Size matters, especially when it comes to lifting weights. But while your tall, lanky buddies might have an advantage on the basketball court, shorter guys can definitely even the odds in the weight room.

If you’re looking to pack some muscle onto your stocky, compact frame, look no further. Here’s an exercise plan that suits your needs.


Exercises marked A and B are alternated—so you'll do one set of A, rest as needed, then one set of B, rest, and repeat as necessary until all sets for the pair are completed.