Training Intensity & Arousal Part 1 - We are all bitches.

Training Intensity & Arousal Part 1 - We are all bitches.

Something that we have been talking about recently in the gym, and something that a lot of us feel we have started to rectify, is the lack of intensity in our sessions. A tendency to live in the pocket, almost as if you’re so far in the pocket you’re in the sock. Programming via relative intensity means, i.e. RPE-based training and RIR, has been great in progressing the big 3 lifts, but for accessories, we are not driving ourselves close to the point that we need to in order to progress, for strength and hypertrophy.

 We feel there has been a series of events that drove us to realise, that we’ve been bitching it. Here’s the timeline:

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