BEST 5 EXERCISES FOR BUILDING LEAN MUSCLE

Gaining lean muscle is like the holy grail. It seems elusive and hard to come by. But for those determined to conquer the quest this January, we’re here to help!

LEAN MUSCLE EXERCISES

Barbell Deadlift

Essentially just lifting up something heavy… and putting in back down. Yet it’s one of the best muscle-building exercises around.

LEAN MUSCLE EXERCISES

Barbell Walking Lunge

Similar in benefits to a squat, yet utilising a greater range of motion to allow for more glute and hamstring development.

LEAN MUSCLE EXERCISES

Bent Over Row

Your back makes up about a third of the body’s muscle mass, so hitting all its major muscle groups is crucial for increasing your muscle mass and building lean muscle.

LEAN MUSCLE EXERCISES

Clean and Press

The exercise for total body strength and power. It’s full-body, functional and will spike your heart rate during a strength session to increase your burn.

LEAN MUSCLE EXERCISES

Back Squat

There’s a reason this is a die-hard exercise in most people’s lower body repertoire. Done correctly, it’ll not only increase your lower body strength but will also help you work on your range of motion and flexibility, as well as burning fat.

LEAN MUSCLE EXERCISES