The late Mike Mentzer won the Mr. Universe contest in , and he used Mentzer obviously thought high-intensity training a superior way to. The original high-intensity training system gets an update for today’s gym warrior. Duty training system, Mike Mentzer (–) had only one goal. This way the primary movers, the larger muscles of the group, will do. The principles behind Mike Mentzer’s high-intensity workout system. Rest- pause is another excellent method of transcending failure. Divide your body parts .

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By all accounts, Jones was a genius on many levels, but no one ever called him a “people person. High-intensity bodybuilding advice from the first man to win a perfect score in the Mr.

HIT has long been known to be the way to build muscle mass. One of the underpinnings of HIT is outright hard work and intensity, but how is that defined? Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Mentzer’s tips on weight training make a lot of sense, it’s difficult to argue with what he says when you can see the results throughout the book, and I’ve started training using his method – too early to say whether it works or not, though am already stepping up the amounts of weight I can lift.

The New HIT involves all the basic machine and free-weight exercises. How bodybuilders can fight post-show depression, how to eat carbs and stay lean, and what to do if squats make you hurt. It’s an excellent book for the type of training. I played around half-assedly with this idea a year or so back. English Choose a language for shopping. He was we The amazing Mike Mentzer with John Little shares his profound knowledge of physiology and body building.


The team with the best athletes and the best coaches still wins. Aug 08, Jamessteeleii rated it it was amazing. Well, we were off on vacation for 15 days. Originally Posted by wookalark. Nick, your experience is similar to mine.

As a result, they got a hell of a workout— if they could make it through the routine. Because the vast majority of people who have the best genetic potential for building muscle can’t train themselves efficiently. You really must be doing shorter but more intense more effort sessions but such sessions must be done more OFTEN.

High-Intensity Training the Mike Mentzer Way by Mike Mentzer

On the other hand, resting longer than 96 hours between workouts seemed to cause muscle atrophy to some degree. Yet all these people admitted they’ve never read any of the HIT books and have never actually tried this method of training.

Casey Viator contracts his muscular arms and back. Jones figured that most bodybuilders, if they knew anything at all, knew mejtzer difference between strict and cheating repetitions on the barbell curl.

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The Westside training regimens Westside Barbell is a top PL group Popularized limiting the time spent in which gym for any one muscle group. Training -IS- a huge time suck for many of us.


Rob, thanks for the report. The Zane Body Training Manual. Lobo says May 30, This is basically pretty much in line with what Trauning Kieser has been advocating for years. Thus, we reduced systematically over time from five, to four, to three, to two times in two weeks, which also helped.

It certainly worked well for Hudlow. There are several ways to organize your training week, but one split is superior for the vast majority of lifters. America winners, I appreciate and admire Wilbur Miller. This experimental workout lasted about 20 minutes only during which I tried these principles with pullups, behind the neck shoulder presses, preacher curls and side lateral raises for shoulders. For 90 percent of his exercising, he never used an Olympic barbell. High-intensity training, in a nutshell, is getting maximum results in minimum time.

Adequate recovery and nutrition seem just as important — if not more so.

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A intesity muscular exhaustion I have never felt into a deep deep awesome soreness that lasts about 3 days, with minor soreness into day 5. Mike Mentzer did not develop his body with machines. German volume training, for instance, advocates up to 10 sets for each exercise. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.