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lildrummerboy80

I have posted here before, frustrated with the different hit routines and the less than stellar results I have achieved. I have been lifting on an off for years, I am now 30 years old and still striving for a better body. I have about a dozen HIT books, and quite frankly, with 3 kids, a 60+ hour a week job, I just do not have the time to train any other way now. I tried the heavy duty Mike Mentzer "ideal routine" and had fairly decent results. I also did the blood and guts training of dorian yates, and many other versions in between.

Finally, after so much trial and error, and frustration, I am finally seeing visible results, workout to workout. I thought I would share this information with this forum, as more valid information that HIT, works. First off, Equipment, I dont have much, and I dont have much room. I workout in a basement that is literally 5 and a half feet tall (yes performing curls with your head in between ceiling braces is a bit stressful) so I have to make do. I have a bowflex power pro with no attachments, A soloflex, an incline/decline bench, and about 250 lbs of free weights.

After trying so many different hit routines, i finally tried one that really is working, it can be found on page 18 of Dr. Darden's "new hit" book, which I have read over and over again. This is the routine that Arther Jones put casey viator through prior to the 1971 Mr. America. While i can not perform the routine exact, I have modified it slightly to fit my needs and equipment. The workout is as follows: (all sets taken to failure)
Leg Press on soloflex (8 - 20 reps)
Leg Extension on soloflex(8-20 reps)
leg curl on soloflex (8-20 reps)
(OMIT SQUAT)
Calf raise with DB (8-20 reps)
**REST 1-2 MIN-set up equipment)
DB pullover (8-12 reps)
Seated row on bowflex (8-12 reps)
Behind the neck pulldown on soloflex (8-12 reps)
***1-2 min rest- set up equipment***
(Added chest routine here not in viators original workout at all for some reason)
Bench Press on solofelx (8-12 reps)
Flys on bowflex (8-12 reps)
Db lateral raise (8-12 reps)
Military Press on soloflex (8-12 reps)
**1-2 min rest- setup equipment)
Barbell curl (8-12 reps)
Palms up lat pulldown on soloflex (8-12)
Skull Crusher on soloflex or bowflex (8-12 reps)
Dips on soloflex to failre

All sets are supersetted back to back except for rest, the workout is performed every other day on Mon Wed Fri, however after 2 weeks of this, i am finding that my reps will go up even more per workout if i rest 2 days between workouts so Mon Thurs Sun and so forth. I am on my 3rd week doing this routine and am seeing strength and size gains, while not really paying too much attention to my diet, anyone who is skeptic, try this out, go to true failure, dont rest between sets, go all out, your heart rate will sky rocket to 180 or more bpm, you'll be soaked, and if done correct, you'll be done in less than 27min. You will have a full body pump like never before, and a new appreciation for "outright hard work"
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Bullen-Whatling

It's great to hear that you're getting results and motivating to the rest of us!

Regarding your diet, do you just eat when hungry and stop when full? (Sounds basic, but a lot of people swear by this for many things!)

I wish you luck and hope you keep making progress!

Regards,

Rob
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lildrummerboy80

ya, i will be getting serious about diet this coming week, i just wanted to really test the routine out without altering what i was eating. I am most def trying to lean out by summer.
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Tony Williams

Bullen-Whatling wrote:
It's great to hear that you're getting results and motivating to the rest of us!

Regarding your diet, do you just eat when hungry and stop when full? (Sounds basic, but a lot of people swear by this for many things!)

I wish you luck and hope you keep making progress!

Regards,

Rob


Sadly, some people think "full" means when they absolutely cannot swallow another bite, or they will ... you know.

Tony
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Bullen-Whatling

Tony Williams wrote:
Bullen-Whatling wrote:
It's great to hear that you're getting results and motivating to the rest of us!

Regarding your diet, do you just eat when hungry and stop when full? (Sounds basic, but a lot of people swear by this for many things!)

I wish you luck and hope you keep making progress!

Regards,

Rob


Sadly, some people think "full" means when they absolutely cannot swallow another bite, or they will ... you know.

Tony


Haha, that's me ;)! That's why I weigh all of my food at every meal, may seem pedantic - but it works for me! :D

Regards,

Rob
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Tony Williams

Bullen-Whatling wrote:
Tony Williams wrote:
Bullen-Whatling wrote:
It's great to hear that you're getting results and motivating to the rest of us!

Regarding your diet, do you just eat when hungry and stop when full? (Sounds basic, but a lot of people swear by this for many things!)

I wish you luck and hope you keep making progress!

Regards,

Rob


Sadly, some people think "full" means when they absolutely cannot swallow another bite, or they will ... you know.

Tony

Haha, that's me ;)! That's why I weigh all of my food at every meal, may seem pedantic - but it works for me! :D

Regards,

Rob


Come to think of it, a food scale is a good idea Rob.

Either that, or a tiny plate for your food so less looks like more.

Tony

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lildrummerboy80

I am going to start a 1500 cal diet as prescribed in Dr Darden's book, My goal is too loose around 20 lbs of fat, that should put me at a super low body fat level.
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