Is achieving the best body composition spending hours on a treadmill? Running? Bootcamp? Cross Fit?
Remember... Body Composition is in relation to your lean body mass and body fat levels. Optimising body composition is decreasing body fat while increasing or maintaining lean body mass.
The best training method is the one that promotes these changes and trains predominately the ANAEROBIC SYSTEM.
I will always say the best plan is the one you can be consistent with long term and taking that into consideration the application of Strength Training with weighted load external to body weight will always be the best tool to gain ideal body composition improvements.
There are a few rules however that come into play...
Progressive overload simply just means doing a bit more each week in terms of the amount of work (volume) or quality of how intense the session is (intensity).
The amount of work in the workout. There are many different ways to gauge this for example:
There are also two terminologies to understand:
Basically, this relates to the bell curve. There is a point where the stimulus of workload is too little, and nothing will happen. There is also a point where you can do too much causing de-training and negative adaptions.
Take these into context as you’ll find different people can tolerate more volume than others. It is shown that females usually can tolerate more volume than guys.
Relates to the weight used in relation to your 100% achievable effort at that given load or weight, your 1 Rep Max (1RM).
Be Compliant. Be Consistent.
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