HST (Hypertrophy Specific Training)


Hypertrophy-Specific Trainingâ„¢ arose out of the research looking at both the stimuli and mechanisms for muscle cell hypertrophy. Hypertrophy-Specific Training (HST) is based on physiological principles of hypertrophy first discovered in the laboratory. These principles were then organized into a “method” of mechanically loading the muscle to induce hypertrophy. Of course, translating these principles into applicable methods (sets & reps & schedules) brings in some possibility of error. As the science continues to explore the exact mechanisms of muscle hypertrophy, this error will be whittled away.  Continue reading

5 Steps that make muscle growth impossible


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You know that feeling you get when you want to workout or get in shape for the first time and you have all that zeal, will-power and motivation to get those BIG biceps or toned chest and that? What’s the first thing we do? that’s it!! jump online, google search and our good ol’ friend YouTube and fitness magazines then we do what? yep we replicate what we have just read and seen but when we see it’s not working for us we’re like “ahhh forget this” and we give up or hit the net again for another solution…well check this post out, because I’m a real person like you trying to get the same results like you so yes i fall short at times and get fed up but not since these 5 steps hit me in my dream last night have a read as i share my dream with you…… Continue reading