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Drew Baye keynote presentation at the 2011 Indy HIT Seminar

Pre-Order Elements of Form Get Exclusive Access to Drew Baye’s 2011 HIT Seminar Keynote Presentation

Although I’ve been steadily chipping away at it I’m still not done with my guide to proper high intensity exercise technique, Elements of Form. So, every time I have to push it back again I add another bonus to those who have pre-ordered to increase the value of an already invaluable book for high intensity training practitioners. […]

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Drew Baye explains training to momentary muscular failure

Training To Momentary Muscular Failure

I explain what momentary muscular failure is and why it is important for getting maximum results from your workouts in part one, and answer your questions on training to momentary muscular failure in part two.    

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Good Versus Bad Exercises

Good Versus Bad Exercises

A new video is up on my YouTube channel in which I explain what makes an exercise good or bad, why some good exercises are often wrongly considered bad, and how some bad exercises can be altered to make them good.  

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One set of an exercise or three?

Dr. Keith Baar On Single Versus Multiple Sets And Training To Failure

A friend recently shared with me an interview on the We Do Science podcast with Dr. Keith Baar from the physiology dept at UC Davis where he discusses the effectiveness of training with a single set to failure versus multiple sets. The first twenty minutes of the podcast focuses mainly on mTOR and hypertrophy, but a little […]

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Sinking Boat Analogy

The Sinking Boat And Leaky Boat Analogies

Whether we are aware of it or not, we are constantly using analogies in learning, thinking, and communicating, and I use them frequently when teaching exercise principles. I’ve written about a few of my favorites here, including the sun tan analogy, the clothing analogy, and the swimming pool analogy. Some of you may also be […]

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Drew Baye High Intensity Training eBook Bundle

Save 25% on the High Intensity Training eBook Bundle

Buy all five of my ebooks on high intensity training together and get twenty five percent off the normal price: Project Kratos Program Handbook: Bodyweight High Intensity Training High Intensity Workouts: 100 High Intensity Training Workouts and Guidelines for Performance High Intensity: The Annotated, Uncensored Post Workout Delirium Induced Ramblings Getting Ripped: A Short Guide to […]

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Drew Baye demonstrating a TSC belt squat

Q&A: Working Up To A 90-Second Timed Static Contraction

Question: I just tried a few of the exercises from your ebook Timed Static Contraction Training and they are an absolute killer! I think I need to build up to the 90 seconds, though, because I am used to short duration isometrics. Maybe 20:20:20? What do you recommend? Answer: Because of the longer duration and higher average intensity many […]

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Drew Baye performing weighted chin-ups on the UXS

Q&A: Exercise Order And Rest Between Sets For Maximum Hypertrophy

Question: Should I vary the order of my exercises from time to time? If I don’t, won’t the exercises I do later in the workout progress more slowly because I can’t use as much weight? Is it better to alternate between exercises for different muscle groups so I can use more weight or do all […]

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Christian Marchegiani

Q&A: High Intensity Training for Strength vs Size vs Power

Question: I’m interested in trying your high intensity training program and have a few questions. What repetition range should I use if I want to focus on strength without getting too much bigger? What are the best exercises to improve punching power? Shouldn’t I perform my reps explosively to increase power? Answer: How much muscle mass you gain relative to […]

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Timed Static Contraction Training by Drew Baye

Timed Static Contraction Training eBook

Over the past few years I’ve found myself recommending bodyweight and timed static contraction (TSC) training more frequently for people who need a safe, effective, and efficient method of high intensity training without conventional equipment for when it is not available such as during travel, or not practical such as for people who prefer to train […]

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