Ascending RPE Hypertrophy Cycle

Ascending RPE Hypertrophy Cycle

Phase potentiation is the idea that one block of training will provide leverage for additional progress in subsequent blocks. This process was described in detail in the blog post about the “strength and metabolite” cycle, which preceded this current hypertrophy...
Metabolite Training Cycle Fall 2021

Metabolite Training Cycle Fall 2021

Following the 6-week strength cycle, we move directly into a 4-week “Metabolite” phase. After a strength cycle, work capacity is lower. This is a result of the lower reps and longer rest periods between sets. In a strength cycle, you don’t really get a great pump from...
Strength Cycle Fall 2021

Strength Cycle Fall 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE “METABOLITE” PORTION OF THE BLOG Welcome to the 6-week Strength Phase in the Evolved programs. This 6-week Strength cycle will be followed by a DELOAD week, and then a 4-week “metabolite” phase. Strength cycles are a vital piece of...
Intensity over Volume

Intensity over Volume

The spectrum of variables in training provides the lab for experimentation. The primary variables we can manipulate are Volume (the “dose” of total work), Relative Intensity (proximity to failure) and Frequency. Volume has been heralded as the main driver of...