Thread: Low weight high reps
9/13/2006 11:41am, #11Originally Posted by Repulsive Monkey!!RENT SPACE HERE FOR 10 VBUCKS PER LINE PER MONTH!!
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9/13/2006 11:43am, #12Originally Posted by Repulsive Monkey
Note: I'm not advocating high reps over low reps for grappling training, I'm just saying that's what I'd recommend if he wants to. It's always good to throw in a high reps session every so often, jhust for a bit of variation.
9/13/2006 12:15pm, #13
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Don't waste time on a personal trainer unless you KNOW that they are qualified. Most have only a weekend seminar's worth of knowledge over you. If you want to build endurance and get some increased metabolic activity as a bonus, do centuries (1 set 100 reps).
9/13/2006 12:41pm, #14
Sets of 12-15 reps supposedly increase anaerobic endurance.
Now, if that translates to endurance during grappling, is beyond me.
9/13/2006 1:08pm, #15
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I think its easy to to get to caught up into sets and routines and numbers. As long as what you do is challenging to your body it will adapt. Worry about changing things up when you stop making gains. I think the best way to increase your endurance for a certain activity really is just to do that activity more. Its hard so simulate the effort of grappling/striking in the weight room. I prefer to lift to increase strength and to grapple more to increase endurance.
9/13/2006 1:22pm, #16
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This is very difficult to discuss since everybody is different. But Goju, please do not waste your $$$ in a physical trainer. Really. Some of them are incredibly good, and others just take a week of seminars and get a license. So the quality varies.
But the main problem is that most of them (even the really good ones) are not sport trainers. They are physical trainers with focus on getting plain vanilla people into shape or make someone a bodybuilder. They don't know squat about sport-specific training in general, much less when it comes to martial arts.
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9/13/2006 1:36pm, #17
9/13/2006 1:44pm, #18
Originally Posted by El Macho
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I find at the end of a good session my muscles are so weak and exhausted I am litteraly shaking.
Of course that's a sign of a good work out to.
I was just trying to figure out in my lifting what would work best to help my grappling.
I am a fairly strong guy who tires easily, and I don't just mean cardio but my muscle strngth so it's not necessarily strength but endurance for grappling I want to improve from my visits to the gym.
9/13/2006 1:52pm, #19
Originally Posted by GoJu - Joe
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Do you have numbers for your bench/military press/squat/deadlift? I apologize for the amount of questions, I'm just confused by the strength that tires easily thing. ('Cause if you're rolling for an hour, and you're using a lot of strength, that isn't "tires easily" to me. It could be you assume a higher level of performance should be there, when it can't be done? Just an idea. I've never been so tired in my life than after 6 minutes of wrestling matches. *With no food the night before, heh.*)
9/13/2006 1:57pm, #20
There was article in local Fighter Magazine about "Svedberg Series" strength-endurance training, where you do six moves, 10 reps each, 4 rounds. Rest between moves in rounds is 10 sec between moves 1st round, 20 sec between two moves 2nd, 30 sec in 3rd 3 moves in row. And in 4th you do all six in row.
Sorry if this sounds complicated or stupid, but this is my elementary school english.