Three Pillars of Hypertrophy Training

Updated: Aug 16, 2019

Hypertrophy training, regardless of the muscle group or goal in mind, is dependent on a small handful of mainstays in order to be considered successful or worthwhile. Below, I have outlined those mainstays, called the Three Pillars of Hypertrophy Training.

1. Quality of the rep

In my opinion, the quality of the rep is the most important factor in hypertrophy training, if I was forced to pick one. Whether you're training hypertrophy movements in order to build up a lagging body part, or training the movement in order to directly assist a compound movement, such as a competition lift