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Old 09-20-2012, 02:31 PM   #121
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Default Re: The limits of bodyweight training?

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Originally Posted by Jdsm View Post
Lets say for example somebody has a 2:1:1 ratio of hypertrophy, power and strength work with the goal of skeletal hypertrophy, the speed work will have a direct benefit on their strength, which in turn is going to allow you to further overload the muscles on your hypertrophy training days, since you are able to move more weight. Some people may just do hypertrophy and strength days, which is good, but adding in some explosive movements with sub-maximal weight is going to benefit your strength training.

Similarly, Dr Zourdos in that video talks about how hypertrophy work is going to benefit a powerlifter, as your going to increase cross sectional muscle area, however the ratios of training will differ, for example 2:1:1 in favour of strength training.

Those are just brief examples though, my knowledge on the subject is way, way inferior to somebody like Dr Zourdos on the subject, but I've always aimed to undulate my weight training either daily or weekly.
Thanks for the reply mate -just at work i'll have a proper read later
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