Achieving the Stimulus is Most Important

The goal of a workout, when you’re training for aesthetic or performance improvement, is not to complete an arbitrary set & rep protocol. It is to acheive a specific stimulus. In this video, Coach Kassem discusses the context of when to make adjustments and how you can easily know what to change to make sure you’re achieving the true goal of the workout.

Timestamps

0:45 Why loading predictability changes between stimuli or exercises

1:55 Ideal programming vs real life situations and adjustments

3:00 How understanding the stimulus makes it easier to quickly adapt your workouts appropriately

5:50 Don’t think specific set and rep protocols are magic

7:00 Certain training stimuli are more subject to variable changes than others

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