Pyramid Training For Strength And Hypertrophy

image of Bodybuilding.com Pyramid training, one of the oldest forms of weight training and bodybuilding, has been around the gym for over a century. During the late 19th century, athletes like Eugene Sandow changed weight lifting and strength training from side show performance to a science. The conventional method of pyramiding up in weight while … Continue reading Pyramid Training For Strength And Hypertrophy

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Overload Principle: Training with Purpose

Originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins. How do you know you’ve hit a plateau?Have you trained for countless hours with sparse results? Strict dieting with little to show for it? Strength training without the ability to increase weight? When was the last time you hit a PR, anyway? Plateauing happens to athletes at all … Continue reading Overload Principle: Training with Purpose

Ass To The Grass

The Importance Of Full Range Of Motion In Exercise Full reps or partial reps? Each has a place in your training, but according to recent research, full range of motion (full repetitions) produces greater growth. The study entitled Muscular adaptations and insulin-like growth factor-1 responses to resistance training are stretch-mediated involved participants who trained for … Continue reading Ass To The Grass