Training with real intensity, day in and day out, takes dedication, sacrifice and mental stamina. It’s about pushing through those last few reps, even when your mind is telling you to stop, because in the end you know it will be worth it. It isn’t easy, but that’s why so few people actually achieve a ripped and lean muscular physique. This month, FitnessRx for Men is filled with scientifically based, hardcore and explosive training techniques to get you ripped and lean while building muscle. This is a whole new level of extreme training that isn’t for the faint of heart— it’s for those who are willing to put in the effort that it takes to see real results.
When it comes to achieving fitness goals, our cover model Greg Plitt is the go-to guy for advice. One of the world’s most popular fitness models, Greg has appeared on TV in Bravo’s “Work Out” and on more than 100 fitness magazines in the last few years. In “Explosive Total Body, Fat-Burning Workout” by Joe Pietaro, Greg takes us through a truly hardcore workout like you’ve never seen before. The intense workout boosts power, strength and endurance, and combines what a conventional bodybuilder, powerlifter or marathon runner might be doing. With chains, tires and more, this extreme program is perfect if you’ve hit a plateau and need a change of pace in your routine. “It will shock your body and get you outside in the fresh air and sunshine for a change so that when you get back to your gym, you’ll also get the benefits of muscle confusion,” said Greg. So, are you up for the challenge?
According to the latest cutting-edge research on ultimate fat loss, the best and most effective program involves both high-intensity interval training and longer endurance training. In “Combine Fast and Slow Cardio For Maximum Fat Loss and Fitness”, Thomas Fahey, Ed.D breaks down the science behind a program that will result in a ripped and lean physique in the fastest time. Train intensely— combining interval training, high speed weight training and cardio— and you will lose body fat while increasing muscle.
Research shows that creating muscle tension at high speeds is one of the best ways to increase muscle. In “Muscle Pump: Explosive High-speed Training for Bigger, Stronger Arms and Chest” by Thomas Fahey, Ed.D, find out how to take your fitness to the next level with explosive training. This revolutionary method is the best one for building muscle effectively and rapidly, increasing fat loss and creating long-term changes in muscles. By turning on biochemical pathways that trigger muscle hypertrophy and mobilize fat-burning hormones, explosive training will help you achieve that lean, athletic look. The training program for arms and chest utilizes cutting-edge science for ultimate results.
Diet is an essential component of a muscle-building program that is sometimes neglected— and it’s for this reason that many guys have trouble seeing results no matter how hard they train. In “Muscle Up: Eat to Grow”, Victor Prisk, M.D. take a scientific approach to building muscle through the foods you consume. When it comes down to it, how much and what you should be eating varies from person to person, but with Dr. Prisk’s guidelines, you’ll learn how to figure it all out in order to finally make the gains you’ve been striving for.
The rest of the issue is packed with the latest scientifically backed research to help you get ripped, build solid muscle and improve performance— so check out our workouts, advice and tips, and get to work! And for more, don’t forget to check out our website, www.fitnessrxformen.com.