feel I have NO MUSCLE. I look like a pencil-neck. my upper back isn't wide or anything and it just looks bony and weak. I don't know what exercises to do to buff this part up, I think it would balance out "the blob"
I don't want a "powerlifter" mid-back. I see this guy squatting like 500 at our gym and he looks like a freaking blob mountain of flesh... gah please help me not turn out like that...