Almost every program works for a little while, even the bad ones. Some of the better one may work for a year or more. However, there comes a time when the body stops adapting and the gains stop. That’s why you need to add a little variety into your training every few months.
Strength coach Joe Defranco just commented in his recent blog that the biggest contributing factor to muscle hypertrophy is variety! Take a break from your current routine for a week or two and try these circuits out.
Ben Bruno shows us an awesome abdominal exercise. Not only does it build a crazy strong core, but it also improves hip mobility.. Two things every guy wants!
Staying with the variation theme, here’s ten bench press variations from Charles Poliquin. If your bench has been stuck for the past couple of months, sub one of these variations for the bench press and watch your max increase. Our favorites: Thick Bar and Bench with chains