The desire to build an impressive physique still holds true for a lot in the fitness world. Yes, being functional and practical have their places, but we all want the byproduct to be a nice looking, muscular, strong body to showcase all our hard work.
There is no better way to highlight these goals than to adopt a hypertrophy-based resistance training program. This type of training, also known as bodybuilding (referring to actually building the body’s musculature, not the sport), has ebbed and flowed over the years.
Functional cross training, weightlifting, and even powerlifting have stolen the spotlight as