Does performance of a workout = Volume times Intensity?
Could you guys please determine if what I am saying is correct or flawed?
After trying numerous times to plan workouts and failed, my friend and I came up with a simple equation, that is X = V times I, where V= volume of an exercise and I= intensity of that exercise, and X is the performance of our workout. Since Charles Poliquin states a 2% rule of progress, and assuming our first workout is X, we can calculate that our performance for the next workout would be 1.02X. Moreover, since 1.02X=V times I, we can manipulate it so that V and I could increase at the same time, or that V increases while I remains the same and vice versa. For example, if I did pull ups, cable row, and dumb bell row, i would calculate the total sum for X based on the above formula. Then, after i have calculated X, I would add an additional 2%, and from thereon plan my workout again. Moreover, what is the average progress a beginner makes per workout without supplements? Would it be above 10%? Thanks alot! 
There is nothing wrong with planning and progression. However, it is rarely going to work out that you do exactly 2% each time. Progress isn't always linear because life gets in the way and there are so many variables that can affect the outcome of a workout.
Without supplements a beginner may make a 10% jump once or twice, but that type of jump will quickly become untenable. For example, a beginner squats 75 pounds for 5 sets of 5. It is very likely that due to becoming more coordinated and neurological adaptations, he/she could do 82.5 (10% more) the next workout and 91 pounds the 3rd workout, but that won't last. 
Ok thanks a lot!
But does the equation makes sense? 
Yes, I think it makes sense.

hi fren, wads the optimum volume ya recommend in terms of sets and reps for a hypertrophy phase per workout?it has been recommended as 812 sets, but that seems hardly enough to fit in the exercises.

Quote:

Quote:

Quote:

oh i see now. i guess only i know myself best. ok thanks:) cheers:)

All times are GMT. The time now is 08:27 AM. 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000  2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.