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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But I can see myself following my rough Body By Science protocol pretty much as-is for the next 20 years without losing strength. So I was rather kcguff as to how I would go on 15minutes of training a week…. You’ll acience muscle mass, yes, but this muscle mass will not be able to produce the explosive forces associated with jumping or hitting a baseball.

To be able to push to the point where physical activity becomes a stimulus for productive change, it helps to understand that it’s OK to feel a little anxious or panicky ddoug the set. This review article nicely covers other genetic factors that control response to exercise and may in the future allow for customization protocols for individuals.

My body fat percentage hasn’t really changed. I enjoyed reading it, and found quite some useful information. There are gyms around the country that offer the type of equipment Nautilus, which is what Dr. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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This book makes quite a few claims that contradict almost every book on the same subject. My 9 Month Experiment. In a machine in which you are standing: The program mguff not time consuming, but instead when done right the intensity leaves you feeling very uncomfortable.

They then decide to redo it at a lighter weight, again they fail within seconds. Your goal is not simply moving a weight from point A to point B, but rather the inroading, or weakening, of muscle.


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However, I personally enjoy lifting big weights. In addition to building more strength, training with a more controlled cadence significantly reduces the risk of injury.

I work out What can I say? Richard was featured in Holiday Thanks, a popular article written … Read more. A large part of the book is a review of nautilus equipment and largely unnecessary for the book If you go by this book, please keep deta Excellent food for thought if you are already well-immersed in the field.

The safest, most efficient method is bosy use Nautilus or other progressive cam machines. The kernel of the book is the Big Five workout, encompassing slow movements using the largest muscle groups in the body. The Big Five includes latissimus pull-downs, chest press, seated row, seated military press and leg press. Obviously I found that there was a ton of carry sciencce between my HIT training and deadlifting, but would I be able to go and break a personal best using this training?

It has now been 9 months and I have been following this sciece religiously. I still do other things, namely an hour-long highly intense full body aerobic regimen with a trainer once a week, but the Body by Science workout has also become a weekly ritual. Aug 13, Jennifer rated it liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. If you go by this book, please keep detailed records.

Highly recommended for anyone like myself who needs to know both the hows and whys about fitness. It was great, I focused on writing articles, building my business, fixing health issues etc.

And even better, you can apply even more force in the gody phase as you are stronger in the eccentric phase of a lift. Loses a star because while most of it seems to be backed up by pretty decent science I’m basing this judgment on descriptions of studies, not on looking up the studies myself, because I’m far too lazyit has some unsupported claims sprinkled in.


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A lot more instruction on the how, would mcgufc gotten this a 5. Let them ride neutrally in the natural plane along which they tend to want to move — tracking in line with your hands, wrists and shoulder.

If you have that degree of intellectual understanding, then you will be able to override the instincts that otherwise would intercede to prevent you from stimulating the production of a positive adaptive response from your body. Through that period of time you were at a very high intensity so you would see all the results you would expect from a high intensity training. Although biology is not one of my strong points, I was able to understand the authors’ description of metabolism and cell energy pathways.

Doug practices full-time emergency medicine with Blue Ridge Emergency Physicians and owns, Ultimate Exercise, where he and his instructors continue ….

The exercises involve slow repetitions to the point of muscular failure, bldy then wcience the weight against resistance for about ten seconds, even after further full repetitions are impossible. The program consists exclusively of compound exercisesthat means that they involve rotation around several joint axes and therefore involve also several muscular groups per excercise. If any of these vital points is unaddressed, the reservation of resources for the building of more muscle tissue will inevitably be withheld.

This article has multiple issues.