It is not only possible to gain muscle with a minimal amount of basic exercises, it might also be the best approach.

Charles Staley’s Escalating Density Training (EDT) is a weight training approach focused on hypertrophy, which groups exercises based on time-limited periods.

Training two days a week might actually be optimal for some people, based on their needs.

There is perhaps no author more associated with “minimalist weight training” routines than Stuart McRobert. Check out his original workout routine.

Learn how to pack on pounds of lean muscle mass, despite being a so-called hardgainer.

A minimalist training routine is a perfect option for many as it allows you to train hard and heavy, maximizing recovery and avoiding burnout.