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Muscle-Specific Hypertrophy: Biceps, Back and Lower Body

Muscle-Specific Hypertrophy: Biceps, Back and Lower Body

In Part 1, we discussed the fiber type composition and biomechanics of the chest, triceps, and shoulders. In this installment, we’ll cover the other major muscle groups. Read the full article on SimplyShredded. Read the original on T-Nation.

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Muscle-Specific Hypertrophy: Chest, Triceps and Shoulders

Muscle-Specific Hypertrophy: Chest, Triceps and Shoulders

Building a massive physique, unfortunately, requires a more measured approach than simply trying to heave as much weight as humanly possible. To know how to best train a muscle, you have to first understand its physical structure, specifically its biomechanics and fiber type composition. This information helps you select the correct rep ranges, weekly volume, and rest periods for optimal […]

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Muscle-Specific Hypertrophy Addendum: Intensity and Fiber-Specific Hypertrophy

Muscle-Specific Hypertrophy Addendum: Intensity and Fiber-Specific Hypertrophy

I received some very good questions about a fundamental axiom underlying my Muscle-Specific Hypertrophy articles, namely that slow twitch fibers have a higher optimum volume for muscle growth than fast twitch fibers. Is that really true? Note to readers: If you already believe this to be true, you can stop reading here, because I won't show you anything new. Although […]

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2 Autoregulation methods to improve your training progress

2 Autoregulation methods to improve your training progress

Autoregulation, periodization, deloading, recovery, fatigue… these concepts are thrown around a lot without specification of what they mean, often because the person using these terms only has a vague notion him- or herself and is mainly using the term to sound sophisticated. To cut through the confusion, in this article I’ll share 2 concrete and well defined autoregulation methods you […]

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Education

Education

Interested in advancing your fitness education? The Bayesian PT Course offers a comprehensive education about everything related to muscle growth and fat loss. You will learn the full Bayesian Bodybuilding methodology and become a Certified Bayesian Personal Trainer if you pass the exam. Note: This page is for the original English language course. For the Dutch language PT Course, see […]

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9 Reasons why women should not train like men

9 Reasons why women should not train like men

Since my article on the natural muscular potential of women went viral with over ten thousand shares on Facebook alone, my inbox has been flooded with the question “How should women train and diet?” Here’s the answer.   But first, to put many of the differences between men and women in context, it helps to understand the evolution of gender […]

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Advanced Bayesian Bodybuilding Techniques

Advanced Bayesian Bodybuilding Techniques

Autoregulatory Volume Training, muscle-specific hypertrophy, genetic assessment by body part, those are some of the more advanced concepts I apply in my program design. In this interview by Armi Legge I talk about these things and many other tips to make your training program more effective.   Listen to the full interview here.

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