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by mick8
Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Question about the 5x5 Program
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pdellorto wrote:No, I'm an amateur MMA athlete. My coach is John Impallomeni, who co-wrote Built Like A Badass with Joe D. and Jeff Carr.
Thanks. Btw would you recommend WSFSB for non-athletes?
by mick8
Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Question about the 5x5 Program
Replies: 10
Views: 5823

5x5 is in the sweet spot between strength and size. 5 reps means you're using a fairly heavy weight and 5x5 means 25 reps which is fairly significant volume. To specialize in strength you might want to explore the 1-3 rep/set range and for size you might want to try the 50-100 reps/workout range. A...
by mick8
Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Question about the 5x5 Program
Replies: 10
Views: 5823

Question about the 5x5 Program

This topic had been discussed here http://exrx.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4358&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=myofibril&start=15 but the last post was 2years ago so i decided to start a new thread. Maybe the mods can merge it. I've got a good grasp of Myofibrial Hypertrophy & sarcoplasmic Hypertr...