HIT Rob wrote:
Great bench mate:))
Your right about Mikes recommendations, he had some clients train as little as once every 10-14 days, good friend of Mikes, John Little expanded on this with his Nautilus North Studies, after testing over 1000 clients in a bod pod, he found that average trainee requires 7 days (6.6 to be exact) before anything showed up (overcompensation) as the result of a workout. Some individuals he found required as much a 11 days.
He talks about it here...http://www.ibi-fitness.com/cardio.html
Happy new year mate:)
cheers for that link Rob, interesting stuff, just browsing around the site now! i trained legs on sunday, did only 2 working sets. 1 set of static hold to total failure on leg extension then straight to leg press for one set of total failure and very nearly puked on the machine and felt pretty rough all day. my legs are still sore writing this on tuesday
. probably including warm up the workout took about 10 mins lol, and the leg press was a pb. awesome
i always used to be a free weights person, but im loving the way you can concentrate the work so well in specific areas with machines.
LOL,i know that feeling all to well:) H.I.T is not a pleasant way to train, but its whats required to best stimulate the body to do what it needs to do. Yes the machines are a very productive tools (certain one's), but free weights can be also. How are your joints, tendons and ligaments feeling with the extra rest?