I have just finished reading Mike Mentzgers book. I understand that there are bennefits to the higher volume approach, and I have used them in the past. I made good gins on Arnolds program (Encyclopedia of BB) initially, but then the gains stopped. I have also tried MAx OT and that is the best gains I have made overall. With this in mind, I sought out the entzger book and read up on the HIT programs. I understand there are nay-sayers out there and having done the normal routines, I can see their point somewhat.
Introduction aside, I am wondering how the HIT programs from Mentzgers book have worked for others?
Also, of particular interest is the cardio. He says early on that extra activity makes inreads into recovery ability ad should be avoided, but then he goes through a contest prep chapter and says that lower intestity (can still talk while working out) cardio done 5 days (3 bike, 2 run) will be the pimary catalyst for fat loss. This seems contradictory and I am wondering what peoples thoughts are on this?