December 19, 2010

Everything You Need To Know About Loading Parameters So You Can Create Your Own Program Specific To Your Goal

Anyone who strength trains does so with the hopes of promoting a specific response whether it is to increase strength itself, build muscle, burn fat, or any combination in between. And while each of those qualities can be developed to some degree by simply ‘working out’, to get the best response, or adaptation, in relation to the goal in the shortest amount of time possible, the loading parameters ought to be adjusted accordingly. The primary parameters in question, to which all decisions regarding program design are made, are: Tension, Reps, Tempo, and Rest.