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German Volume Training! Supersets and trisets allow you to perform a lot of work in a short period of time.

German Volume Training!

The rest-pause method allows you to use heavier weights, so you can recruit the higher threshold muscle fibers, and eccentric training enables you to overcome strength plateaus. The bottom line is that almost any training method will work—provided you do it with intensity—at least for the few weeks it takes for your body to adapt to it. There is, however, one training system that stands above all the rest. It's brutally hard, but I've found it to be a very effective way to pack on muscle fast! In strength-coaching circles, this method is often called the Ten Sets Method. Magic.piktochart. Wilson J, Wilson GJ.


Contemporary issues in protein requirements and consumption for resistance trained athletes. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2006 Jun 5;3:7-27 Fielding RA, Parkington J. What are the dietary protein requirements of physically active individuals? New evidence on the effects of exercise on protein utilization during post-exercise recovery. Nutr Clin Care. 2002;5(4):191-6. The Leangains Guide.

It's about time I compiled a comprehensive guide to my system, so here it is.

The Leangains Guide

Intermittent fasting and Leangains How does Leangains differentiate itself from some other intermittent fasting based diets? Here's a brief primer. Lifter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure. If you're an athlete or a lifter, chances are your shoulders have given you some trouble.

Lifter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

In fact, no other body part is as prone to dysfunction. Movement is king. The Best Way to Lift Weights. Here's what you need to know...

The Best Way to Lift Weights

Eccentric isometrics (EI's) involve performing the negative phase of a lift in a controlled manner and holding the stretched position for a given duration. Each EI should be held between 2-7 seconds. The 40-Workout Strength Challenge. Pick one exercise from five categories: a press, a pull, a hinge movement, a squat, and a loaded carry.

The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

The first 10 workouts involve doing these same movements every day, but with varying set and rep schemes. The important thing is to never miss a rep, and when the weights feel light, add more weight. After the first 2 weeks, you can either repeat the first 10 workouts 3 additional times, or you can make small changes to the movements every 2 weeks until you reach 40 workouts. The Rep Bible. How you perform your reps plays a huge part in stimulating the gains you want.

The Rep Bible

The principle behind CAT is that when you're lifting a submaximal weight, you can compensate that lack of resistance by accelerating more quickly. Dynamic correspondence reps require that you should lower and lift the weight the same way you do a max lift – same speed, same acceleration, and same tension. Build Glutes That Melt The Internet. Deadlifts and other hip-hinging free weight variations maximally load the hips and glutes closer to their flexed position.

Build Glutes That Melt The Internet

Cable pull-throughs maximally load the hips and glutes closer to their extended position, which is also what makes them more back-friendly. You need to do work glutes both in their flexed position and their extended position for complete development. Pull-throughs work the glutes and hamstring in their shortened positions, but you're limited in how much weight you can use without getting pulled backward or off your feet.

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Ingrediënten van BCAA Pure - Body & Fit

Ten Things You MUST Know About Eccentric Training To Get Better Results. 1) You Are Stronger Eccentrically You are stronger during the eccentric phase of any lift—as much as 1.75 times as strong as during the concentric phase!

Ten Things You MUST Know About Eccentric Training To Get Better Results

Think about it: You can lower more weight in the bench press or deadlift than you can raise. Remember, the eccentric phase of a lift occurs when the muscle lengthens. This is the down motion of the bench press, biceps curl, or squat. The concentric phase of the lift occurs when the muscle shortens, as in the up motion of the bench press, biceps curl, or squat. BWP. Warning: Low BMI The goal weight you entered is below a healthy weight for someone of your height and age.A healthy weight range for you is between 132 and 179 pounds. The lifestyle changes you entered resulted in a low BMI for someone of your height and age. Warning: High BMI The goal weight you entered is above a healthy weight for someone of your height and age.A healthy weight range for you is between 132 and 179 pounds. Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Bench Press.

To build a bigger chest, vary your reps. Five to 15 reps is great for building muscle, while 1-5 reps is generally best for strength. For building strength, go wide to minimize the distance the bar travels. For growth, a shoulder-width, medium grip is best. For maximal strength you want your whole body to contribute to the lift. For lifting maximal weights, longer rest periods (3 to 10 minutes) are better, while shorter (1 to 3 minutes) works better for building muscle.

Powerbuilding: 4 Ways to Get Big and Strong. You can be strong without being big and you can be big without being strong. Heavy lifting induces myofibrillar hypertrophy, which is the form of hypertrophy commonly seen in strength and power athletes. Moderate lifting induces sarcoplasmic hypertrophy, which is the type of hypertrophy you see in bodybuilders.

Try lifting heavy early in the workout and lifting moderate late in the workout. Or try lifting heavy early in the week and lifting moderate later in the week. Don't Be All Show and No Go. A New Way to Trigger Fast Muscle Growth. 5-3 Countdown involves doing multiple weekly training sessions where you squeeze a muscle under load for a pre-set time, then follow the isometric hold with full range reps. Intense isometric contractions crank up EMG more than training with heavy loads. Isometrics work for muscle growth, but not if you do them at the wrong time, hold the contraction too long, or don't follow the isometric squeeze with full reps. The Female Low-Testosterone Epidemic. The percentage of women between the ages of 18 and 59 who are suffering from "sexual dysfunction" is somewhere around 50%.

Much of this sexual dysfunction is related to testosterone deficiency. Women with low testosterone often find it more difficult to gain muscle or burn fat. There are several potential causes for testosterone deficiency, among them the use of birth control pills or antidepressants, drinking soy milk, a vegetarian diet, or even psychological factors.

While obtaining actual testosterone replacement is problematical for women in America, there are several courses of action, some pharmaceutical, some through supplements, some through diet, and some through simple lifestyle changes. Test Boosters. Change Your Body Fat Set Point. Your set point is the point at which you tend to stabilize in bodyweight. But that "set point" can be moved. Result? Less fat and more muscle. How your body works isn't determined just by the DNA code you were born with, but by what your genes do. Burn 450% More Calories Without Cardio. T-Bar Landmine Row with Towel Grip. 10 Landmine Exercises You’ve Never Tried - and Should. Core Training That Isn't Stupid. Core Training That Isn't Stupid. The Eat As Much As You Want Diet.

8 Minutes to Awesome. Respect the basics. A steady diet of push-ups and pull-ups will help you hit some pretty awesome gym numbers. Part of what makes Hershel Walker a beast is his relentless daily workout habits, like hundreds of push-ups, sit-ups, and sprints. High-rep bodyweight exercises strengthen joints, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage. Eccentric Training for More Muscle. Overloading the eccentric or negative phase of your lifts can ramp up protein synthesis and trigger muscle growth. How to Stay Strong When Dieting. You can maintain strength while dieting. In some cases, lifters even get stronger later while weighing less. If you're smart about diet and training.

The key is managing your calorie deficit in an intelligent and timely manner, and adjusting training based on your goals. Ideal macros. Protein intake should be 1 gram per pound of bodyweight, fat intake should be 20% of total caloric intake, and the rest should be from carbs. An Old Myth That Needs Die. The Posture Cure. Fix Your Puny Calves, Traps, Abs and Pecs. Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge. Mega Feature: Layne Norton Training Series + Full Power/Hypertrophy Routine (Updated 2011) Power Hypertrophy Upper Lower (P.H.U.L.) Workout. 5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength. Johnnie Jackson Posing Tutorial. How to Pose in Bodybuilding: Front Double Biceps.

"Fierce 5" Comprehensive Program List. Hellraiser Training: Solo Overview. Beginner's Guide to Female Bodybuilding and Fitness. Baby Got Back Routine.