10/20/2015, 3:50:30 AM
Health/Fitness & Nutrition
In this episode, Rob dives deep into the specifics of how to build a workout plan that will trigger muscle growth. Despite the title of this post, it's truly not a secret, but more of strategy for success that might be overlooked by most.
He discussed the difference between a hypertrophy style workout versus a strength building workout. They both have their benefits in helping to build lean muscle mass, but are quite different in their execution.
Hypertrophy workouts generally have 3 to 4 sets with an 8 to 12 rep range. Strength workouts usually have anywhere from 4 to 10 sets with a much smaller rep range, between 1 to 5 reps. You'll want to listen to podcast to hear Rob go into more detail about the strategies involved when trying to achieve the goal of building lean muscle.
OTHER THINGS YOU'LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE:
-How to be realistic about your goals
-Are you an Ectomorph, Mesomorph or Endomorph?
-Why adaptation is the key to success
-How often you should change your workout program
-Sample workout splits for building strength and hypertrophy
-Why it's important to trick the body as often as possible
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