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Max Muscle Plan

The MAX Muscle PlanThe MAX Muscle Plan
Brad Schoenfeld, PhD

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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1450423876


Anyone who wants to optimize muscular development!

About The MAX Muscle Plan. . .

Widely regarded as one of America's leading strength and fitness professionals, Brad Schoenfeld has won numerous natural bodybuilding titles and has been published or featured in virtually every major fitness magazine. Now the 2011 NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year and best-selling author brings his expertise to a resource that has everything needed to complete a total body transformation in just six months.

The MAX Muscle Plan is packed with over 100 exercises and more than 200 photos that demonstrate the exercises and revolutionary, ready-to-use muscle building program. The book revolves around MAX - Mitogen Activated Xtreme training - mitogens being the chemical substances that encourage cells to remodel, a process essential to muscle growth. The scientifically proven program enhances mitogenic and other growth-oriented training responses to promote optimal muscle development and eliminate training plateaus.

The MAX Muscle Plan provides accessible, scientific explanations for everything readers are asked to complete. The book features a three-phase, six-month program for the entire body, helping readers increase their lean body mass, build muscle, and dramatically transform their bodies. Every exercise, every set, every repetition is mapped out for ease of implementation. The program is complemented by cardio guidelines and nutritional recommendations based on the latest scientific research.

Results from The MAX Muscle Plan speak for themselves. It is the blueprint for achieving - and maintaining - a total body transformation.

About the Author. . .

Brad Schoenfeld, PhD, CSCS, CSPS, CPT, FNSCA is widely regarded as one of the leading strength and fitness experts in the United States. The 2011 NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year is a lifetime drug-free bodybuilder who has won numerous natural bodybuilding titles, including the All-Natural Physique and Power Conference (ANPPC) Tri-State Naturals and USA Mixed Pairs crowns. As a personal trainer, Schoenfeld has worked with numerous elite-level physique athletes, including many top pros. Also, he was elected to the National Strength and Conditioning Association's Board of Directors in 2012.

Schoenfeld is the author of multiple consumer-oriented fitness books, including Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy and Strong and Sculpted (formerly Sculpting Her Body Perfect). He is a regular columnist for Muscular Development magazine, has been published or featured in virtually every major fitness magazine (including Muscle and Fitness, Men's Health, Ironman, Oxygen, and Shape), and has appeared on hundreds of television shows and radio programs across the United States.

Schoenfeld earned his PhD in health promotion and wellness at Rocky Mountain University, where his research focused on elucidating the mechanisms of muscle hypertrophy and their application to resistance training. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers and serves on the editorial advisory boards for several journals, including the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. He is an assistant professor of exercise science at Lehman College in the Bronx, New York, and heads their human performance laboratory.

Contents. . .

Chapter 1. The Science of Muscle Development
Chapter 2. MAX Periodization
Chapter 3. Exercises for the Back, Chest, and Abdomen
Chapter 4. Exercises for the Shoulders and Arms
Chapter 5. Exercises for the Lower Body
Chapter 6. MAX Break-in Routine
Chapter 7. MAX Strength Phase
Chapter 8. MAX Metabolic Phase
Chapter 9. MAX Muscle Phase
Chapter 10. MAX Nutrition
Chapter 11. The Cardio Connection

What People are Saying. . .

"The Max Muscle Plan is a rare combination of rigorous science and practical experience, with no hype or wishful thinking."

Lou Schuler
Author, The New Rules of Lifting

"Brad Schoenfeld knows muscle 'n' might, where it comes from, and how it gets here because he's studied it, practiced it, and insisted on it. Read his words and ideas in The Max Muscle Plan, put them into action, and grow."

Dave Draper
Mr America and Mr. Universe

"Brad's exceptionally in-depth scientific knowledge enables him to effectively relay concepts and applications in a conversational tone that makes his material a breeze to read. Books in the area of exercise programming typically lack organization, cohesiveness, and practicality. Brad's book has these qualities in spades - all while maintaining technical accuracy."

Alan Aragon, MSc
Author, Girth Control

"The Max Muscle Plan is based on the latest scientific research and will help anyone put on muscular size in a smart and productive way."

Joe Dowdell, CSCS
Celebrity trainer and founder of Peak Performance

"YIn The Max Muscle Plan, Brad offers programs that are scientifically sound, giving you maximum results in minimum time."

Tom Venuto<
Author, Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle

"If you're looking for scientifically proven training strategies you can immediately use to get bigger and stronger, look no further than Brad Schoenfeld's, MAX Muscle Plan. Brad simplifies the science and provides you with a simple to follow, no BS workout plan for getting the most out of each and every workout in order to maximize your muscle gains!"

Nick Tumminello
International Fitness Professional

"Brad Schoenfeld's scientific approach to strength training is much needed in this day and age. Whether you're looking to gain muscle, lose fat, or improve your appearance, Brad's MAX Muscle Plan will help you get there in the shortest amount of time possible"

Bret Contreras, MA
AuthorBodyweight Training