Last week I put together an article on High Intensity Super Slow Training. This is a type of strength training popularised by Doug McGuff in his book Body By. In Body By Science, bodybuilding powerhouse John Little teams up with fitness medicine expert Dr. Doug McGuff to present a scientifically proven formula for. a research based program for strength training, body building and complete fitness in 12 minutes a week.

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There it undergoes aerobic metabolism, which produces high levels of ATP, the basic fuel of the body. I am writing this review sciende after reading the book, they might include this advice. I did a few of these when travelling or when I wanted to train outdoors in the sun.

Body By Science

Published inBody By Science lays out the science behind HIT training, as well as outlining a simple workout program. It also covers other things like elderly, losing body fat, building xcience, genetics, and examples of why most exercise that people do is harmful.

Nov 30, Dhandayutha rated it liked it Shelves: And even better, you can apply mcvuff more force in the eccentric phase as you are stronger in the eccentric phase of a lift.

He does an excellent job explaining the differences amongst the words ‘exercise’, ‘fitness’, and ‘health’ and his compelling opening chapter paves the way for more detailed explanations around the biochemical and metabolic processes our muscles and our body go through when we subject ourselves to slow but high intensity strength training.

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The exercises involve slow repetitions to the point of muscular failure, and then holding the weight against resistance for about ten seconds, even after further full repetitions are impossible.


I really liked this book. This was a really fun conversation where I got the opportunity to tell my fitness story, how I stumbled across HIT and how it changed everything! You’ll gain muscle mass, yes, but this muscle mass will not be able diug produce the explosive forces associated with jumping or hitting a baseball. Many of the principles outlined here are in contradistinction to modern convention about exercise.

The guy doing the deadlift shows terrible form–there is no excuse for this. Your email address will not be published. Second being recovery, without recovery you put your body into a higher stress state as well as creating a larger inroad muscle damage than the body can repair. Strong muscles prompt a strong body in every way and too much repetitive movement running, cycling is actually detrimental to mcguf body over time.

The key to the Body by Science workout is to continue each exercise in a slow sustained movement until muscle failure. I wanted to find out, so 9 months ago November I decided to begin an experiment.

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Complex routine, such as Crossfit, on the other hand, are more likely to lead to injury, and other practices like stretching actually can lead to muscle weakness. Doug … Read more. So you would aim for seconds at kg etc.

The idea is 1 to break down the muscles to a significant extent and then 2 to give the body an adequate time to recover. From agesI built up to my current level of strength by working out times per week, with slightly longer workouts.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Bevor ich dieses Training nicht selbst probiert habe, gebe ich keine 5 Sterne: Also, if you like this book or the ideas within, you might also like Tim Ferriss’ The Four-Hour Body, and Martin Berkhan’s essays on “Reverse Pyramid Training” which have also been influential on helping me figure out my workouts. My point is to stay fit for life and I was finding that I hurt to the point of sickness or muscle injury after attempting the standard 30 minutes 3 days a week after a few weeks.


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They are wording this misleadingly.

Machine circuit is preferable to free weights because bodybuilding magazines are controlled by Big Free Weights conglomerates. Early Nautilus machines are preferred to late Nautilus machines because they have the magic touch of Arthur Rock himself and are supposed to be somehow better with zero supporting evidence presented – I suppose the authors still steadfastly refuse to drive any car unless it foug designed by Henry Ford, and the readers are supposed to buy into the nostalgic factor.

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Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. I enjoyed reading it, and found quite some useful information.