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Body by Science (McGruff & Little)


I bought a new book yesterday that I am tearning through trying to determine it's usefulness. The book is Body by Science, written by Doug McGruff M.D. And John Little. Essentially the premise of the book is that an athlete should train no more than once every 5 days, and they recommend doing single sets of very high intensity lifts and walking out of the gym in a matter of minutes. Any further effort beyind this is not only useless, but actually detrimental to both health and performance gains. This sounds like a bit of bullshit to me. Even if it isn't, I am one of those people who are very happy to workout as much as possible because of how it makes me feel. I was just wondering if anyone else has heard of this rationale and have any input. Thanks.


look up DeFranco's training, westside, pretty much everything else




Replace 5 days with 5 years and you pretty much have BruceLeeFan's training program..




I'm not familiar with McGruff, but John Little is on the extreme side of HIT. Very fearful of over training.

It's a load of crap.