Episode 186 – #AuthenticAF: Breaking Down Training Progression Models P2

Episode 186 – #AuthenticAF: Breaking Down Training Progression Models P2

Once you hit the so-called plateau with your loading in the gym, it’s important not to knee jerk and change programmes. In this latest episode of #AuthenticAF we dive into specific progression models to use to amplify your gains, with topics such as reverse pyramids, undulating periodisation and recycling strategies all covered. If you’re looking for an edge in your training, this one is going to be a big one to take notes on and listen a few times!  

Take responsibility over time and adapt accordingly.” 

Akash Vaghela 

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00:00 – Intro 

01:32  Ivan’s favorite: Linear Periodisation Model 

04:16 – Benefits and pressures on early stage 

06:00 – Chasing rep ranges 

09:10 – Time and progress determination 

11:10 – People reaching the plateau 

14:18 – Benefits of increasing body weight 

17:09 – Ed’s weight Increase experience  

19:20 – Volume, Intensity, and frequency Pyramid 

21:56 – Knowing the principles behind a plan 

24:40 – Taking ownership as a trainee 

26:46 – Responsibility to learn about yourself 

29:00 – Isolation exercises 

31:21  Small vs big guys in the gym 

34:45 – Exercise order in sessions 

37:10 – Adding reps and refining forms as progression 

43:42 – Sets and approaches 

48:36 – Progressive mindset 

49:18 – Wrap up 

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Akash Vaghela is the Founder of RNT Fitness, where his mission is to see a world where everyone experiences the power of a physical body transformation to act as a vehicle for the greater good in their lives. Akash has produced 200+ blogs, 100+ videos and hosts the RNT Fitness Radio podcast, which has amassed over 110,000 downloads in 90+ countries across 100+ episodes. Alongside this, he's been seen in Men's Health, BBC, T-Nation, Elite FTS and the PTDC, while also regularly speaking nationally and internationally on all things transformation.