Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

An Amazing Technique That Can Make Your Gains Skyrocket While Others Have Reached A Sticking Point!


If you clearly understand and apply the principles involved in natural bodybuilding, you will experience very rapid muscle gains. However, over a long term, eventually a 'sticking point' or plateau in your training may be reached. It is at this point in training that further muscle gains can sometimes appear almost impossible. Sticking points are almost always a direct result of overtraining. More often than not, this plateau can be overcome with a brief layoff.

The reasons for such a "plateau" in muscle gains can vary. Applying some of these simple strategies below should quickly produce further muscle gains. Most guys mistakenly assume, when reaching a plateau, that their maximum muscular potential has been reached. That is simply not the case. Your true potential is incredibly high. Very few guys come close to even "scratching" their limits.

Now. Taking a brief layoff, is the first recommendation when experiencing a sticking point in your training. After returning to regular training, if you are still unable to increase your muscle size, two further strategies can be applied to produce bigger and better gains.

Increasing the current resistance on the exercise you are stuck on can stimulate extra muscle growth. This increase should not exceed more than twenty percent. For example, if you are using 100 pounds in a barbell curl for ten repetitions, the weight should be increased to 120 pounds. Adjusting the weight like this, will more than likely reduce your performance ability to three or four repetitions. However, if you perform all sets with maximum intensity of effort, the number of repetitions you are able to perform will quickly increase to ten or more.

Sometimes, an increase of poundage is not safe, due to the current level of weight already being used. In such cases, adding extra weight can pose a threat to your safety. So instead. Replace the exercise with an alternative. The change of exercise need not be drastic. For example. If you have reached a plateau in the bench press, you could replace it with the incline dumbbell press. Or, parallel dips. The alternative exercise should be included in the routine for three to four weeks. After this period, the regular bench press can used once again. You should notice significant gains very quickly after doing so.

If you are still unable to increase your muscle gains after applying these strategies and taking a brief layoff, overtraining is usually the cause. Instead of having another layoff, the number of sets you perform and the frequency of your workouts should be reduced. Overtraining results from the amount of exercise performed. Level of intensity is never the cause.

To compensate for overtraining, the amount of exercise performed should be reduced by approximately thirty percent. If you are currently exercising three times a week, your frequency should be reduced to two times a week. If you are currently training with ten total sets in a workout, that number should be reduced to a total of seven. Look. I have never seen or heard of anyone who after applying these strategies failed to make further muscle gains. Any exceptions are usually due to poor nutritional habits or not training with enough intensity of effort. Period.

Trent Brook is the Author of "Huge Gains Fast - How to Get More Rock-Hard Muscle Mass In A Month Than You Now Get All Year. His "Huge Gains Fast" muscle building program is an easy-to-follow system so simple and understandable it's fully explained to you in just 4 easy steps! The Revised Edition is now available online at his website, http://www.hugegainsfast.com


MORE RESOURCES:

The Fiscal Times

Kasich's Defense Diet: Cut the Fat and Build Muscle
The Fiscal Times
Ohio Gov. John Kasich is straddling the fiscal and defense hawk line as he enters a crowded Republican field of presidential candidates whose strong-on-defense rhetoric has sought to tap into — and stoke — the American public's anxiety over global ...

and more »


WatertownDailyTimes.com

Total Nutrition in Watertown offers supplements to build muscle, lose weight
WatertownDailyTimes.com
“We can help people build muscle in 45 to 90 days,” said the Alabama native, who completed a two-month training course at a Total Nutrition store in Columbus, Ga., before opening the Watertown location. The business is leasing the space in the multi ...



WTTV CBS4Indy

New Energy Wellness Program helps senior citizens strength train, build muscle
WTTV CBS4Indy
(July 1, 2015) – Mary Shambaugh is 78 years young and wants to enjoy every bit of her life. So she joined the New Energy Wellness Program through American Senior Living. “I was getting older and felt that I did not have the energy that I used to have.



Mstarz

Top 3 Foods That Help You Build Muscle
Mstarz
Building muscle not only comes from lifting weights; it also comes from choosing the correct food to eat. Sadly, devouring a plate of nachos isn't the right food we're talking about here—though it is damn delicious. No, what we're speaking of are ...



Luxoft Primed To Build Muscle In Tech Services
Nasdaq
is a developer of software and next-generation IT solutions to a global client base of mainly large multinationals. The company provides core and mission-critical custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and tech ...

and more »


POPSUGAR UK

Build Muscle, Burn Calories: Do-Anywhere Cardio-and-Strength Combo
POPSUGAR UK
There are no excuses for skipping this 20-minute workout; it requires no equipment, so no matter where you are, you can fit in a sweat session. Quick and effective, today's workout in our Better-Body Challenge mixes classic cardio moves with bodyweight ...

and more »


KMBC Kansas City

Family workouts for bodies, bonding | Health - KMBC Home
KMBC Kansas City
Higher weights with lower reps build muscle size and strength, while lower weights with higher reps build muscular endurance. Preadolescents shouldn't worry about increasing weight or reps; instead focus on movement with good form. When form breaks ...

and more »


The top 3 myths about protein for women - Daily Commercial: Lifestyles
Daily Commercial
What do you picture when you think of women who consume protein to build muscle? If you envision bodybuilders or associate the consumption of protein with getting “bulky,” it's time to reevaluate what you think you know. We got the protein scoop from ...



KTVQ Billings News

Black Orchid YogaBarre Studio offers new twist on fitness - KTVQ.com | Q2 ...
KTVQ Billings News
"As far as the ballet barre classes go, you're going to build muscle, strength, using light weights, we really look out for the alignment of the body and safety." "We actually have our classes and descriptions from beginner level to expert level," said ...

and more »


The Daily Advertiser

Keeping it natural in the bodybuilding world - The Advertiser
The Daily Advertiser
In addition to bodybuilding personal training clients, Garrett runs his own fitness business called Mobile Muscle and has his own line of natural supplements that help burn fat and build muscle. Much like the athlete himself, Garrett said 'Rezultz ...


Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.