Strempf: Intensity and Volume.

Perhaps you are new to the game of lifting heavy shit.  You've seen some programs which culminate in one all-out set, and other which call for multiple sets with sub-maximal weights.  Why are people using two seemingly different methods to add strength and size?  This article will help explain the differences of using intensity and volume in a training program, and allow you to get a better understanding of how each can be used properly to gain said size and strength.   Intensity When most people think of intensity they think of the literal definition of it: the quality or state of being intense.  So the way most people construe intensity when it comes to a training program is how hard a set is to come to completion.  For instance, if Powerlifter…
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