The package components are as follows:
The M.A.X. Muscle Plan 2.0, Second Edition With CE Exam,
The M.A.X. Muscle Plan 2.0, Second Edition, text
- Continuing education exam (accessed online)
is packed with step-by-step directions for 106 of the most effective exercises and over 200 photos that demonstrate the revolutionary muscle-building program. The book's three-phase total-body program can be customized to a client’s individual needs to dramatically transform physique in just six months’ time. For those who are relatively new to resistance training or are coming back from a prolonged layoff, there is a M.A.X. break-in routine designed to prepare the body to deal with the rigorous nature of the M.A.X. Muscle Plan program. Further, there are chapters devoted to providing cardio training guidelines and nutrition recommendations, based on the latest scientific research, that complement the M.A.X. Muscle Plan program.
Results from The M.A.X. Muscle Plan 2.0
speak for themselves; thousands have successfully transformed their bodies by following the program. It is the blueprint for achieving—and maintaining—maximal muscle development. Upon completing the book, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.Learning Objectives
After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
- Describe the basic principles of muscle hypertrophy.
- Identify the different types of periodization used to structure an exercise program.
- Implement exercises for the back, chest, abdomen, shoulders, arms, and lower body.
- Explain how to incorporate a warm-up for an effective workout.
- Discuss the program specifics and structure of the M.A.X. Muscle Plan.
- Apply the principles discussed to improve muscular strength.
- Practice how to use metabolic training techniques to improve strength gains.
- Recognize nutrition strategies to optimize performance and muscular gains.
- Analyze the relationship between strength training and cardio training.
- Address common questions about employing the M.A.X. Muscle Plan.
This book and exam are not affiliated with Joe Wells Enterprises or MAX Muscle Sports Nutrition.
Personal trainers, strength and conditioning professionals, and other certified fitness professionals working with individuals seeking to transform their physical appearance.
Chapter 1. The Science of Hypertrophy: What Makes Muscles Grow?
Chapter 2. M.A.X. 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. M.A.X. Warm-Up
Chapter 7. M.A.X. Break-In Routine
Chapter 8. M.A.X. Strength Phase
Chapter 9. M.A.X. Metabolic Phase
Chapter 10. M.A.X. Muscle Phase
Chapter 11. M.A.X. Nutrition
Chapter 12. The Cardio Connection
Chapter 13. The M.A.X. Muscle Plan 2.0 Q&A
Brad Schoenfeld, PhD, CSCS,*D, CSPS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, FNSCA, is internationally regarded as one of the foremost authorities on muscle hypertrophy. The 2011 National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Personal Trainer of the Year, Schoenfeld is a lifetime drug-free bodybuilder who has won multiple natural bodybuilding titles. As a personal trainer, he has worked with numerous elite-level physique athletes, including many top pros.
Schoenfeld was the recipient of the 2016 Dwight D. Eisenhower Fitness Award, which is presented by the United States Sports Academy for outstanding achievement in fitness and for contributions to the growth and development of sport fitness through outstanding leadership activity. He was also the 2018 cowinner of the NSCA Outstanding Young Investigator Award. He is the author of multiple fitness books, including Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy and Strong & Sculpted. He has been published or featured in virtually every major fitness magazine and has appeared on hundreds of television shows and radio programs across the United States. Currently, he writes the “Ask the Muscle Doc” column for Bodybuilding.com.
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 300 peer-reviewed scientific papers and serves on the editorial advisory boards for several journals, including the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.
Schoenfeld is a full professor of exercise science at Lehman College in the Bronx, New York, and is director of the graduate program in human performance and fitness. He previously served as the sports nutrition consultant to the New Jersey Devils hockey organization.