becoming unlanky

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joe07
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becoming unlanky

Post by joe07 » 20 Sep 2007, 17:07

right one of my mates at school is really lanky(tall and thin) and hes convinced that he can become unlanky by doing weights and stuff. just wondered if anyone knew if this is real?

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Post by Kakasgotskillz » 20 Sep 2007, 20:43

Yeah, it makes perfect sense. Increasing protein intake, strength+weight training your friend should be much stronger in no time.

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Post by mpcarres14 » 20 Sep 2007, 20:46

He will be stronger, but chances are if he's a lanky build with long arms and legs, he will never be stocky like Roberto Carlos. Reason being is that the muscle built on a more stretched out person has much longer fibers and therefore never is as clumped together as it is on a more compact person.
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Post by joe07 » 21 Sep 2007, 18:09

will it change his physique though

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Post by Enok » 21 Sep 2007, 18:30

Yeah, definately.

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Post by erick » 21 Sep 2007, 19:09

of course... all he needs 2 do is stick with the thing he picks

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Post by Rulezzz » 22 Sep 2007, 07:48

Of course it will change his physique but he has limits im afraid, if his natural build is lanky, hes just gonna have to try and beef up as much as he can and except he is never going to be Didier Drogba :)
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Post by ballackfan » 22 Sep 2007, 23:04

It's possible to build up muscles if proper exercise and diet are involved. There are many programs to do, whether if he wants to gain total muscle, strenght, or both. He needs to get help one-on-one, because there is no way explaining in written words will help.

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Post by powell » 23 Sep 2007, 08:44

you can become more bigger as in muscle wise but you can never become unlanky.

Look at crouch for example the lankiest of the lankies. If he decided that he show get some muscle that still would make him a lanky oaf wouldnt it. Just a big lanky oaf. Which means no matter how much muscle you have if you were lanky but you'll be lanky after.

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Post by mpcarres14 » 23 Sep 2007, 14:51

Yeah, that's what I was trying to say. Look at the difference between Roberto Carlos and Vieira. Roberto Carlos may look all stocky and ripped while Vieira looks a bit gangly, but Vieira is possibly one of the strongest players in recent football.
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