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, MSc, CSCS, CSPS, CPT is widely regarded as one of America’s leading strength and fitness experts. 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 trainer, he has worked with numerous elite-level physique athletes including many top pros.
Schoenfeld is the author of eight other fitness books, including Women’s Home Workout Bible, Sculpting Her Body Perfect, 28-Day Body Shapeover, and the best-seller Look Great Naked (Prentice Hall Press, 2001). He is a former columnist for FitnessRX for Women magazine, has been published or featured in virtually every major fitness magazine (including Muscle and Fitness, MuscleMag, Ironman, Oxygen, and Shape), and has appeared on hundreds of television shows and radio programs across the United States. He also serves as a fitness expert/contributor to bodybuilding.com, diet.com and T-nation.com.
Certified as a strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and as a personal trainer by both the American Council on Exercise and the American College of Sports Medicine, Schoenfeld was awarded the distinction of master trainer by IDEA Health and Fitness Association. He is also a frequent lecturer on both the professional and consumer levels. He is currently pursuing his PhD in health science at Rocky Mountain University where his research focuses on the mechanisms of muscle hypertrophy and their application to resistance training.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
“The Max Muscle Plan is a rare combination of rigorous science and practical experience, with no hype or wishful thinking.”
Author of The New Rules of Lifting and The Big Book of Muscle
“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.”
Mr. America and Mr. Universe
“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
Founder and CEO of Peak Performance
“In The Max Muscle Plan, Brad offers programs that are scientifically sound, giving you maximum results in minimum time.”
Author of Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle
“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 of Girth Control: The Science of Fat Loss & Muscle Gain
“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!”
International fitness presenter.
“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, CSCS
Author of Bodyweight Training Anatomy
“The MAX Muscle Plan is a long-term, periodized template guaranteed to help you smash through training plateaus. Book of the Month!”
Muscle and Fitness Magazine
“You can read an endless variety of information about muscle building on web sites, books and magazines, but finding an author that gets the complete package — from workouts to nutrition — just about right, is very rare. Brad Schoenfeld is your ‘go to’ man for instructional texts.”
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