More or Less Reps and Sets?
- 01-11-2008, 04:21 PM
- 01-11-2008, 04:59 PM
less reps with more weight will definitely bring greater strength gains, the 4-6 range is best for that, the 8-12 range best for gaining mass, and over that for loosing fat.
01-11-2008, 05:43 PM
Also I am only working out 45~ minutes a day 3 times a week do you think I should be putting in more time than that?
01-11-2008, 05:56 PM
really thats more dependent on your body. I'm guessing you are doing a split and just hitting each body part 1x each week. You might want to try taking the same program, and making it a 3 days out of 5 rotation so
M Tu Th Sa Su Tu
so assuming you are doing a split as say back+shoulders, chest, legs
back monday, legs tues, off wed, chest thurs, off fri, then back sat legs sun off mon chest tues
01-11-2008, 06:35 PM
Using both is best, but not at the same time. Do one style for 12 weeks or so, take a week off for CNS recovery, and then switch to the other for 12 weeks. Lather, rinse, repeat.
M.Ed. Ex Phys
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