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Excerpt — M.A.X. Muscle Plan

Triggering Muscle Growth

When it comes to muscle, protein is king. Although water makes up the majority of muscle tissue (approximately 70 percent of muscle weight), it is the protein component (approximately 25 percent of muscle weight) that is responsible for carrying out human movement.

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Sample Exercises 

Grasp the stem of a dumbbell with both hands. Sit at the edge of a flat bench or chair and bring the dumbbell overhead.

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MAX Strength Phase

The MAX Muscle Plan begins with a MAX strength phase. During this phase you’ll focus on lifting heavy weights in a low repetition range.

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