5 best exercises for sustainable bulking

Consuming enough calories and protein is important, but if you want to gain hard muscle rather than fat, you need to complement your diet with the right exercise program.

MUSCLE GAIN EXERCISES

The squat

This popular move incorporates nearly every major muscle group in your body but is well-known for adding mass and definition to the thighs, hips and buttocks.

MUSCLE GAIN EXERCISES

The deadlift

Basic deadlifts simply involve lifting a heavily weighted olympic bar off the floor and putting it down again.

MUSCLE GAIN EXERCISES

The military press

This move tackles the muscles of the upper body and core.

MUSCLE GAIN EXERCISES

The bent over row

This exercise uses a loaded olympic bar to work the key muscles in your back.

MUSCLE GAIN EXERCISES

The bench press

Possibly the most well-known bulking exercise, the bench press works your chest, shoulders and arms with the help of a weighted olympic bar lifted over your body.

MUSCLE GAIN EXERCISES