‘Peripheral Heart Action’ (PHA) and ‘German Body Composition’ (GBC). On a similar note, GBC was popularised by Charles Poliquin in the s after. For those who aren’t familiar with German Body Composition Training the brain -child of world famous strength coach Charles Poliquin. German Body Comp Program. Charles Poliquin Explores His Weight-Training Program Designed to Burn Fat Without Aerobics. Kim Goss.

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I followed a 4-week cycle of this program and each session never lasted more than minutes. Therefore, GBC training suited my personal style well.

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It turns out it makes them stronger. If you can drop 2 pants sizes in 1 month.

How would your lifestyle and business change? Incline Dumbbell Press, 4 x, rest 10 seconds A6. Popularised in the US at the turn of the twenty first century GBC training has floated around the fitness industry between those who praise it as revolutionary and those who see it as just another fitness fad. Premised solely on weight training, the American team argued that certain training protocols or approaches could elevate growth hormone.

Back Squat with Heels Elevated, 4 x, rest 10 seconds. Poliquin wrote that there is a relationship between lactate and growth hormone release. This is a great training method to follow if your training is in a stale patch, or you’ve had injuries and struggle to lift the heavy weight comfortably or just want a challenging routine which isn’t too time consuming but very productive with the potential to get some great improvements.


B3 Reverse Hypers or Back Extensions 3 25 2 min. How bodybuilders can fight post-show depression, how to eat carbs and stay lean, and what to do if squats make you hurt.

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B2 Romanian Dead Lifts 3 12 10 sec. By goal Brain Health. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Not sure what you’ll get, check out the choices here. Short rest intervals lead to an increased production of lactate, and an increase in lactate leads to dramatic increases in Growth Hormone, thus resulting in very significant losses of body fat.

Tips Metabolic Conditioning For Women. Secondly, simply eat more vegetables—lots more vegetables. I really looked pkliquin to each session and it made me appreciate that you could have a great workout at an extremely high intensity level while not having to shoot for your heaviest polqiuin in the gym. Besides the elevation of lactate and growth hormone, this initial charlss of alternating upper and lower-body exercises comes with other advantages. Only about 10 percent of people are able to do it.

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He found that when the body has high levels of lactic acid it will decrease your pH levels. After reading about this style of training I was re-motivated to get back in the gym with a new workout plan and unbeknown to me then on the path to some of my greatest workouts ever!


That sounds good to me, here is the routine I used:. B3 Seated Cable Rows to Neck 3 25 2 min. B3 Cable Pressdowns 3 25 2 min.

Lying Leg Curl4 x, rest 10 seconds. For an advanced athletic program designed by Poliquin see here This would indicate that charlws followed to the letter, the program can work. So effectively you’re losing fat from hard weight training and sensible eating. Click here for a printable log of this routine! Well that depends who you ask… Incorporating heavy weight training with little rest is undoubtedly a tough task.

You’re already doing the big basics, right?

I couldn’t wait for my next session! Dips for Chest vs. As a reader of Testosterone Nation, I am going to assume you are familiar with rudimentary rules of proper eating.

Secondly, I was able to train hard on the weights without the nagging pains I was previously getting in my rotator cuffs. It is reps, followed by tempo followed by rest period. Putting it Altogether The man responsible for appropriating the above studies was Charles Poliquin, the Canadian born strength coach who has also popularised systems such as German Volume Training, Wave-Like-Loading and a series of other approaches. Now, I don’t know about you but I like variety and the thought of doing 10 sets of just one exercise didn’t appeal to me.

This workout is not for a beginner.