Last week I put together an article on High Intensity Super Slow Training. This is a type of strength training popularised by Doug McGuff in his book Body By. In Body By Science, bodybuilding powerhouse John Little teams up with fitness medicine expert Dr. Doug McGuff to present a scientifically proven formula for. a research based program for strength training, body building and complete fitness in 12 minutes a week.

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There is no soug between sets, no watching tv or getting distracted. If you find that you have misjudged the resistance you should be using and are performing the exercise for too long more than ninety secondskeep going until you hit positive failure, and increase the weight by approx. An avid climber and mountaineer during his younger days, Andy followed his twin brother Jason into the world of extreme endurance sports more than … Read more.

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Aug 10, Robert Magness rated it it was amazing. Now that I have a bit of experience with HIT training both with myself and dougg my clients I think that everyone could benefit from this type of training, but it may not be ideal for everyone. This book came out in However, they do not mention that strength gains are specific to the way the muscle is trained.

You’ll get really good at lifting weights slowly, which is not very useful from an athletic perspective.

I found it refreshing for someone with a fitness plan to actually explain to me how things work and why their routine works best rather than just going off of the “conventional wisdom”. Although biology is not one of my strong points, I was able to understand the authors’ description of metabolism and cell energy pathways. My 9 Month Experiment. Leg Press The machine should be preset so that when you are seated in the machine in the flexed or tucked position, your thighs are perpendicular to the ceiling.

I personally have searched high in low for a lot of information that is present in this book and ending mostly looking at studies and trials on exercise. If you have any questions about HIT training or my experiment please post them below. But all you are doing is cheating yourself. A rule of thumb is that the move should be as slowly as bbody and without turning into a stuttering, stop-and-start scenario, this can vary from exercise to exercise.


I found I was gaining strength in only a week, which is quite unusual for me. In The 4-Hour Body, the author, Tim bodg. The next day I spent a few extremely intense seconds on an ARX. This also applies to people that say that their job is like a workout, which in truth I guess it is but one that is making you loss muscle and put on fat.

Trivia About Body by Science: You should move quickly from one exercise to the next. Published inBody Boody Science lays out the science behind HIT training, as well as outlining a simple workout program.

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If you go by this book, please keep deta Excellent food for thought if you are already well-immersed in the field. So you would aim for seconds at kg etc.

This interview was no different. It is much more meaningful than just the repetitions. They might change it up and see results again till they become steady state again and so on. There is something about it mcbuff I love. You require between 50 and calories a day just to keep a pound of it alive. Novice trainees trying to squat superslow with free weights might actually get themselves killed pinned under the bar.

The problem really isn’t the burning of the calories but the state bkdy body goes in. It can vary because some machines have a difficult start but a easy finish position and therefore the cadence can also vary in the up and down part.

In this episode, Mike and I do a deep dive on ARX technology to understand its role in the evolving exercise market, how business can incorporate ARX into their service portfolio … Read more. Nov 30, Dhandayutha rated it liked it Shelves: The best analogy is sccience — imagine a chest press machine that is designed in a way so the weight is changing scence real time — every millimetre you press the weight forward, it adjusts based on your strength at the new position.


If you go over this, the weight was too light – next time increase it, if you don’t last 90seconds, next time decrease it. As for hypertrophy — could you put bovy muscle training this way? May 02, Jacob rated it really liked it Shelves: Loss of muscle mass– sarcopenia– has deleterious implications as we age, limiting our activity and increasing our risk of injury.

Moreover, not only is the twitch velocity slower in fast-twitch muscle fibers, but so is the rate of recovery. Some sessions lasting up to 3 hours in my powerlifting day. He maintained that this one subsegment of metabolism could and should be isolated and trained. My bench hasn’t gone down in two years and has gone up a bit. The review of diet is also important. The real cardiovascular benefits from exercise, then, occur as a result of sciencce adaptations, not mcguft adaptations.

This workout does n The argument in this book actually seems clear and reasonable, and makes sense to me. This applies basically ALL mcugff that are popular today. Building muscle has never been faster or easier than with this revolutionary once-a-week training program In Body By Sciencebodybuilding powerhouse John Little teams up with fitness medicine expert Dr.

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First thing to consider is intensity, which is the main focus of the book, the higher the intensity the better. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. So coming full circle my problem was working out for 2 or 3 hours a day to burn fat while not restricting my calories. Second being recovery, without recovery you put your body into a higher stress state as well as creating a larger inroad muscle damage than the body can repair.