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Brian Johnston

Ontario, CAN

71 pages of solid information, ideas and methods... no fluff! Now you can apply:

Ratchet Sets
HIIT HDT
Reverse Stutter Incremental Reps
Target and Full-ROM Applications
The 30-1-? Method
HDT VO2max Method
HDT Time Challenge
HDT Rest Challenge
Zone Mix-up
Tool Mix-up
'The One'
And More!

I had so many requests to keep developing HDT methods, including my on-site clinic participants (who were unable to remember all the ideas and workouts experienced). As a result, this book details all the new advanced in creating unique challenges in workout density.

Available for $25 USD via Paypal... a PDF book will be emailed to you once funds are received. If you prefer a different payment method, such as international US money order or e-bank transfer, please contact me.

Thank you for your support toward variation and true bodybuilding practices for the natural trainee!

Brian D. Johnston
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backtrack

I'd buy but the ? is far too weak against the USD right now.
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Brian Johnston

Ontario, CAN

That's OK... but the book is less than ONE personal training session no matter where you live. And I bet there's a heck of a lot more information in there than what any personal trainer can tell you in one hour. The other thing is this... if you haven't read the technical application concepts in the first book and bulletin, then the ideas may not be applied properly from this book (I did not repeat technique aspects).
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backtrack

Brian Johnston wrote:
That's OK... but the book is less than ONE personal training session no matter where you live. And I bet there's a heck of a lot more information in there than what any personal trainer can tell you in one hour. The other thing is this... if you haven't read the technical application concepts in the first book and bulletin, then the ideas may not be applied properly from this book (I did not repeat technique aspects).


In the UK personal trainers are like weeds these days, everywhere and many gyms offer a free session from a personal trainer. Most personal trainers here have it as a second job they dream of making a single income off. So in this sense you're wrong, at least for the average UK gym goer.

Where you're spot on is the information most personal trainers spout is no different from what's in a typical muscle magazine, it's a a joke.

I once knew a gym manager/ personal trainer who seemed knowledgeable about training, and his claim to fame was helping a pop stat 'get in shape.' However, whenever anyone new joined the gym you could tell he just couldn't be bothered to spend time with newbies because he always, regardless of exercise said 3 sets of 10.

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Bs Dan!

Buy the book. What at the cost of a pint more than it could have been a few months ago come on lol!!!
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Rikus

I grabbed a copy. By the time its converted to Aussie dollars its $33 AUD. Which isn't much.

$32.99 AUD = $32.06 CAD

I'm enthusiastic, as Brian is a proponent of a method (variation) that I gravitated toward a long time ago to push size gains. With all the material out there, this is closest to what I found works for me. So as a HIT/Darden style gym junkie, it's exciting to see what he comes up with.

I don't employ as much variation as Brian has come up with, but I do cycle various intensity techniques to kick size results along. Straight sets to failure just hasn't compared. All techniques I used were derived from partial reps 21's and drop sets and pre-exhaustion, all picked up from Darden books. Reading HDT has given me a few more ideas I hadn't come across or tried before.

What I am trying to say is I don't mine paying Brian for some ideas that are the closest to what already works for me. When other books and content out there is interesting reading, but doesn't work as well for me in application.

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Dan_The_man wrote:
However, whenever anyone new joined the gym you could tell he just couldn't be bothered to spend time with newbies because he always, regardless of exercise said 3 sets of 10.


dan,

I'm not having a go at you here, but why do people bash 3 sets of 10?

Why not bash 4 sets of 8?

It tells you nothing about any of the other myriad of variables that could be manipulated to suit the needs of the client.

First and foremost, form (repetition performance) and effort are the most important things. Without that everything is largely irrelevant.
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simon-hecubus

Texas, USA

I haven't dug all the way in yet, but I really like what I've seen so far. There are great ideas and details on Rachets and Stutters and I know from previous dabbles how excellent the pumps and burns are from those.

There were even some surprises like the VO2 training chapter, which looks attractive for anti-"aerobics" trainees.

Very timely, per recent threads on this very site, is the closing chapter with strategies for incorporating a Strength element into your HDT.

Best,
Scott
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Rationaltrainer

Paypal doesn't provide its services in my country. So, I'd have to find some other method of reading the 2 HDT books.
In the meanwhile, could anyone who has read the latest book provide a general explanation of ratchet and stutter reps. Thanks
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simon-hecubus

Texas, USA

Rationaltrainer wrote:
...In the meanwhile, could anyone who has read the latest book provide a general explanation of ratchet and stutter reps. Thanks


SIMPLE RATCHET EXAMPLE:
Positions: Bottom = 1, Top = 5

Press from Position 1 to 3. Go back down to 2.
Go from 2 to 4, then back down to 3.
Go from 3 to 5, then back down to 4.
Go from 4 to 5, then back down to 3.
Go from 3 to 4, then back down to 2.
Go from 2 to 3, then back down to 1.
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STUTTERS:
Perform Full Rep
From Bottom, perform a 1/2 rep (or a few 1/2 reps)
Go all the way to the top, then lower 1/2 way.
Perform one or a few Top 1/2 moves.
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Very much simplified explanations of the simplest versions of these items. There are many more 'Performance Notes' and fine points in the HDT2 Document.
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Rationaltrainer

Thank you, Simon. That was very kind of you.
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Brian Johnston

Ontario, CAN

For those who purchased this book, I'm emailing a HDT Bonus Method. I played around with this in the past two works, combining a few elements from other methods... and does it ever BITE! Apply it to two exercises per body part... I doubt you will need much more.
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