Many people train to either lose weight or build muscle, so with these specific training goals in mind it is important to understand the impact of the different types of training and nutrition in meeting these goals. In this excerpt from Elite Physique: The New Science of Building a Better Body we explore the core training principles you’ll need to know to build muscle or lose fat.
In this post we explore how to achieve maximal hypertrophy from your training plan. Adapted from Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy we explore how to gain maximal hypertrophy across various major muscle groups.
One part of the body that is open to debate when talking foam rolling is the iliotibial band (IT band). Should you foam roller your IT band and if so why?
Ruth has written a blog for Human Kinetics, giving us expert insight into myofascial release, with an explanation of how it works.
Expert trainer Nick Tumminello’s Building Muscle and Performance: A Program for Size, Strength & Speed fuses together the most effective exercises and progressions to form a high-octane, high-efficiency training programme. This guide includes hundreds of exercises and training plans, all designed to increase speed, athleticism and endurance. It also features strength and power lifts to help readers gain a lean, muscular physique. Through expert advice and detailed photo sequences readers are shown every movement, as well as a series of variations to increase or decrease difficulty. Normal Price: £18.99 | €28.90 HK Rewards: £15.19 | €23.12 Find out more
Muscular proportion and symmetry are created by intelligent exercise choices and not simply by chance.
At last, a research-based book that covers all facets of optimising the development of muscle and strength.
This book helps students of Personal Training understand how the body works and responds to exercise