Summer is on the horizon, and the time has come to kick back and relax under the sun. Its time for beach days, barbecues and pool parties, and for any serious weightlifter these activities also mean one thing: its time for the shirts to come off and to showcase that rock-solid physique theyve been working on all year. No one wants to be walking around with a soft, smooth and flabby body, and for the next month or two, all of those serious lifters will be shifting into get ripped mode.
How do they usually go about this?
They lighten up the weights and perform higher reps.
This has always been a widely accepted method of cutting down and if you ask most trainers in the gym theyll tell you that heavy weights bulk up the muscle and lighter weights define the muscle.
Do you want to know the reality behind the light weight and high reps method of obtaining a ripped and defined physique?
It is completely, totally and utterly DEAD WRONG.
It couldnt be farther from the truth. In fact, there is no logical basis for this way of training whatsoever, and whoever dreamt up this downright ridiculous way of thinking has caused the vast majority of...