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Light the Iso-TORQ Fuse to Get Huge

When I use regular TORQ (30-20-15) on isolation exercises like leg extensions, can I add weight each set?

IRON MAN E-Zine: Issue #877:
Light the Iso-TORQ Fuse to Get Huge (Mass-Building Update)

Light the Iso-TORQ Fuse to Get Huge (Mass-Building Update)

Q: I got the 4X and Power-Density 2.0 e-books. Really like the TORQ method. I even use Super TORQ sometimes. Either way, pumps are awesome, and I’m getting new vascularity. Nice. Question: When I use regular TORQ (30-20-15) on isolation exercises like leg extensions, can I add weight each set?

A: We’ve addressed this question before, and originally said it wasn’t a good idea. But we’ve experimented and changed our mind–kind of…

You can add weight, but you need to crank up the reps a bit…

Remember, for high-end hypertrophy results, you should keep your tension time more than 40 seconds per set. So if you want to add weight, we suggest you combine Super TORQ (50-40-30-20-10) and TORQ for isolation exercises…

Start with 40 reps. Add weight, rest 45 seconds, then go for 20 to 25. Add weight again, rest 45 seconds and try to get 12 to 15. All sets are to failure…

If you don’t get 12 or more on the last set, use rest/pause. Rest 10 seconds, then rep out again. you should get 5 to 7 extra reps. So your Positions-of-Flexionquad routine might look like this…

Midrange: Squats (pyramid), 4 x 12, 10, 8, 6
Stretch: Sissy squats (4X), 4 x 10
Leg extensions (TORQ, add weight), 3 x 40, 22, 10(6)

Note that if you’re older and can’t handle a heavy pyramid for squats, useDownward-Progression 4X. Start with your 15-rep max, but only do 12. Rest 40 seconds, add weight and do 10–and so on. The short rests will prevent the use of excessive poundages.

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Till next time, train hard–and smart–for BIG results.

–Steve Holman and Jonathan Lawson

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This Special Report was submitted by Jonathan Lawson and Steve Holman.
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