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triangle workout??

Post by frankie123 » Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:17 am

My friend who graduated from my high skoo n just got bak from university for the long weekend came over to pay me a visit and holy, he got huge, he mentioned that he was doing this triangle workout that it confuses ur muscles. He mentioned something how you do different reps n sets each time. I don't really remember what he says so can some of u guys tell me how exactly does it work? he has also been taking creatine which i cudnt take coz i cant consume anything wit caffiene at all


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Post by frankie123 » Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:25 am

ok i did a search in google, it is called the pyramid workout

it goes

light weight - high reps

medium weight - mid reps

high weight - low reps

so does the weight i normally do right now goes into the medium range?

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Post by stuward » Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:40 am

I've used this type of training before and it's effective for strength training and I assume for Mass building. I've used 6,4,2,2,4,6 as a strength builder.

You probably want to check out this link.
http://www.gain-weight-muscle-fast.com/ ... ml#pyramid

The rep range in this example is 12,8,4,8,12. That would put it in the hypertrophy range and would probably do what you want.

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Post by Jungledoc » Wed Apr 07, 2010 10:25 pm

2-6 reps would usually be considered "low", 5-12 "med" and 10-15 or so "high." It's relative and inexact.

What are you doing now?

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Post by Ironman » Fri Apr 09, 2010 4:30 am

I like more around 8-12,6-8,3-6,3-6,6-8,8-12. Anything in those ranges is good for a volume hypertrophy plan. So maybe 10,7,4,5,8,12, or 9,6,3,5,8,10. Anything like that should be fine.


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