April 7, 2013

sungazersounds said: Hi Nick! Excellent blog. I always love your info. Have you heard of hypertrophy-specific training? There seems to be a lot of research backing up the protocol but I can never be sure. Any thoughts on what type of routine is really the most effective for inducing hypertrophy?

Nick’s three keys to hypertrophy:

1.) Time under tension (emphasizing eccentric training and slow repetitions)

2.) Cell swelling (da pump)

3.) Altering the metabolic milieu of the muscle (resting shorter periods between sets)

All the best,


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