Compared to things like football or wrestling or boot camp or war, three days a week full body is not too stressful. I think the human body can handle a ton of load and make progress, especially in strength gain. The secret is to find the least amount of work that will provide the most….
The exercises that “work” for me on Tabatas are: Military Press: but you will do 11 reps in the first 20 seconds and be praying for 3 in the 8th. Maybe the muscle groups are too small. You could add more legs as you go through, but I found that then the weights are too….
“Great weightlifters would readily (one year) make elite/champion kettlebellers and not vice versa” I can only address this with my experiences, but I have only found two things in life that “carried over” into other sports: high school wrestling and the O lifts. Wrestling in high school is one of the rare times in life….
An answer to a forum post about the O lifts Just by doing the lifts…even just the squat variations…you are miles ahead of most people who just talk about them. As a beginner, do the two O lifts very light multiple times a day. I would recommend a little more than a broomstick, but honestly….
Rest and recovery don’t get the press they deserve. I have been telling people for a while to use Sunday to not only rest but to take care of business. Josh Hillis has this great idea of using Sunday as the day where you buy the food, prep the food and store the food. That….