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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Aug 08, Jamessteeleii rated it it was amazing. When they are actually doing x the volume Mike spoke about. More is better has a much greater appeal than does less is better.

High-Intensity Training the Mike Mentzer Way

Mike Mentzer is no longer with us, so I implore the publisher to hire either Mike’s most successful student, Dorian Yates, or the bodybuilding journalist Peter McGough to edit a new edition. My strength levels began to drop about 6 six weeks into it and naturally, I backed off a bit. Then he and Viator flew there and commenced training on May 1,with trainung study to conclude on May They’ll never know unless they try NTF with gusto! High Intensity Training isn’t the only way to train. I’m no Arthur Jones type of personality, that’s for sure.

Instead of reducing the frequency from six times in two weeks to four times in two weeks, we went from six times to five times. Originally Posted by Stanco.

Your workout is fat and bloated. Similarly, on a Friday I quickly move between a bent-over row, a shoulder press, an underhand lat pulldown and a lateral deltoid raise, before doing a second circuit.


This, more than anything else, really helped me understand thhe core of this HIT thing. One of the underpinnings of HIT is outright hard work and intensity, but how is that defined? Is training to failure really necessary for muscular gains? Isaac Ohel says November 18, Warm up? Tried this program on different occasions and got the same results each time. Even if lots of what Mike firmly claimed to be truth is already disprooved by science, and he constanly criticized people for their lack of logic mike had himself lots of logical falacies which he often could hide behind charisma.

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 wsy. Most bodybuilders think protein first. High-Intensity Training the Mike Mentzer Way Ive heard really good things about this book and I am looking for a new and challenging routine. Mangan says October 5, Eccentric negative or lowering exercise is effective for gaining strength, and Mentzer recommended them.

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

Mike Mentzer was one of the all-time greats in bodybuilding. Viator’s body weight increased from So this is all good IMO.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Also, Dennis, you need to get like that so you can be an internet sensation too. Mike Mentzer did not develop his body with machines.

Learn more about Trainingg Giveaway. Traaining it heavy duty, HIT, plain old hard ass work or whatever you wish. What has worked for me instead is doing short workouts, 3 times per week, 3 exercises and going 1 rep short of failure. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Feb 07, Christo van Wyk rated it it was amazing. But no one had taken it seriously.


Miller was, and still is, a wheat farmer. Actually written by John Little after Mikes death in I started reading this book around Thanksgiving.

Brother Iron Sister Steel. Brilliant read, very informative on not only the physiological concepts of intense training, but also the philosophy behind training and training in the bigger picture of progression. He was well ahead of his time. German volume training, for instance, advocates up to 10 sets for each exercise. My third suggestion is that all chapters in which Mike shares his Ayn Rand-inspired philosophy be removed.

Yet all these people admitted they’ve never read any of the HIT books and have never actually tried this method of training. Yes, Jones influenced a lot of bodybuilders, coaches and owners of fitness centers. I would like to see some clear photos of your progress and results.

Staying lean is difficult. I worked around Viator at the Nautilus plant in Lake Helen, Florida, for ten years and this was typically the case. Mike was a big believer in carbohydrates making up the most of his calorie intake. I definitely look better and am stronger than 10 years ago. I was on my way to joining this group due to declining health caused by a sedentary life style and poor eating habits and decided to do something about it.

Sitting next to me tdaining we enjoyed the movie clips was a year-old lifter from Kansas. Hey, I’ve been a bodybuilder for 45 years.