Every Workout YOU Perform Should Be Pre-Engineered for YOU

There are many elements that go into designing a productive weightlifting workout.

Every exercise has many possible combinations of weight, reps, and time that could be used. People make progress at different rates. Individual muscles recover at different rates. New muscle tissue grows at different rates.

And you need to decide personal preferences like wanting productive workouts as frequently as possible, or wanting to workout efficiently so each workout will yield the maximum benefit.

So, if you want to train scientifically and rationally, a lot of personal factors need to be taken into account simultaneously.

The process starts with deciding whether YOU prefer Steady, Efficient Gains, or the Fastest Possible Gains.

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Fitness Novelty vs Fitness Science

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Strength Coaches in College Football

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Strength Coaches in College Football A longtime customer in Massachusetts sent me this Wall Street Journal article in the (postal) mail and I’ve been meaning to post it online. (Thanks,…
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What’s Your Mass Gain Diet?

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Do 15 Reps With Your 1-Rep Max

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Most H.I.T. Training is Actually Very Low Intensity

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Age 64: 8lbs Gained in 10 Workouts

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HIT Training Parody

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How To Do Workout Zero

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Novelty Drives the Fitness Industry

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100 Years of Static Contraction

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Six Personal Benchmarks Worth Having

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Truth: The size and shape of your muscles depends on your genes. We’ve had a few comments come in this week from people struggling with their lack of progress and…

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