I read in IronMan.com a routine for hardgainer which basically doing drop sets -- 5 sets, each 5 rep down to 1 rep.

I'm a f*ckin' skinny hardgainer 5'7 121 lbs and I usually do the usual 3 x 10-12 for each exercise.

Do u guys think this routine will do a lot better for hardgainer like me??

The Routine (taken from http://ironmanmagazine.com/ironman/t...avggainers.htm)


Workout 1: Chest and back
Bench presses 5 x 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Incline dumbbell
presses 1 x 5 x triple drop
Bent-over barbell rows
or T-bar rows 5 x 5
Shrugs 5-6 x 1

Workout 2: Quads, hams and lower back
Squats 5 x 5
Partial squats 5-6 x 1
Deadlifts 1 x 20

Workout 3: Arms and shoulders
Barbell curls 5 x 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
alternated with
Close-grip bench presses 5 x 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Push presses 4 x failure


Thank you for ur comments guys..