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Max Contraction Training

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"I had one little mini workout. I couldn't believe how short the workout was and how good I felt afterward ...This technique is going to change your life." --Tony Robbins, author of Awaken the Giant Within Bodybuilding pioneer John Little revolutionized the sport with his seminal books Power Factor Training and Static Contraction Training, both of which offered scientifically based systems for maximizing muscle gain in a mere fraction of the time required by traditional weightlifting techniques. Now, dozens of scientific trials later, he again revolutionizes bodybuilding technology with Max Contraction Training. Representing a quantum leap forward in fitness training, Max Contraction Training is the culmination of John Little's more than two decades of research and experimentation. It is the most efficient way ever devised for maximizing muscle fiber stimulation in the shortest period of time. Imagine a 10-second workout (yes, you read that right!) performed once a week that can stimulate up to 30 pounds of muscle growth! The Max Contraction system reveals why you do not need to spend hours a day and multiple days per week in the gym to have a muscular body.With Max Contraction Training, beginners and advanced bodybuilders alike can get faster workouts and more impressive gains than they ever thought possible. In this book, you'll find: Breakthrough techniques that MAXimize muscle fiber stimulation, four times more efficient than conventional techniques Optimal time frames for training muscles for maximum growth--many taking as little as 10 seconds to complete Ideal exercise structuring for a total workout routine customized to your needs and lifestyle Valuable nutritional guidelines for promoting rapid muscle growth The truth behind all the hype put out by supplement companies and how and why many supplements do more harm than good In addition, Little covers the stunning news that science has revealed as being the quickest way to stimulate pounds of muscle growth, the ideal structuring of exercises in a workout routine, the failure of conventional exercise methods, the optimal time frame to train your muscles for maximum growth--and much, much more. John Little is the author of more than 30 books on bodybuilding, martial arts, history, and philosophy and the coauthor of Power Factor Training and Static Contraction Training.He is the creator of the Max Contraction Training method of strength training ( and has worked alongside the biggest names in bodybuilding from Mike Mentzer and Arnold Schwarzenegger to Lou Ferrigno and Steve Reeves. His articles on health and fitness have been published in such magazines as Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Men's Fitness, Ironman, Inside Kung Fu, and Blackbelt

Author Biography

John Little is known and respected in martial arts and film circles as the world's foremost authority on the life and philosophy of Bruce Lee. He is the author of The Warrior Within, which offered the first formal presentation of Lee's philosophy. In 1998, Little produced, directed, and wrote the score for Bruce Lee: In His Own Words, which won the prestigious Toronto World-Wide Short Film Festival award for Best Documentary. Little's shooting script for this film resides in the Margaret Herrick Library in Beverly Hills, California, a branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Release date Australia
January 1st, 2004
  • General (US: Trade)
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United States
McGraw-Hill Professional
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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