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Best hypertrophy training resources

For those seeking to maximize hypertrophic gains for themselves or their athletes or clients these books offer the latest research in the field and the knowledge needed to achieve hypertrophy. Reach massive gains with the help from one of these books.

Your time-tested system for rapid strength gains

The Overload System for Strength- The Overload System of Strength takes a step back in time to uncover the training methods used by the strongest lifters from the early to mid 1900s, providing a tested, proven approach to achieving strength gains in the shortest time possible.


The Complete Guide to Strength Training Methods

Introduce variety into your training programs

The Complete Guide to Strength Training Methods- The Complete Guide to Strength Training Methods is a unique compilation of more than 230 training techniques that will drive you toward your goals and help improve all aspects of fitness and performance, including strength, power, hypertrophy, endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular capacity.


Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle and Strength

Increase strength, build mass, and chisel your physique

Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle and Strength- Whether you seek to maximize muscle mass, strength, or fat loss, Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength, Third Edition, will deliver visible results with over 380 exercises and nearly 140 ready-to-use workouts.


Science and Development of Muscle Hypertophy

The definitive resource for maximizing muscle hypertrophy

Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy - Written by Brad Schoenfeld, PhD, a leading authority on muscle hypertrophy, Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy, Second Edition, is the definitive resource for strength and conditioning professionals, researchers, and instructors seeking information on muscle hypertrophy.


The M.A.X. Muscle Plan

Understand the science of building muscle

The M.A.X. Muscle Plan, 2.0, Second Edition - Leading fitness expert Brad Schoenfeld shows how to complete a total-body transformation with six months of targeted, periodized routines. The M.A.X. Muscle Plan 2.0 presents scientifically proven plans to help you increase lean body mass, build muscle, and achieve your best body ever.


Periodization of Strength Training for Sports

Proven periodization programs for 30 sports

Periodization of Strength Training for Sports - Periodization of Strength Training for Sports demonstrates how to use periodized workouts to peak at optimal times by manipulating strength training variables through six training phases—anatomical adaptation, hypertrophy, maximum strength, conversion to specific strength, maintenance, and peaking.


Serious Strength Training

A six-phase periodization program for building muscle mass and power

Serious Strength Training - Scientifically sound and research-based, Serious Strength Training is ideal for strength and conditioning experts and exercise scientists who want to know the best methods for developing greater muscle power and mass.


Dumbbell Training

Achieve fitness and sport performance goals with dumbbell training

Dumbbell Training - Dumbbell Training, Second Edition, will help you incorporate dumbbells into your training routines. It offers more than 110 exercises and 66 ready-to-use programs for increased power, speed, agility, and balance.


Your Workout Perfected

Fix the mistakes you may already be making to better achieve your goals

Your Workout Perfected - Your Workout PERFECTED separates fact from fiction to improve fitness, function and performance, fat loss, and physique. Comprehensive and practical, all exercises and workout programs are accompanied by step-by-step instructions, training advice, safety considerations, and variations.



Covers every detail of the contest prep process and beyond

Bodybuilding - Bodybuilding: The Complete Contest Preparation Handbook offers scientifically supported and experience-based guidelines to help you have your best show ever. There are detailed posing tips, food and fluid plans, strategies for contest weekend, and postshow recovery tactics.


Strength Training Anatomy

Like an X-ray inside every exercise

Strength Training Anatomy - This book provides you with an intricate look at strength training from the inside out. It demonstrates exercises for the entire body and shows how muscles all over the body interact with bones, tissue, and joints. With over 400 illustrations, this updated edition is your essential guide to effective and safe strength training.


Anatomy for Bigger, Stronger Arms

Over 100 exercises and 30 programs for massive arms!

Anatomy for Bigger, Stronger Arms - Best-selling author Frédéric Delavier brings his singular style to a resource designed to help serious weightlifters increase mass, definition, and strength in their biceps, triceps, and forearms. Delavier's Anatomy for Bigger, Stronger Arms is filled with over 330 full-color photos and 130 distinctive illustrations that highlight more than 100 exercises.