Now Offering My Eight eBook Volume On HIT and Volume Bodybuilding Training

Now Offering My Eight eBook Volume On HIT and Volume Bodybuilding Training
Now on Amazon,Google Play,Nook and Kobo

A lot of very beneficial information.....Different HIT exercises I haven't heard of before” -W. Pruitt

Techniques in these books are Fantastic….would recommend to any and all HIT trainers” -A. Gutierrez

" Five star all the way. Every HIT training method is covered in these books. Love them” -J. Berndt

Finally a comprehensive volume of nine books on both High Intensity(HIT) and Volume Bodybuilding Training!

There are many unique training programs contained in my books that give bodybuilders new techniques to increase his/her muscle building potential.

Complete explanation of:

  • Pre-exhaust routines

  • Double pre-exhaust

  • Reverse pre-exhaust

  • Forced reps

  • Pure negatives

  • Negative accentuated

  • Superslow

  • Extended Reps

  • Static Holds

  • Isometrics

  • Zone partials

  • Burn reps

  • Rolling static partials

  • HIIT-Lose weight FAST with Interval Training!

  • Unilateral training- why it works better than traditional training

  • Why training smarter -not longer builds muscle faster!

  • How to implement Progressive Overload and Double Progressive Overload to Supercharge Muscle Gains

  • Learn how to determine the ideal training frequency for your body type

  • Which supplements to take to safely build lots of muscle

  • Much more!

All programs are fully-explained with complete workout routines for each different technique.

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Working past sticking points


Sticking points can be one of the most frustrating things a weightlifter, powerlifter or bodybuilder can go through. After months of intense training there can be nothing to show for it in the way of size or strength increases. How do we work past a sticking point?

Using the barbell curl as an example, the bar usually stops at midpoint in a maximum attempt or during a training set. This is due to the extreme leverage swings during the lift. The maximum resistance level is experienced at this point. This limits the amount of weight that can be used during the exercise even though additional resistance could be used at other zones.

There are several methods to break through sticking points. I will highlight some here.

  • Partial zone reps
Load the bar as heavy as you can and complete 6-8 reps at the middle zone of the curl , making sure you go to muscular failure.
Do 2-3 sets of 6-8 reps.

  • Lighter training
Lighten up the weight on the bar and increase your rep count. Do 2-3 sets of  10,12 and 15 reps if you have been doing sets in the 6-8 rep range. Your body gets used to doing the same old routine even if you have been training with maximum intensity, so change it up frequently to boost new growth.

  • Train helper muscles
Take a break from barbell curls and focus on increasing the strength in your forearm muscles using grippers, ball squeezes, wind-ups and reverse curls. By taking off  from direct work on the barbell curl and focusing on related muscles you allow your biceps to fully recoup and bring up the strength on a muscle that assists you in the barbell curl. You will see new strength when you return to the barbell.

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