If you need to add muscle mass and tone your body while training, there are certain rules that you must be aware of and certain ways to do that effectively without fracturing your muscle fibers from lifting too much weight. To gain muscle build up, you need to put more stress on the weight which means lifting more weight and pushing your body out of the comfort zone.
Powerlifters and bodybuilders alike use the bench press, deadlift, and squat to add muscle mass to their frame, and gain overall strength. For many lifters, there is a point along the arc of each repetition that is the weakest. As with any chain, it only takes one weak link along the way to prevent the completion of the repetition. Let’s check out a few techniques for isolating and correcting these weaker failure points in our major lifts.