hypertrophy

An iron junkie like yourself can’t train all the movements at high intensity in one session because, ironically, you’re too strong to maintain that.
Everyone knows typical gym training begins with three sets of ten. But what happens when you do ten sets of three? Give it a try for six weeks and see how fast you grow in size and strength.
Which is better, bodyweight exercise or weight training? The answer is neither is better. In fact, often you will get more benefit if you use both approaches together.
The most recent study is yet another win for occlusion training. Researchers investigated the short-term effects of reduced blood flow during training.
Joe Weider was the founder of bodybuilding as we know it today. He also created the "Super Set Principle," and think what you want about bodybuilding, but these are great for building strength.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: female body image, CrossFit censorship, avoiding burn out, hypertrophy, and more!
The title says it all. Here’s how you grow a pair of biceps, hamstrings, shoulders, and quads, as well as a good hefty pair of mental muscles, too.
Wave loading within a session is based on a trick called post-tetanic facilitation. One of the most famous ways to do this is with the 1-6 workout system used by Ian King and Charles Poliquin.
Bodybuilding has been looked at as the redheaded stepchild in terms of a training modality, but in truth it can be a potent modality to complement and aid in the development of the weightlifter.
What's better for hypertrophy: less sets and higher reps, or more sets with fewer reps? And how do rest intervals play in? An upcoming study suggests lower rep schemes might be more effective.
A well-developed chest is one of more popular goals of men in the weight room. Let’s take a look at the chest anatomy and kinesiology to determine which exercises are best.
We all have different goals, but many of us lift the same way. Scientists looked at four different lifting protocols and their affect on the body. This info may help you adjust your training.
New research busts the myth that aerobic exercise is counterproductive to strength and hypertrophy. That's right, aerobic exercise may actually HELP you gain strength and hypertrophy.
Broscience is all over the gym. Even where you least suspect it. Maybe you've heard of muscle recruitment and the Henneman Size Principle. Did you know most people have it all wrong in application?
Don't be afraid to say it - hypertrophy. You might have a use for it. In fact, it could be great for building muscle, leaning out, and boosting your health. Here's how I advise you do it.
When it comes to developing hypertrophy of the muscles, the numbers of reps and sets is an oft-debated topic. New research takes and look and determines what works best.
Which method is best for gaining strength and building hypertrophy - linear or nonlinear periodization? New research examines 20 men and 4 lifts over the course of 12 weeks to determine the answer.