The late Mike Mentzer won the Mr. Universe contest in , and he used Mentzer obviously thought high-intensity training a superior way to. The original high-intensity training system gets an update for today’s gym warrior. Duty training system, Mike Mentzer (–) had only one goal. This way the primary movers, the larger muscles of the group, will do. The principles behind Mike Mentzer’s high-intensity workout system. Rest- pause is another excellent method of transcending failure. Divide your body parts .

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Some diehard HITters are throwing fits about this suggestion. For example we can apply the Inflitonic reps http: Read reviews that mention mike mentzer high intensity heavy duty body part every 7 days john little jike book bodybuilding weight training way to train intensity training years ago twice a week arthur jones ayn rand recommend this book high-intensity training dorian yates days a week someone else.

I recommend you do it sooner rather then later because there are quite a few hidden gems inside. One of my favourite body building books. Mjke your training with a macro periodization is great. Make no mistake, Arthur Jones was a brilliant, creative individual.

Yet all these people admitted they’ve never read any of the HIT books mjke have never actually tried this method of training. I definitely look better and am stronger than 10 years ago.

Initially, I believe Jones thought that the Nautilus machines would eliminate a lot of the typical cheating that you see in training with barbells and dumbbells. You HIT the nail right on the head. Mike Mentzer did not develop his ijtensity with machines.

Isaac Ohel says November 18, Warm up? No doubt that most of his clients have gotten better results when after he passed away were transferred to the care Charles Glass who used a more or less more traditional approach.

Mikke your goal is aesthetics, grease the grove does very little to help.


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He performed many types of lowering-only exercises with various trainees for more than a year. I am about 2 weeks into this new approach, and I am getting stronger every week. Can you sum it up for us? The linchpin of this system is taking your repetitions to failure. Does anyone mwntzer updates to report in their training?

All their routines are different which is why i say some form of HIT. Yesterday my session took under 35 minutes, and I was stretching it. The less time in the mdntzer more time for other stuff. This is a book that sends most bodybuilders into trainijg of laughter because they don’t grasp the science behind the theory but once the proof is seen in the results, there is no denying that this is solid science based and fully researched theory and it works!

Mike’s preference for Nautilus machines dates the book just as much as the numerous photos of his handlebar mustache. Thanks for mentioning my stories. I have been working out pretty regularly for about 10 years, I am more a fitness enthusiast than bodybuilder.

And those who tried a fifth exercise would usually have to stop midway and puke. To look better physically, more than any single factor, is the primary reason people exercise. Breaks the method down and thoroughly explains the reasoning behind it, but does not lose the non-specialist reader with too much scientifically worded discussion of physiology.

The book is written in a format to present not only the exercise routines of Mike he also shares his Philosophical point of view in terms of exercise and what it means to excel and push your body to its personal maximum.

Just read – and understand! In fact, hardcore training on most current Nautilus machines will send you straight to physical therapy. More than half of the total sets that Viator performed were done in either a negative-only fashion, where the resistance was lowered only, or a negative-accentuated manner, where the resistance was raised with both limbs and then lowered with only one limb.


Nonetheless way ahead of his time. Nick says July 11, Cool. Intebsity advanced HIT’ters, I realize NTF training may not be necessary, especially if they’ve been getting good results from consistent all-out efforts.

I also found this book and finally read and understood what Mike had been saying hibh those years ago. Mar 29, Gareth rated it it was amazing.

The key is really finding exercises you can perform under perfect control, with little to no sloppiness. It just makes sense physiologically, to work the muscular system as a whole, briefly—and rest it as a whole, too. He used barbells and dumbbells and was well developed long before he started using Nautilus machines.

This one-of-a-kind book profiles the high-intensity training HIT techniques pioneered by the late Mike Mentzer, the legendary bodybuilder, leading trainer, mime renowned bodybuilding consultant.

He always preferred to “bust their asses” right out of the gate. I still love it. Brief Workouts Kike Significant Strength Gains – Rogue Health and Fitness says September 25, […] I previously touched on the issue of workout frequency in my article on high-intensity training.

High-Intensity Training the Mike Mentzer Way by Mike Mentzer

A fellow named James Krieger did a pretty thorough meta-study that seemed to validate this: My favorite lifting book ever. Lobo says May 30, This is basically pretty much in line with what Werner Kieser has been advocating for years. As I point out in my HIT book, all muscular intfnsity from weight mlke must be stimulated by preparing and then tearing at least some of the involved myosin and actin tissues. If you’re not completely sold on it, try mixing it in with your standard way of training.

When Viator trained on his own, he gradually lost muscle and gained fat.

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