Hey guys, forgive me if it's a long read. I'm 24 years old. 5'11, just shy of 6 feet tall. 155 lbs. for the last 5 or 6 months I've been running about 20 minutes a session, 3 times a week, I go about 2 kilometers. I decided it's time to stick to a plan and bulk up. I'm skinny and my cardio is decent. But I want some core strength and a bigger frame, partially for vanity I wont lie, but also for way more core strength and health. I was going to buy a bar and some weights some time this week and start. I plan on exercising 20-30minutes a day. Maybe do cardio one day, and strength and bulk the next day, and swap. Take one day off to do no exercise, so 6 days a week. I don't want to waste time and money with a gym, but I'd love to know if I can do complete exercises with just a bar and maybe a couple other things. Also, for those that know, what kind of diet should I be dealing with? whats the deal with protein shakes, whats the protein/fat/grain/etc breakdown? How many sets should I be doing based on my intake? ETC ETC ETC. Are there any online resources I could check out? Any help at all would be wonderful, thank you so much in advance.