Posted On:12/30/2004 3:49am
Style: In Transition
Why exactly is it 20 reps? And would it work with other excercises, like bench, or deadlift?
Last edited by Poop Loops; 12/30/2004 2:22pm at .
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Posted On:12/30/2004 1:46pm
Style: Kyokushin Karate
Originally Posted by Poop-Loops
Why exactly is it 20 reps? And would it worth with other excercises, like bench, or deadlift?
The 20-rep squat workout has been around since around the late 1920s, originally developed by Joseph C. Hise. Hise got massive off of this exercise alone, which is one he stuck with for many years and you can read about him more at http://www.americanpowerliftevolutio...HisePage2.html . He developed the squats+milk routine and had it as a mail order course for some time. As far as for other workouts, I'm sure you could with other compound exercises, like deadlifts, clean and jerks, and the like. Different things work for different people.
Posted On:12/30/2004 1:47pm
Originally Posted by PizDoff
Your possible one rep max will increase by simply doing progressive resistance training with multiple sets and reps.
The 1RM comment was to illustrate that lower weights with higher reps is necessary to prepare for those sets when you use high weight and less reps.
My apologies, I thought I was on my bodybuilding board for a minute there.
People powerlifting at comps at all.....
Edit: 'and all' I mean :qswim:
Some advanced lifters can get excellent gains off of singles, however.
Posted On:1/07/2005 5:37pm
Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Muscle strength and endurance are totally seperate entities!!!1
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Posted On:1/07/2005 8:06pm
Style: Kung Fu
The only squats I ever do are "20 rep squats".
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Posted On:1/08/2005 10:45am
http://www.ironworkout.com/20_rep_squat.htm has a good exercise program and diet that focuses on the "Squats+Milk" routine.
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Posted On:1/08/2005 11:10am
Where the hell is Dr. Jenfucius?!?!?!
Nice link there Koto.
How would you like to be this spotter?
Seems a tad dangerous.
Posted On:1/09/2005 1:49am
Style: Delusional Idiocy
5lbs more on the bar for everywork. i wish.
Posted On:1/09/2005 1:51am
Yeah, you can't realistically do it every single workout but you want to at least throw the 5 on and see if you can pump them out. Beginners probably can with ease, but intermediate to advanced lifters, no way.
Posted On:1/09/2005 9:51pm
Add 5 lbs. each week.
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