Just read Charles Staley’s newsletter. It’s free if you sign up for it so I don’t think I’m giving away any secrets - I don’t think CS will be upset. Anyway, this newsletter answered a question that I myself had been wondering about which is how would you go about structuring an EDT workout that would be “in between” EDT for hypertrophy and EDT for strength? Answer: use your 6RM (about 80-85% 1RM) and do 15 sets of 2 with 1 minute rest between sets.
I think Charles wrote an article here on T-Nation called “Lose the Fat, Keep the Strength” ,or something like that, that mentioned this. I haven’t done a search yet, but I could swear it on was here. I think it was followed by two PR zones that were alternated every other workout over a three day split.
Thanks for the link. That program uses the EDT for strength parameters of using heavy weight, >= 85% 1RM for singles with 60 seconds rest. EDT for hypertrophy uses about 75% 1RM for 5-6 reps with rests as short as possible. I think the 15x2 parameters take care of that gap in between 75% and 85%+. Charles article on the snatch talks about using ladders. I think that would also work for weights around 80%.
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Is there some people that are always using EDT principles for their workouts?