Fat Cat wrote: ↑
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:34 pm
Quotes need a comma before the quotation mark, as in:
So it should be, "whatever, hardgainer...."
The lesson here is don't be a grammarian cryass. Especially when you're ESL.
Thanks for the lesson. My point to newly was: if you are trying to offend someone do it in a grammatically correct way.
The truth, as per usual, is somewhere between your two positions.
I don't have two position. I think the truth is contextual. If someone wants to build 3x bodyweight deadlift Easy Strength and 40-day workout is not the best template. Similarly, the method on the video is aimed at increasing the number and quality of mitochondria in the glycolytic muscle fibers, which is beneficial for wrestlers.
My training - on a fractional level - is similar to yours. Grappling without strength (I am reasonably strong, but run out of gas if I use it) and trying to get stronger outside of BJJ school by doing swings and presses. My body cannot handle high intensity programs aimed at building absolute strength on top of BJJ three to four times a week.
The question is, what are mainstream fitness amateurs trying to achieve? Are they better off following muscle building templates? (Lots of which, by the way, have ample rest intervals). Most people I ask say "I want to get fit". Which probably includes some strength, some endurance and some fat loss. SO are they closer to the bodybuilders and weightlifters trying to build muscle or are they closer to sports professionals trying to get GPP training outside of their main activity? I would say for the amateurs full time jobs and families are their main activities, and it doesn't make sense to get killed in the gym every time they train.
In any case, polarised training seems to have taken over anything else over the last couple of decades. 80% easy, 20% hard. One hard session out of five, seems reasonable to me.