On Cycle Rep Ranges and more

  1. On Cycle Rep Ranges and more

    I'm a little curious about training while on cycle, since this is my first cycle.

    My strength gains have been predictable, in a good way, however, mass isn't as obvious.

    I'm asking because I have been an advocate of lower volume/ higher intensity but not nessarily DC or classic HIT training.

    As far as hypertrophy training goes, I realize it is somewhere in the 8-12 rep range.

    I just wonder if I should be increasing the number of sets, and doing higher reps for hypertrophy, or doing a mix of strength (lower rep 3-6) and hypertrophy (8-12) sets.

    Oh and that brings up another questions: rest intervals. 30 seconds? 2 minutes?

    I'm sure it all depends on your goals. My #1 goal is hypertrophy followed by #2 goal strength. I guess these goals conflict in some ways, but are interconnected in others.

    What is your experience with on cycle training?

    TUT anyone?

    Supersets? (never did them off cycle)


  2. While on I go on a 2wk rotation 1)upper,lower,upper 2)lower,upper,lower when off I go mon) chest,tris,shoulders wed)back,bis fri) legs,abs and whatever I feel I need.I also switch up rep ranges every 6-8wks.This has helped me since ive been a compulsive overtrainer in the past!

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