Is This Training Plan Safe?

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Question: I found a training plan on the Internet that I would like you to review and give me your opinion about it. I have made huge gains with my routine over the past two years but I thought this one looked interesting and different.
Answer: In general, there are a couple of things you need to investigate when you follow training information you find on the I Internet. Is the site trying to sell you something? Most of the time they are. Is the training safe and does it fit your end result training needs? That is a judgement you have to make.
For this site and trainer, who is found on bodybuilding.com, the training appears to be safe. It is extreme but not off the charts. The idea is to use two exercises from opposing muscle groups with massive reps. The chest/ back routine uses incline dumbbell presses combined with double dumbbell rows. The first set is 30 reps each. The second is 20 reps and the third is 10 reps four and five are only five reps. On each set you are adding weight with only 45 seconds between sets. Set six is again ten reps. Set seven is 20 and set eight is back to 30 reps. As you add reps you decrease weight. It is what we call an extended railroad. It is extremely high volume training and would be an effective change from low reps and heavy sets. A cycle like this for 4 weeks could be a refreshing change-up.
The only part that makes me cautious is the supplementation. It requires a lot of supplements. The trainer emphasized that the food and supplements were very important considering the volume of training and need for recovery. Some dosages seem extreme but remember he is sponsored by a supplement supply company. Things that make you go Hmmmmm. Any way it seems like it could be worth a month of training to change up and see how well it goes for you.
God bless and keep training,
Daryl

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