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by ninjackn
Thu Nov 13, 2008 8:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: "The Truth About Cross Fit."
Replies: 9
Views: 7236

Obligatory quote: "A jack of all trades is a master of none." That aside, I want to draw parallels between crossfit and wiifit. In general we have people who see no activity start doing some activity (wiifit) and of course get great results. We then have the people who do some (random) activity (tre...
by ninjackn
Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Proportional Weight Targets
Replies: 53
Views: 28134

Bring this conversation back on topic, what's a good proportional weight between various exercises? Take for example you know your 1RPM for a given exercise (bench press), what's a good ratio between your benchpress and another exercise (squat)? From what I read on forums, power lifters often aim fo...
by ninjackn
Thu Oct 16, 2008 7:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The most efficient workout plan and how to periodize?
Replies: 8
Views: 6480

So I've been doing some reading (online) and daily undulating periodization (DUP) seems to fit my goals. Following the exrx periodization page (http://www.exrx.net/WeightTraining/Periodization.html) led me to the study done by Rhea "A comparison of linear and daily undulating periodized programs wit...
by ninjackn
Thu Oct 16, 2008 1:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The most efficient workout plan and how to periodize?
Replies: 8
Views: 6480

I'm 24. I've been lifting weights a little over a year now. My overall goal is general fitness with emphases in strength.

Thanks for the books recommendations. I will definitely look into that.
by ninjackn
Wed Oct 15, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The most efficient workout plan and how to periodize?
Replies: 8
Views: 6480

The most efficient workout plan and how to periodize?

Greetings ExRx forums members, So I've done some homework and I still have some questions in terms of exercise / workout efficiency and how to periodize. Given that you need 24-28 hours of rest after working a given muscle group the 3 working out 3 days a week seems like a good choice for the best a...