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Mike McGurn

GERMAN VOLUME TRAINING (GVT) Hypertrophy Programme

One of the most effective, and proven, ways to gain muscle mass quickly is to the use German Volume Training (GVT). As the name suggests the stimulus of the programme is based on doing really high volume of lifting. The GVt has been advocated in the coaching and popular media as an effective training method to help athletes gain lean body mass and muscle size. It is believed that German weightlifting coach Rolf Fesser developed GVT  to assist his athletes who wanted to increase lean body mass. GVT works by... Read More

General training

BENCH PRESS Lie on you back on a bench with your feet flat on the floor slightly wider than shoulder width apart. The top part of your back and your bum should be the only two points of contact on the bench, with a natural curve in your lower back leaving a small gap between it and the bench. Pull your shoulder blades back and down towards your spine at the same time keeping your chest puffed out. Grab the bar with both hands about shoulder width apart wrapping your... Read More