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A Japanese drop set a final set of 25 reps performed at the end a of workout
Just like other types of drop set it is a great intensity boosting technique that fatigues the full spectrum of muscle fibres....
- Drop sets are a technique where exercise is continued with a lower resistance once muscle failure has been achieved at a higher resistance. Drops sets are considered to be one of the most difficult training systems used in weight lifting. Strength drop sets work by allowing the muscles to produce near maximum contractions on every repetition....read more
- The brachialis lies underneath the biceps brachii. It is an often overlooked muscle in training, but when it grows it literally pushes the biceps up making it look larger. Training the brachialis is best achieved by putting the biceps into a mechanically disadvantaged position. You do this by using a hammer grip or a pronated grip. Compared to the biceps brachii the brachialis is comprised of more slow-twitch muscle fibres. It responds better to slow tempo training....read more
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One of the main priorities most guys have when training in the gym is to build bigger arms.
Everyone loves training biceps. If Monday is "National Chest Day" in all the gyms around the country, then Tuesday has got to be "National Biceps Day"....
- What you need to know… You cannot maximise your strength and hypertrophy gains if you also contribute significant time to endurance training. Endurance training hinders adaptations to strength training because it stimulates muscular and neural adaptations that conflict with the strength training adaptations. Strength Training Vs Endurance Training Maximise your strength training gains by avoiding endurance training. Endurance training hinders Continue Reading...read more
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Learn how to maximise your growth hormone (GH) levels naturally to get stronger, build muscle, burn fat and slow down the aging process. This article will tell you everything you need to know to increase your GH and make sure it is balanced with your other hormones....