Charles Staley EDT: Time Management Meets Weight Training – Fitness, time management, With EDT you will aim to beat your last PR at every workout. Back in the mid’s trainer Charles Staley developed a very simple yet brutal method of training: EDT or Escalating Density Training. Well, we are talking about the famous E.D.T. (Escalating Density Training) invented by the American strength coach Charles Staley. Let’s go!.

Author: Gataxe Goltijind
Country: Zimbabwe
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Business
Published (Last): 19 November 2014
Pages: 462
PDF File Size: 5.23 Mb
ePub File Size: 3.45 Mb
ISBN: 792-9-37673-573-4
Downloads: 14752
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Akinohn

Only about 10 percent of people are able to do it. When should you not use the EDT technique? Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don’t always cut it. Coming off a three-month hiatus, I simply couldn’t muster the mental effort needed to get myself back in the gym.

So you can saley, it can get pretty intense based on the loads and exercises performed. Losing fat is simple. Use these guidelines without being bound by them.

EDT-The Simplest Muscle Building (and Fat Shredding) Workout Plan…and it Works!

Front squat and hamstring curl are one example, or bicep curls and tricep press. Secondly, you can base your entire workout around this method, by utilizing multiple PR Zonessuch as one for upper body and one for lower body.

Only about 10 percent of people are able to do it. Many people think that to have the body of their dreams they need to set up at least a minute date with the iron. After warming up the first 2 exercises, select a load that approximates a RM for each exercise. Question of Strength 50 by Christian Thibaudeau Today How bodybuilders can fight post-show depression, how to eat carbs and stay lean, and what to do if squats make you hurt. This instinct is myopic, however. All information and opinions expressed on this “site” and products is for informational purposes only, have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.


Escalating Density Training Revisisted | Old School Trainer

Using this as a base, you can structure your workouts by using the following options:. These oppositional exercise pairings represent the second device.

These ways are achieved through programming “tricks” that you should be using. Sure, but try 15 minutes first. Once we’ve determined the required training load needed to elicit a specific result, it naturally follows that we next need to find the “easiest” way s to accumulate that volume within the specified period.

The next time you perform the same exercise pairing, your singular objective is to improve upon your personal record, which in this case refers to the total reps you managed to acquire in your previous session. You just won the game of life.

Otherwise results will elude them. As you perform a set of front squats, your hamstrings are in essence required to relax to permit your quads to fire unopposed.

Your job is only to complete the minute work period, and then improve on it the next time around. The initial goal is to do ten sets of two on staey antagonistic exercises in a single workout.

  CERFA 2074 PDF

Sure enough, Charles who lives suspiciously close to Area 51 has been putting the finishing touches on his breakthrough training system, which he calls Q2 that’s pronounced “Q-squared” for the phonetically-challenged.

Every attempt to jump back in with the same gusto I once had left me feeling defeated, wondering if I would ever return to my previous levels of swole.

If the next time you repeat this workout and perform push-ups during that same 10 minutes of work, then congratulations: Can you use a single exercise with this instead of two antagonistic exercises?

You’ll start by alternating between the exercises in zone A until time runs out, then rest for 5 minutes and begin zone B. Then when you see increases in performance, increase the weight and go again.

Sets and reps don’t matter. This reciprocal innervation means that your muscle will actually recover faster than it would have if you allowed it to rest. EDT requires that you pair antagonist exercises so you can trick the body into recovering faster. Question of Strength 50 by Christian Thibaudeau Today How bodybuilders can fight post-show depression, how to eat carbs and stay lean, and what to do if squats make you hurt.

Your workout is fat and bloated.