One of the very best training “techniques” I have experienced has been the incorporation of the feeder workout or the “double stimulation” workouts CT wrote about awhile ago. As long as I didn’t overdo it (I have a very bad tendency with the “if it is great, do more!”), the double stimulation workouts aided in muscle recovery as well as aided in growth.
I have been incorporating CT’s best damn workout for natty’s philosophy into my own training recently, and it has worked absolutely wonderfully for me. My split, my exercises, and my intensity techniques (or purposeful lack of them) are different than the program CT outlines, but the principles of low volume (only 1 working set per exercise, and depending on frequency, only one exercise per body part…WAAAAY different than what I had been doing for decades) and high frequency has been simply a breath of fresh air for my training. This is coming from a previous steroid user and one who is well above what some call “natural limits” still.
I’m wondering about incorporating the double stimulation workouts back into this new regimen, but I’ve held back a bit due to a little anxiety about effect on recuperation given my frequency is so high now (bodyparts trained at least 3 times a week). Of course…I’m going to try it…but looking for some compelling rationale of why others think this would be a bad idea.