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Japanese scientists from the Mie University School of Medicine found that training in a low-oxygen environment promoted muscle hypertrophy and strength. Muscle and strength increased more when training in an altitude chamber (16 percent oxygen, which created a simulated altitude of 7,243 feet), compared to training at sea level.
A good chest is a man's pride! What if I told you, you could build a good chest without decline bench?
Almost every health club and college physical education program on the planet has a core training class, which specifically targets muscles in the thorax that support the spine. The basic concept behind these classes is...
Adding a new training method to your program called high-intensity resistance training (HIRT) involving high speed eccentric exercise may be just what the arm doctor ordered to help you build large, shapely, powerful arms in record time.
An Ohio State University study on rabbits, led by Thomas Best, found that 30 minutes of compressive force simulating a Swedish massage promoted recovery in the tibialis anterior muscle (shin muscle) and reduced white blood cell response following intense eccentric contractions (lengthening contractions; negatives).
What’s the best diet, training and supplementation plan for losing fat faster than a celebrity can confess to his or her latest transgression? OK, maybe it doesn’t work as fast as a contrived tear-filled bullsh@# confession, but there are scientifically valid ways to approach this problem.
A study from New Zealand showed that performing box squats (3 sets of 3 reps, three minutes rest between sets) followed by jump squats (3x3, three minutes rest) caused greater increases in salivary testosterone and cortisol than performing strength or power exercises alone.
When I walk into my gym I often see familiar faces walking on the treadmills or methodically cranking away on the elliptical machines. When I finish my workout some of the same people are still plodding on the same equipment. And unfortunately, these people are still carrying the same body fat they had when I joined this gym two years ago.
Packing on muscle is not just about what you do in the gym; it requires staunch attention to nutrition, as well. Both the types and quantity of nutrients that you consume will have a profound effect on your muscular gains.