Today’s we have a guest post from strength coach and fitness expert Jorden Pagel. I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Jorden over the last year, and we even roomed together in NYC for an event in June.
He’s a beast in the gym and a smart coach, and today he’s breaking down the best way to build muscle quickly. We’ve been covering fat loss quite a bit recently, so this is a refreshing post on a topic I know many of you are interested in as we approach the winter months.
The Most Effective Routine to Build Muscle
In our never-ending quest for gains, the question that often comes up is “What’s better for building muscle: total body workouts or split routines?” Each form of training has been used to help people pack on size, but is one way more effective than the other?
While the traditional ‘bro-split’ of training each muscle group once per week has become synonymous with bodybuilding and adding mass, things weren’t always that way. In fact, many old-school bodybuilders utilized total body workouts in order to hit all the major muscle groups multiple times per week.
So the question is, does one work better than the other?…