For people that dont know the routine i am speaking of, Casey Viator did this back in the 70’s. He would start off with leg presses and do 25 reps with 460 pounds, he would then move staright to leg extensions (no rest) and get 22 reps with 200 pounds, and then do 17 reps full squats with 400 pounds loaded on the bar. Insane isn’t it? He allegedly put on 60 pounds of body weight in only 28 days.
So just to add some variety to my leg training i decided to try this routine today. I walked in the gym, set up the leg press with 308 pounds, leg extension with 156, and squat with 220 pounds. I started with leg press and did 20 reps, i staright away went to the leg extension and did 10 reps. At this stage my quads were shaking, i stumbled to the squat rack and i feared that i wouldnt even get one rep. The first 2-3 reps i was not very confident, but i then realised that i can really keep going here. I did 17 reps (more like breathing squats) and as i went for 18 i sunk to the gound and didnt come back up for a good 2-3 minutes. Then being the idiot that i am, i wasn't satisfied with a 10 minute workout! So i decided to do the whole thing again. I took a 7-8 minute break, then started with leg press (same weight again) got 20, another 10 in leg extensions and went to the squat rack and got 3 reps. While walking back to my car after this i almost fell over 2-3 times. I did make some mistakes i felt, i could have used more weight in the leg press i know that after 20 reps i could have done a lot more, but decided to leave some fuel in the tank. And i probably could have used 10 pounds less in leg extensions. I tell ya though i have more respect for Viator now than ever before. This guy was an animal. If anybody has not tried this program before, then i challange you to do so. I know i will be back.