4 Loading Strategies for
Ramping Up Intensity and Gains
Oh, we’ve all been there. Call it “The 3 x 12 Blues.”
What’s up for today? Bi’s and tri’s. You load up the triceps pushdown with roughly 70% of your one-rep max and here we go. One, two, three, zoning out, zoning back in, eleven, twelve. You step back, waiting forty-five seconds, a minute, bouncing on your toes to look busy, and then go again. The magic twelve. Same as it ever was.
Maybe you can see yourself in one or more mirrored walls at the gym. How long has it been since you’ve looked any different? Why aren’t you growing?
Maybe it’s because muscles love routine. They love routine because it allows them to adapt to ...