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Darden Interview, Part 2
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Dr. Darden,

Hello, I am 18 years old and I will be preparing for my contest very soon (the contest is on April 4th of next year). I have been following the beginner/intermediate routines you posted in your 2004 book, The New HIT for the last couple of months and have made very good progress and I am currently on the final week of beginner routine #2.

However, as I am nearing more and more to my contest prep, should I alter the routine that are listed in the book in any way to provide maximum results to the contest date? Thanks and hope to hear your reply.
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Ellington Darden

The only thing I would add is some of the specialized HIT routines in Part IV to bring up any lagging body parts that you may have.


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I apologise if im adding this in the wrong section, but i couldnt find anywere else that was relevant. I wanted to know if you'd encounterd a book called the Nutrient Timing System. I have read it myself and the book seems scientifically sound and straight forward to incorporate alongside a traiing regime.

Although i was wondering if you (Dr Ellington) could tell me if its good enough to accompany high intensity training. The Book is called 'Nutrient Timing: The Future of Sports Nutrition' and is written by 'John Ivy' and 'Robert Portman'.
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Ellington Darden

Sorry, but I'm not familiar with the book you mentioned.

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dear Ellington. you brought back old, old old memories, even further back than my daytona years. when i was a young teenager in the 50s and early 60s i was a serious ymca member and remember a pamphlet that had DYNAMIC TENSION as its center piece.

mostly different positions of pulling on a towel or pushing your hands against each other til they hurt. there was also a new thing coming out called isometrics where you pulled on an innaimate object til it hurt. i was very impressed.

in daytona i was getting into the earth stuff and remember a pulp papered little magazine called organic gardening and farming. the major star was mr rodale, who went on to put out a lot of magaines. hard to believe that the descendant publishing went to hit and your great book.
oh well, the memories.
your friend fred from nashville
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