Originally Posted by Fazc
Mentally it has it's toll as well, if maxing is this massive event in a yearly schedule that is a lot of pressure. Also not a lot of practice at lifting heavy either. Not an approach i'd like anyway, I like being able to pull/push maxes most weeks of the year..
Yeah, that's an issue. I just couldn't run a routine like Sheiko or Korte year round. Also: the sheer volume grinds you down after a while. I seem to remember 16 sets of squats on some days - not particularly heavy, but still murderous.