Nick Jonas Specifies Strength for MMA

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I put on about 20 lbs. of muscle in a month and a half.” Nick Jonas went through an intense boot camp which included kickboxing, Muay Thai, grappling, and jiu-jitsu. Other exercises included in his routine were weighted pull-ups, dumbbell rows, crunches, dead-lifts, squats, dips, hammer curls, and more.

— Nick Jonas Takes Fitness Inspirations from MMA pro Fighter Juan “The Spaniard” Archuleta from foods4betterhealth

It is easier that you think to develop a muscular look (scientifically: Hypertrophy). Weight training is one of the quickest ways to develop your muscles. Check out the types of hypertrophy and how to develop in the Rep Intel Matrix.

Now, here’s the StratFit Science: MUSCLE FIBER STRUCTURE AND HYPERTROPHY: THE SCIENCE BEHIND GETTING JACKED

A certain amount of sarcoplasm is necessary for muscle function and will be developed through training. Heavy resistance training leads to a mix of Sarcoplasmic and Myofibrillar hypertrophy. Our job is to gear training to produce more of the latter than the former. Mostly Myofibrillar hypertrophy is found in elite weightlifters, powerlifters, and MMA fighters whereas more of the sarcoplasmic variety is found in trainees who train mostly with dumbbells and other non-movement based exercises.

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