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"Doing more exercise with less intensity,"
Arthur Jones believes, "has all but
destroyed the actual great value
of weight training. Something
must be done . . . and quickly."
The New Bodybuilding for
Old-School Results supplies
MUCH of that "something."

 

This is one of 93 photos of Andy McCutcheon that are used in The New High-Intensity Training to illustrate the recommended exercises.

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dje

Hi Dr. Darden,

First time poster. Thank you for all the great books and training advice over the years. I recently read the "Killing Fat" book and figured I would give it a try. I normally do a HIT full body routine consisting of 5-6 sets in the routine (one each) and I rotate through three different options as this works with my recovery and life schedule. I am interested in the bodybuilding aspect as I am fairly lean. The example of the bodybuilders who completed the 2x week doing 8 sets and eating plenty of calories was what I followed. It ended up being too much. In your experience if a person normally does around 5-6 sets would that translate to around the same number of sets using 30-10-30? Less than say 5 sets seems very low. Or perhaps would you advise around 8 sets once a week. I realize the bodybuilding aspect was not really covered in your book however any advice on this would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Daniel
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Ellington Darden

Here's what I would recommend. Drop your routine from 8 exercises to 7. Then, instead of training 4 times in two weeks, try 3 times in the same period of time. That extra rest should put you back on the road to progress.

Ellington
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