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Singles for strength

Post by Sangoma » Mon Jan 07, 2008 8:17 am

In Beyond Bodybuilding Pavel mentions Steve Justa's training methodology with singles. You basically train every day and work with 70& of 1RM. Start with 3 singles, next day 5, every day add 2. After day seven add weight and start with 3 singles again.

I came across an article couple of weeks ago that might be interesting. It's on the link below. It discusses three ways of training with singles.

http://www.tc.umn.edu/~keen0018/1.htm

I must say I like the approach. Volume training is probably the best, but my recovery ability is not great anymore. Training once a week, on the other hand, is boring. So I tend to agree with the guy that rep range of 0 to 2 may become my favorite.
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Post by Sangoma » Sun Jan 13, 2008 10:55 pm

Hamper wrote:Here's Mahlers take on singles for strength
http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/mahler68.htm
http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/mahler4.htm
Thanks. Very interesting. O:)
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Re: Singles for strength

Post by ledfistaco » Fri Aug 08, 2008 5:47 pm

smet wrote:In Beyond Bodybuilding Pavel mentions Steve Justa's training methodology with singles. You basically train every day and work with 70& of 1RM. Start with 3 singles, next day 5, every day add 2. After day seven add weight and start with 3 singles again.

I came across an article couple of weeks ago that might be interesting. It's on the link below. It discusses three ways of training with singles.

http://www.tc.umn.edu/~keen0018/1.htm

I must say I like the approach. Volume training is probably the best, but my recovery ability is not great anymore. Training once a week, on the other hand, is boring. So I tend to agree with the guy that rep range of 0 to 2 may become my favorite.
That link is lost but saved here:
http://web.archive.org/web/200708041642 ... 0018/1.htm

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