- 07-28-2014, 05:28 PM
Has anyone tried the 'power bodybuilding' training system of mike o'hearn ?
The training goes as follows
Example say bench press would be 10 sets of 5 reps (max weight)
DB press 6 sets of 5 reps
And rest in between is negligible as he says he likes to recuperate before performing the next set.
What do you think of this training system ?
- 07-29-2014, 10:51 AM
Abs are like any other muscle and 5 days a week is way too much to hit them. So for chest you only do bench at 10 sets of 5 reps?
07-29-2014, 04:01 PM
I think it is, Bench 10x5 + there must be some warm up sets if you are to use a max weight for all 10x5 and then DB Press 6x5. Seems to be more of a volume training / foundation type program.
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07-29-2014, 04:12 PM
07-29-2014, 04:14 PM
Do you have a link to more than that pic? We might be able to help ya out a bit more if we could see the entire workout.
07-29-2014, 04:29 PM
Looks like it's just following a 70, 80, 90 scheme. Weeks 1-4 working at 5 reps, 5-9 4 reps etc.. It doesn't look too bad as a strength building routine but he does have assistance exercises for each day, but picking one main lift for each day. You can scrap the abs each day as well.
07-29-2014, 04:43 PM
07-29-2014, 04:45 PM
Really, what makes it any different than what 75% of the guys in the gym are doing already. I mean, he even places chest on national bench press day.
07-29-2014, 04:45 PM
Should be good with abs twice a week. Mix up your cardio with Hiit and LIIS. What are your goals/stats?
07-29-2014, 04:46 PM
07-29-2014, 05:09 PM
07-29-2014, 05:17 PM
Might wanna check your profile, lol it says you're 44. That workout is more catered to a strength building style but you should notice muscle growth as well, diet will be important and make sure to push yourself in the gym.
07-30-2014, 05:49 AM
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