Max-OT program. Opinions?

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  1. ninor

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    Need program for beginners.. Max-OT?

    http://www.freedomfly.net/Documents/MAX-OT.pdf

    Has anyone done it? Opinions?

    I'm 6'0, 185lbs, around 16% body fat... and started working out a month ago and I need a routine/program to start following.
     
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  2. LuciferBowels

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    seems like a good routine to start with. I dont know about the 4-6 reps though. I usually do 12-8-8-6
     
  3. MaineSucks

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    Decent for beginners but it can be a very boring routine.
     
  4. ninor

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    I think Preemo made substantial gains on it,
     
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    it's a good program to start with because it outlines everything in detail. after you get the feel of what works for you, you can switch it up.
     
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    just do some basic program to pack on muscle, anything right now at your level will do that. Once you get some muscle then you can look into different programs etc. I didn't get good results on MaxOT, i got better results on a basic upper/lower 4 day split
     
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    some of my friends have as well
     
  9. PreemO

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    yeah to this day i still borrow some principles of that program to my main split.

    essentially i start off every body part with a big heavy compound movement, with a warm up scheme more less the same (5 sets, from 10 reps frist set, to a single on last warmup set). then i do 2 working sets, 4-6 reps. from there either i do some hypertrophy-specific movements or PLing stuff
     
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    I used this routine for a while but now i do a variation of it. Im still basically on a 5 day a week split, but instead of the 4-6 reps i do 6-8 reps, ocassionally switching up to a 4-6 rep week and a 8-12 rep week. my warm up scheme is more or lesss the same as the max-ot program though.
     
  11. maks

    maks Bah! t(-_-t)

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    Loved it. Lost 40lbs and got stronger. It was my first lifting routine so I was a complete newb. I stuck to it because it was laid out so well.
     
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    golfnut019 i love them little white balls

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    Can you actually pack on muscle with this routine? I thought lower reps are used for strength vs. higher reps which are incorporated to build mass?
     
  13. PreemO

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    diet is more of an important factor in gaining or losing. training is just a stimulus
     
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    and I thought lower reps = mass, higher reps = strength
     
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    higher reps are geared more towards building stamina/aerobic conditioning. Lower reps with enough weight to where you're at failure on the last rep (as outlined in the Max-OT workout) will build mass and strength.
     
  16. maks

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    IDK, to me diet just seems to be way more important than rep schemes. My legs for example have really responded to 20 rep sets and that doesn't quite go along with what most people say.

    I'll never be that ripped to know for certain anyway. Just going to change workouts every once in a while and see how it goes
     
  17. Spidey

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    This is pretty much my routine exactly. Always gives me good results.

     
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