A popular theory among fitness professionals is that taking short rest periods between sets maximizes muscular growth. The theory is primarily based on the hormone hypothesis, whereby limiting inter-set rest promotes greater elevations in post-exercise growth hormone, IFG-1 and testosterone, and thu...
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Max Muscle Plan
The MAX Muscle Plan
Brad Schoenfeld, CSCS
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About The MAX Muscle Plan. . .
Widely regarded as one of America's leading strength and fitness professionals, Brad Schoenfeld has won numerous natural bodybuilding titles and has been published or featured in virtually every major fitness magazine. Now the 2011 NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year and best-selling author brings his expertise to a resource that has everything needed to complete a total body transformation in just six months.
The MAX Muscle Plan is packed with over 100 exercises and more than 200 photos that demonstrate the exercises and revolutionary, ready-to-use muscle building program. The book revolves around MAX - Mitogen Activated Xtreme training - mitogens being the chemical substances that encourage cells to remodel, a process essential to muscle growth. The scientifically proven program enhances mitogenic and other growth-oriented training responses to promote optimal muscle development and eliminate training plateaus.
The MAX Muscle Plan provides accessible, scientific explanations for everything readers are asked to complete. The book features a three-phase, six-month program for the entire body, helping readers increase their lean body mass, build muscle, and dramatically transform their bodies. Every exercise, every set, every repetition is mapped out for ease of implementation. The program is complemented by cardio guidelines and nutritional recommendations based on the latest scientific research.
Results from The MAX Muscle Plan speak for themselves. It is the blueprint for achieving - and maintaining - a total body transformation.
About the Author. . .
Brad Schoenfeld, MSc, CSCS, CSPS, CPT is widely regarded as one of America's leading strength and fitness experts. The 2011 NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year is a lifetime drug-free bodybuilder who has won numerous natural bodybuilding titles, including the All Natural Physique and Power Conference (ANPPC) Tri-State Naturals and USA Mixed Pairs crowns. As a trainer, he has worked with numerous elite-level physique athletes including many top pros.
Schoenfeld is the author of eight other fitness books, including Women's Home Workout Bible, Sculpting Her Body Perfect, 28-Day Body Shapeover, and the best-seller Look Great Naked (Prentice Hall Press, 2001). He is a former columnist for FitnessRX for Women magazine, has been published or featured in virtually every major fitness magazine (including Muscle and Fitness, MuscleMag, Ironman, Oxygen, and Shape), and has appeared on hundreds of television shows and radio programs across the United States. He also serves as a fitness expert/contributor to bodybuilding.com, diet.com and T-nation.com.
Certified as a strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and as a personal trainer by both the American Council on Exercise and the American College of Sports Medicine, Schoenfeld was awarded the distinction of master trainer by IDEA Health and Fitness Association. He is also a frequent lecturer on both the professional and consumer levels. He is currently pursuing his PhD in health science at Rocky Mountain University where his research focuses on the mechanisms of muscle hypertrophy and their application to resistance training.
Contents. . .
Chapter 1. The Science of Muscle Development
Chapter 2. MAX Periodization
Chapter 3. Exercises for the Back, Chest, and Abdomen
Chapter 4. Exercises for the Shoulders and Arms
Chapter 5. Exercises for the Lower Body
Chapter 6. MAX Break-in Routine
Chapter 7. MAX Strength Phase
Chapter 8. MAX Metabolic Phase
Chapter 9. MAX Muscle Phase
Chapter 10. MAX Nutrition
Chapter 11. The Cardio Connection