Q: In the X-centric Mass Workout you end each bodypart routine with the contracted-position exercises for 4×10 density with minimal rest. But you have quoted studies that show how stretch-position exercises can build muscle very quickly. Can I do the stretch exercise 4×10 last and with the contracted move before it for a standard set or two instead?
A: That’s a great idea. You could use that stretch-overload finisher for a few weeks, and then switch back to a contracted-exercise chaser with 4×10 density. We’ll give you an example in a moment, but first… [Read more…]