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Jump your feet back to your hands and stand up. Break Downs Break downs are a great way to increase the intensity and can be used on almost any exercise. Cardio, Muscle Conditioning, Flexibility and Attitude.

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The total, composing one giant set. Never sacrifice form for heavier weight. But heavy weights, with good form, can give you better results in a shorter amount of time. Return to the starting position. Instead of isolating your muscles with exercises such as the bicep curl, you can maximize the time you spend in a workout by doing exercises that work out multiple muscle groups at once.

Pre – Exhaustion Pre-exhaustion is a techniqkes in which a muscle group gyyming isolated, using an isolating movement prior to doing a compound movement more than one muscle being utilized, or more than one joint involved in an exercise.

Post-exhaustion sets involves performing low repetition, heavy weight sets, followed immediately by high repetition, light weight sets.

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There are obviously a number of other techniques and techniwues not mentioned in this article, including ones utilized by others individuals. The three different aspects of the set involve partial range of motions within a full range of motion see example. Twenty – Ones Twenty-ones is a descriptive term based on the number of reps done in a given set. Pre-exhaustion uses an isolation exercise flyes to fatigue the chest to failure, then use the relatively fresh shoulders and arms to force even more stress on the chest during the Bench Press.

Bench Press with sets, reps, and weight as follows – Set 1- lbs 10 reps. You need to strip off a good chunk of weight to make this principle work.

Giant Sets A giant set usually consists of a number of different exercises for one particular body part. You should build up an endurance base before doing the high-intensity cardio, and start the weights with lighter weights, stressing good form.

To hit them, do high-intensity squats, such as jump squats. Get a Jump on Weight Loss “Add plyometric box jumps to your workout to improve your cardiovascular stamina and leg strength — you’ll really sculpt your hamstrings, quads and glutes.

Do a basic jump for five minutes, then jump twice as high and turn the rope twice as fast so it passes under your feet twice before you land. If you’re strong, cross your ankles; otherwise, jump your feet wide apart. Load Pyramiding Load pyramiding occurs when each progressive set is done with heavier weight and less repetitions. Join two million breath-taking readers: This theory has its basis is the belief that you need to lift more to get bigger, or progressively overload the tevhniques to cause them to grow.


Some great compound exercises include squats, deadlifts, good mornings, lunges, pushups, bench presses, military ttechniques, rows, pullups, dips, and more. Super Sets A super set consists of a number of different exercises for two or more body parts one after the other. Also the most beginner lifter can apply these techniques with a good result, always watch for any sign of overtraining.

Please email me with your ideas, I am always looking to learn new techniques or new ways to train. Forced reps take place with in a given set and can consist of maximal weight to failure less reps tfchniques light to moderate weight high reps. Three days per week of weights is enough.

In the last stage of a breakdown, you should be able to bench at least 6 reps unassisted to make it work. If you are benching lbs, fail HARD, and then pull off 20 lbs, the weight isn’t going to feel any lighter, and you won’t be able to get the reps that you need.

Want to know the secrets to getting a toned, trim body in record time? Load sets progressively add weight to a given set while the number of repetitions stays the same or decreases. Pyramiding Pyramiding is a general term used to describe a number of different options.

I’s an amazing upper-body challenge that also gets your heart pumping.