As bodybuilders and physique enthusiasts, we strive to create a symmetrical, proportional physique. During the quest of building such a physique, it is common to have muscles that are lagging in development compared to the rest of the body. In order to bring these lagging muscles' development up to match the rest of the body's development, they must receive focused, intense training.
This series will lay out training routines specifically created to bring up lagging muscles' development. So if you have a muscle group you need to bring up, READ ON!
|Stubborn Muscle Hypertrophy Workouts (Chapters 1-3)
You strive to create a symmetrical, proportional physique. This book will lay out step-by-step training routines specifically created to bring up lagging muscles' development.
|Chapter 4: Specialized Back Hypertrophy Program.
There are two large muscles that cover almost the entire back. They are the trapezius and latissimus dorsi.
|Chapter 5: Specialized Arm Hypertrophy Program.
The biceps are the muscle most commonly requested to be flexed. Though the triceps are equally impressive, these posterior muscles do not get the same attention as the biceps.
|Chapter 6: Specialized Leg Hypertrophy Program.
The quadriceps are the muscles of the anterior (front) leg. As the name implies, the quadriceps are made up of four muscles: the rectus femoris, vastus medialis, vastus lateralis and vastus intermedius.
|Chapter 7: Specialized Delts/Traps Hypertrophy Program.
Nothing stands out on something like a nice pair of deltoids (shoulders). Whether the shoulders are large and wide or tight and toned, they are an eye catcher.
|Chapter 8: Specialized Calf Hypertrophy Program.
Each group of lower leg muscles performed as specific task. The anterior muscles are dorsiflexors at the ankle (bringing the top of the foot toward the leg) and extensors of the toes (lifting the toes off the ground). The lateral muscles evert the foot (lift the lateral side off the ground).
|Chapter 9-10: Specialized Ab & Cardio Hypertrophy Program.
If you wish to do direct ab training, I recommend training abs two times a week as follows ...
|Chapter 11-13: Specialized Nutrition & Supplementation For A Hypertrophy Program.
I recommend following a hypercaloric diet while this Hypertrophy program. In order to gain lean muscle you need sufficient calories. Here are some innovative ways of keeping those stubborn muscles growing and fatigue from taking over!