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Post by TimD » Fri Jun 09, 2006 10:19 pm

Matt. have you ever considered doing something called holistic training? It would fit well into a bodybuiding type of split, where you single out parts. I did something like this years ago when I was dabbling into bodybuilding. Say, chest day
BP 5-6 sets of 3-5 reps
DB Incline 3-4 sets of 8-10
Flat DB flye (or cable crossover) 2 X 12-15
Doc Squat came out with something calle ABC training in the early 90's, where A was a day when you did 8-10 reps, B was strength, and C was a combo close to what I posted above, and it was all scheduled on variable reovery rates. Interesting stuff It supposdely covers all aspects of hypertrophy, endurance, etc.
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Post by Matt Z » Sat Jun 10, 2006 10:05 am

Lately I've been going heavy every third workout. Meanwhile, I stick to higher reps (8-12 or 10-12) on single-joint movements like Dumbbell Laterals, even on heavy days, which is similar to what your describing.

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Post by Matt Z » Sat Jun 10, 2006 10:07 am

Third workout for a specific muscle group that is. In other words I'll do one heavy week for every two light weeks.

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