hypertrophy

When it comes to planning your training: adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
This guide is dedicated to those who want to naturally reshape their bodies by building solid, quality muscle and either maintain or lose body fat in the process.
Here's how you can use research to guide your lifting life.
If you’re not training your muscles at different angles, you’re leaving precious gains on the table.
If you plan to see visible muscle growth, the hypertrophic effects of eccentric training mean you can include up to 50% of your resistance training workouts in the form of eccentric exercises.
Your genetics were done and dusted well before you were old enough to read this. So why worry about them? Focus on what you can do.
It's easy to forget that so many of the bodies we idolize in the magazines got there by less-than-honest means.
More work, less time, bigger pump. What's not to love?
Most people don’t need expensive equipment and complicated programming to reach their goals.
You can avoid your aversion to long, slow, boring cardio by mixing it into your lifting.
There are a few universal rules that everyone should follow no matter what your goal.
The ideal approach for most people's goals is to get the most work done in the smallest amount of time.
All that isolation work you're doing isn't just boring you to tears, it's failing to make you better.
If your goal is to get big safely, the number of plates on the bar isn't the most important thing.
Your biceps can hold you back on the bigger lifts just like any other muscle, so you can't just ignore them.
It’s time to put down the cable concentration curls and pick up some heavy stuff—really heavy stuff.