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Old 04-05-2013, 12:40 PM   #1
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Could you survive this?

20 sets of squats, 2x a week...look at phase 4.

http://www.muscleandstrength.com/wor...ilding-workout

4 squat workouts total each week for 4 weeks. Two 12x12 workouts and two 8x8 heavier workouts.
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Old 04-05-2013, 01:04 PM   #2
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I did have a brief period where I was maxing at around 88 squats a session several times a week but it's not something I'd say was a great idea.
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Old 04-05-2013, 01:05 PM   #3
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I would seriously consider taking this up as a challenge except it looks counter-productive to competitive powerlifting. Maybe this could be posed as a challenge for the bodybuilding inclined?
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Survive maybe. Thrive, nope.
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if i was useing light weights.
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I did a 10x10 on squats once with 185 pounds. 8 days later I was still crying like a baby.
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Could you survive this?

20 sets of squats, 2x a week...look at phase 4.
No. No, I couldn't.

Interesting, though.
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If I did I would probably look as sick and drained as the guy on the picture in the article, and be weak as hell =)




I think its possible to build muscle on that much volume if the rest of your life is very much in order and adapted to your training, not the other way around like it is for most of us.
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I did a 10x10 on squats once with 185 pounds. 8 days later I was still crying like a baby.
Still loling at this...

I did a 100 reps of squats once...it has only happened once for the exact same reason.
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