Tag Archives: Advanced

Eccentric Training: Negative Overloading for Hypertrophy

I remember doing concentration curls back in the early days of my training.  I was in the high school gym and an older teammate on the football team gave me a tip.  He advised me to slowly lower the weight … Continue reading

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Muscle Explosion 2.0 Review

Nick Nilsson has updated Muscle Explosion, a program I reviewed a while back (you can check out my original review if you are interested). This program is based on the same principles as the original but he has tweaked it … Continue reading

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Hypertrophy Max Review Phase 4

Phase 4 of Hypertrophy Max is called Max Volume.  These workouts are designed to maximize (you guessed it) training volume.   You’ll hear them talk about the concept of over-reaching–doing more volume than you would normally do.  This can be very … Continue reading

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Hypertrophy Max Review Phase 3

Phase 3 of Hypertrophy Max is called Max Lactic.   As the name implies this training phase is focused on working out in a way to maximize lactic acid production. This looks like it would be the most painful part of … Continue reading

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Hypertrophy Max Review (Phase 2)

The second phase of Hypertrohy Max is called Max Density, meaning it is focused on increasing the efficiency of training–doing more work/training in less time.  Ben is the one who trains in this series (not Vince).   This style of training, … Continue reading

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Off The Floor: A Manual For Deadlift Domination Review

I recently had the chance to review Off the Floor: a Manual for Deadlift Domination by David Dellanave.  I’ve never heard of David before I read/reviewed this program, but he has a pretty impressive list of deadlift records under his … Continue reading

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Incline Curls for Bigger Biceps

I remember my years of training, when I’d spend hours browsing through the pages of Arnold’s Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding. This picture (or one very similar) really caught my attention, and incline dumbbell curls have been one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Hampton Strength Systems Review (Powerbuilding)

The folks at Critical Bench have a new program out called Hampton Strength Systems.  I’ve had the chance to look over it, so I’ll start my review with a summary of what you get with this program: Bench Mode Training … Continue reading

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Deadlift Dynamite Review

I’ve had the chance to read Deadlift Dynamite, written by Andy Bolton and Pavel Tsatsouline.  I was especially interested in this e-book because Bolton was the first man to deadlift over 1000 lb. (he’s done this twice in competition).  Here … Continue reading

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