Train, Eat, Rest, Repeat!
Join Date: Jan 2010
Training Exp: 26
Training Type: Powerbuilding
Fav Exercise: BP, MP, SQ & DL
Fav Supp: Bacon & Eggs
Originally Posted by KD5NFW
I will also jump on the deload bandwagon, as much as I complain about them they are definitely your friend! Like you I used to lift week after week without a break. Typically between 12-16 weeks I would finally burn out and be forced to take a week or more off. When I would start back I had to reset quite a bit on weight and start over regaining my strength.
Take the deload when your body says you need it
I'm totally sold....in the past, I deloaded once every 8 or so years
...usually forced by injury, so I think I will be wiser for the future...
"You must have a very strong reason for doing an exercise. If you don't, scrap it and move on." -Jim Wendler
-Get bigger overall @ 10-12%BF. -Traps big enough to scare women, children and manlets. -Complete clean TRIPLES with weights I've handled for heavy singles
-Curl 70# DBs for reps and knock out 12-15 easy pullups -BP 260x3 MP 160x3 SQ 325x3 DL385x3 BOR 190x3
Gym PRs: BP 265 MP 175 SQ 365 DL 405 BOR 245