If you’ve spent any time in this iron game, you’ve probably heard about more ways to use strength training during fat loss than you can count on two hands.
“Only train compound lifts, using heavy weights, to keep your muscle.”
“You should be using high-rep, high volume to sculpt and define your muscles.”
“You only need 3, 45-minute lifting sessions per week to get shredded.”
“Muscle confusion is the way to go. Use crazy circuits and mix it up daily.”
(Okay, that last one is awful. But the first three? Very common, and not entirely wrong.)
I propose a lesser-known solution. A solution that has worked wonders for myself, and many of my clients that have used a similar system. A hybrid training system for fat loss, designed to maximize your results, and help you hold on to as much muscle as possible.
With this method, I’ve had many clients lose fat and get very lean, while maintaining, or even gaining strength in some cases. I believe that unless you are training for a meet, bodybuilding competition, or specific sport, this is the best split you can use if your goal is a lean, aesthetic body, with as much lean mass as possible.…