What does "antagonist training" mean?

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  1. Jonari

    Jonari Well-Known Member

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    I've started this workout routing from T-Muscle.com. I was however confused with the terminology "antagonist training" . Is that a more technical term of saying "super set"?

    Link: http://www.tmuscle.com/free_online_...sionid=0AACB1607D9BF5E3437C598745EE27DA.hydra

    For week 2 of the workout it says:

    Does that mean for today, I perform 6 workouts. 3 chest & 3 back, and just super set everything?

    All inputs are appreciated.
     
  2. Jeff Merr

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    Yes, 3 per muscle group. So 3 sets of bi's, 3 sets of tri's or 3 sets of quad dominant, 3 sets of hamstring dominant exercises etc.
     
  3. Jonari

    Jonari Well-Known Member

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    I feel as if I'm not getting that great of a workout using this routing, compared to isolated workouts. :hs:
     
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    It's just opposite muscles. Quads move your legs one way and hamstrings move your legs the other way. Tri/bi, same thing.
     
  5. Jeff Merr

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    Then don't do it.
     
  6. retorq

    retorq What up bitch??

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    I've been doing an ATS type setup for a bit now, I do one back exercise, one chest exercise, then rest and repeat. Feels good all over.
     
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    Been using that routine for over a year now, seen some pretty good gains doing it
     
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