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Progressive Overload Explained: Grow Muscle & Strength Today

Andre Adams
Andre Adams
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With any training regimen the body is always in a state of adaptation. To continuously improve performance over time, your training must be modified to increase the acute variables and progressively overload the muscles.
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Is a Calorie Surplus Necessary to Increase Skeletal Muscle Mass in Resistance Trained Female Athletes?

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Influenced by popular media and body image expectations; female strength athletes often engage in nutrition practices that may be counterproductive to a goal of skeletal muscle growth (hypertrophy). Many female strength athletes will pursue a goal of ...
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Hypertrophy: Back to the Basics

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, CNC 5
Gains don’t happen overnight. It takes your muscles time to respond and adapt to stimuli. Discover the resistance training program variables that will develop the strength gains and growth you or your client may be looking for.
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Meals for Gaining Muscle: The Right Nutrition for Muscle Growth

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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Gaining muscle is not quite as easy as going to the gym and lifting weights. That is just one part of the equation. In reality, gaining muscle requires two main things: a stimulus for growth and the energy to grow tissue.
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Built to Order: Strength and Size Considerations

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Originally appeared in the fall 2017 issue of the American Fitness Magazine. The desire to increase muscle size and strength have inspired their fair share of fads and pseudoscience, promising impressive gains if you do this or buy that. There is ...
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Muscular Development for Bodybuilders

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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  Orignally appeared in the winter 2019 issue of American Fitness Magazine.  “Most of my training in my adult life has been with the Phase 3 guidelines. I just didn’t know it until I became certified with NASM 15 years ago,” says Aaron Guy, NASM-CPT, ...
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Piriformis Stretches to Relieve Piriformis Syndrome

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Discomfort from too much sitting? Inactive glutes? Buttock and leg pain? Though small in size, the piriformis could have a big impact on keeping the human movement system moving smoothly. Addressing an overactive piriformis may be part of the solution. ...
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Muscular Hypertrophy Strategies for MMA Athletes

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By: Brian Sutton MS, MA, CES, PES, NASM-CPT Introduction The combative sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) has gained a great deal of popularity on both a national and international scale, particularly with the emergence of the Ultimate Fighting ...
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