As anyone trained using their “gut feeling” before? What kind of results did you see?
I have been training using this method since I am dieting down (lost about 15 to 16lbs btw) and have found that I am (surprisingly) gaining strength even though some weeks I might only hit the gym twice a week. It goes something like this:
- Ignore the weight, work up to a set that “feels” difficult but not so taxing that it cant be done for 5 sets of 3.
- The goal is to lift more weight the next week or lift the same weight as the week before without as much fatigue
- If I have gut feeling that tells me don’t lift (usually accompanied by fatigue and a bad mood) I simply don’t go to the gym. I usually end up sleeping and feel well rested for the next workout. I attribute this to not missing a lift in the last 2 months.