Q: I just can’t get myself to use 10×10 on my strength exercises like bench presses, squats, and rows. Using only 60 percent of my max ain’t gonna happen. I bench 300, so I would only use 180 for 10×10. I don’t want to feel like a weakling. Do you think I would benefit by using 10×10 only on my isolation exercises? I don’t really care about the amount of weight on those shaping moves.
A: As we’ve mentioned, we had trouble coping with the idea of using light weights on the big exercises. Nobody wants to feel like a weakling. That’s why we started out using 10×10 only for arms. We figured [Read more…]