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The Poliquin Principles: Successful Methods for Strength and Mass Development

4.21  ·  Rating Details ·  77 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Both an exercise program and a reference manual with a ground-breaking new treatise on bodybuilding and strength training.
Paperback, 154 pages
Published July 1st 1997 by Dayton Publications & Writers Group
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Frank
Dec 12, 2014 Frank rated it did not like it
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This is only principles. That is, if you're looking for a flowchart for your gym-time, or a cookie-cutter method, this book is NOT for you.
I gave it only 1 star because it is contradictory in several places, and ambiguous in others.

Example of contradictory: It is stated that there is an inverse relationship between muscle size and number of sets performed with that muscle. An example would be the hamstring, a large muscle which requires low number of sets. According to info given earlier in the
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Neville Tirimba Ogoti
The book, unlike most others of its kind, isn't based on myth. It is based on scientific evidence and measurable regimens. The advice contained in the book would certainly benefit those involved in strength training. I highly recommend it.
Chris
Jul 27, 2016 Chris rated it liked it
Some useful information regarding tempo, sets, reps, recovery, and training for specific muscle and fibre types.
Heavily geared towards bodybuilding rather than athletic development, but still applicable
Andrew Cutler
May 01, 2013 Andrew Cutler rated it really liked it
classic exercise text- I actually had mine signed by Poliquin. However when I first got it back in 1997 I was bummed that it lacked 'programs' and instead dealt with principles.
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Shelves: gym-books
Currently best in the field, systematic approach
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