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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Miller is a staunch believer in applying weight-training basics. Examine carefully the photos on pages and of my HIT book and you’ll see what I’m talking about. The Art of Getting Ripped. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Before Arthur Jones entered the bodybuilding scene innegative exercise, or eccentric work, had been kicked around in the physiology literature for 50 years. Train for the journey. They most likely did a standard 3 set per exercise protocol, with plenty of rest yigh sets, 3 […] Reply.

Your workout is fat and bloated.

Mike Mentzer did intensitu develop his body with machines. This system just does it in a compressed manner, with more intensity. With his Nautilus machines, it usually took 5 to 10 seconds to get out of one machine and another 5 to 10 seconds to strap into the next one. His workouts averaged less than 30 minutes each, twice a week. The advanced techniques, most productive workouts, and life-transforming personal philosophies of bodybuilding legend Mike Mentzer.


Here’s what all that means and how it relates to building scary strength. Training in this manner not only worked your skeletal muscles, but also your heart and lungs—both maximally. Is this a 21st century thing or a German thing?

High-Intensity Training, Mentzer-Style – Rogue Health and Fitness

Thanks to enabling strict control of movement and very slow movement the risk of injury does appear to be massively lower relative to conventional training. The book is available only in Italian; I see an opportunity in an English translation. If dogma exists, it is purely in the mind of the beholder as time and time again, Mentzer gives explanation and reason I do not agree with other reviews that Mike Mentzer was dogmatic in his approach to bodybuilding.

Furthermore, the pictures weren’t retouched in any way. If your main goal is to build muscle, stop training with your ego.

Amazingly, creatine works better for certain muscles than it does for others.

But he was wrong. Thank you for your feedback.

He was also a great writer, and a deep thinker. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Are you guys confident that deadlifts are an appropriate exercise to take to failure?

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As a result, they got a hell of a workout— if they could make it through the routine. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. It’s the predominant method of choice for most bodybuilders. With Jones training him, Viator’s body weight would increase to pounds of rock-hard muscle, with hardly any measurable body fat.


But back to the question, whole-body training is far more efficient than any type of split routine. Basically using one set to maximum and that’s the key word, “Maximum” to complete muscular failure. If I could train 1x per week for 30 minutes and see the same gains as the 3x a week for 1-hour I do now, I would jump ALL over that. HIT is also known for stressing good form as in “train to failure but use good form.

High-Intensity Training the Mike Mentzer Way

If it’s variety that you want, however, my new HIT book contains 32 different whole-body routines that are described in detail. Disappointed with the state of modern bodybuilding training, he decided to revive and update HIT, the revolutionary and controversial training method that once changed the face of muscle building. I ttraining what was meant is that they just worked […].

What could be the case is that they were doing a higher volume, lower effort routine prior to the study. Isaac Ohel says November 18, Warm up?

High-Intensity Training the Mike Mentzer Way by Mike Mentzer

Mar 05, Timmy rated it it was amazing. You HIT the nail right on the head. What about rest between sets? Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.