Is It Bad For You?! HIGH VOLUME (German Volume Training Etc.)
Welcome back to Chat Sh*t Get Fit - Is It Bad For You? This week we explore doing high amounts of volume in individual gym sessions AND overall training volume. More = better right? Well, we explore the latest and greatest scientific evidence and our own thoughts to see if that really is the case.
We also take a closer look at German Volume Training - a popular advanced training system involving 10 sets of 10 of an exercise (normally @60%) with a 60 second rest between sets. So quite a punchy session. We talk about our own experiences with this training system (lots of pain lol) and see what the current data says.
A lot of the conversation today revolves around recovery and your ability to recover from volume in general. Volume should be personalised and while we do explore what the data says - sometimes it's best to use the data as just a guideline and optimise from there.
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