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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Many champion bodybuilders of the s and s applied whole-body routines for the majority of their workouts.

I definitely look better and am stronger than 10 years ago. Mike Mentzer was one of the all-time greats in bodybuilding. Clear and persuasive with some excellent workout tips, but suffers from the lack of scientific research and evidence. After reading this at about intrnsity start of June, I started doing slow reps.

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Nothing wrong with Olympic bars and plates and solid dumbbells. He reminds me of the characters John Wayne played in his old western movies. During a specific exercise, you use the same amount of resistance as before, but you simply stop the set two repetitions short of your best previous effort. Write a customer review. Hi Isaac, my own itensity are exceedingly brief, and if you do a Body by Science type workout, I doubt if you need much more.

It’s simply following the break it down, let it repair, and then challenge it again harder philosophy that forces muscles to change, and grow.

High-Intensity Training the Mike Mentzer Way

Return to Book Page. What are your results, what gains have you made? Mentzer recommended a cadence of 4 to 5 seconds up, and the same down. Is training to failure really necessary for muscular gains? Originally Posted by GerryHitman. English Choose a language for shopping.


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He also won a contest against strong competitors using this system. Do you have any new ones? I believe there are perhaps a million or more men in the United States who are similar to Miller. I think it is very rude of you britlifter to come into a thread that someone is asking about HIT training and have you asking him to look over your thread that is not HIT related. And those who tried a fifth exercise would usually have to stop midway and puke.

Load means reaching for the heaviest weight possible. It’ll help you greatly. I also make sure I do the more taxing ie compound exercises at the start of the routine and leave the smaller muscles to the end. Mentzer came to high-intensity training after losing a contest and finding that the winner, Casey Viator, trained that way. Bodybuilding is full of programs used by “enhanced” lifters, but most people don’t take drugs and can’t get good results. This is a book that sends most bodybuilders into fits of laughter because they don’t grasp the science behind the theory but once the proof is seen in the results, there is no denying that this is solid science based and fully researched theory and it works!

They were also getting insulted. The book is written in a format to present not only the exercise routines of Mike he also shares his Philosophical point of view in terms of exercise and what it means to excel and push your body to its personal maximum.


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High-Intensity Training the Mike Mentzer Way by Mike Mentzer

Losing fat is simple. The bodily systems adapted quickly to such extreme demands.

Many respond better to multi sets not to failure. Doug takes BCAAs after his workout, also the next morning. Or, as Jones often said, “Split routines make about as much sense as sleeping with one eye open. Mike’s program of HIIT training has helped me regain declining strength and muscle lost by years of atrophy. Just lift the weight!! I breezed through this book and in the process was inspired to hit the gym. Of the 60 overall winners of this title, Viator at age 19, was the youngest.

I believe so, it’s just science.

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Not good advise britlifter. Rest In Peace Mike you are a true legend. High-intensity bodybuilding advice from the first man to win a perfect score in the Mr. Each day has a back exercise chin-ups or rows and isolation exercises in a rest-pause kind of style basically 1 set and then few seconds rest and more reps to failure. I am about 2 weeks into this new approach, and I am getting stronger every week. I don’t know, why don’t you give it a look?

Mar 19, Justin rated it liked it. When I became interested in bodybuilding inmost of the Mr.