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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Off the top of my head, this high intensity style sounds similar to Dr. Okay, here’s a common criticism of HIT: Many champion bodybuilders of the s and s applied whole-body routines for the majority of their workouts. Jones always invoked strong feelings, both for and against HIT and his Nautilus machines. Yeah, Jones liked to move people quickly between exercises.

It turns out it makes them stronger. After sticking to HIT for about 5 or 5 months I made zero gains. Body-composition analysis revealed that Viator had actually built Mar 03, Lewis Manalo rated it it was amazing. Basically using one set to maximum and that’s the key word, “Maximum” to complete muscular failure. How is it your body gives a real shit if you leg press lbs or squat ? I remember reading and applying the routines of Red Lerrille, Mr. Mar 19, Justin rated it liked it.


On the other hand, resting longer than 96 hours between workouts seemed to cause muscle atrophy to some degree. This book mikf you to dream.

There’s got to be a return to something more pleasing to the eye, hith, and civilized. I have eaten starches and other crap. We had a guideline of 15 to 30 seconds between machines.

High-Intensity Training the Mike Mentzer Way

NTF training means not going to momentary muscular failure in any exercise during a workout. If you’ve read Mentzer’s Heavy Duty books, you’ve read a good deal of this one. They most likely did a standard 3 set per exercise protocol, with plenty of rest between sets, 3 […]. Or, as Jones often said, “Split routines make about as much sense as sleeping with one eye open.

HIT suits my busy lifestyle and brought me shocking gains in my first few weeks working out. Such an individual was now strong enough to make a much deeper inroad into his recovery ability. He always preferred to “bust their asses” right out of the gate.


It’ll help you greatly. In effect, the more you […]. Same thing vise versa Reply.

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All their routines are different which is why i say some form of HIT. Brother Iron Sister Steel. Explore the Intenisty Gift Guide. Ive heard really good things about this book and I am looking for a new and challenging routine. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. And you know what? But I doubt it.

High-Intensity Training, Mentzer-Style

They’ll never know unless they try NTF with gusto! Thank you for your feedback. His name was Wilbur Miller and in he deadlifted pounds while weighing pounds, which was a world record at that time.

His workouts averaged less than 30 minutes each, twice a week. Mangan says June 2, Rob, thanks for the report. I seem to be reading some very counterintuitive stuff at the moment Of course not for the painting is the end result of the joyful, agonizing, fully engaging process of making art that truly brings us alive.