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Back in the s, the coach of the German national weightlifting team came up with a novel plan to bulk up some of his lifters. The routine was characterized by intense, rigid work and rest structures — and for its results. If the name intimidates you, it should. But, if you have the intestinal fortitude to try it, the gains can be well worth the grueling effort. Achtung, baby. Order Now. For a full compendium of fitness knowledge, check out the Men's Health Encyclopedia of Muscle.
With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. More than 80 million people exercised using free weights and weight machines last year in the United States alone. That high level of interest and the complexity in developing all or some of the muscles in the human body strongly suggest the need for a research-based, all-encompassing guide to strength training. The chapters that follow feature exercises for 11 major muscle groups, along with sample training programs for maximizing strength or building muscle mass.