The Ideal Number of Exercises to Maximize Your Gains

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18 Comments

  1. Paul on January 14, 2022 at 1:04 pm

    I think the main take away here is to aim To Stimulate. Not annihilate

  2. Damian Piotrowski on January 14, 2022 at 1:04 pm

    Great insights, much love mind pump

  3. TxBeach Life on January 14, 2022 at 1:06 pm

    This was very helpful, I have noticed my pump was not as good and definitely felt wasted

  4. Lindsey Murphy on January 14, 2022 at 1:09 pm

    Why would my body be hurting so bad from walking 10k to 12k a day for the past 6 months the only time I didn’t hit it was maybe two days and I hurt so bad from that does my body really need that many

  5. shrtrnd on January 14, 2022 at 1:10 pm

    What does that even mean, "don’t work out more than 45 minutes"? (Even if untrue)
    My full body workout takes over 90 minutes usually simply because I’m at the gym during rush hour and I have to wait in line for certain machines or whatever sometimes and I do 120-150 seconds of rest between sets. What kinda metric is total workout length even?

  6. Micah Asher on January 14, 2022 at 1:11 pm

    I think for beginners, the answer is 1

  7. speedrocks on January 14, 2022 at 1:18 pm

    What program would you guys recommend after completing aesthetics?

  8. Leslie Porter on January 14, 2022 at 1:25 pm

    She’s kinda cute. Great show.🙃👍🏾

  9. MrBreakBadHabits on January 14, 2022 at 1:27 pm

    *”I really hope in 2022 you become THE best version of yourself. I hope it will be your best year ever"* Take it easy and have an amazing day!!

  10. Yellowtable on January 14, 2022 at 1:43 pm

    Put me in a headlock Sal

  11. Jessica Bandy on January 14, 2022 at 1:51 pm

    Hmm maybe I need to go Anabolic>Performance>Aesthetic .. cuz the time in the gym for me is concerning for the volumn in MAPS Aesthic(like the caller many yrs experience/was certified/however diff bc I get like maybeee 3 workouts in but work a more manual type job) However everytime I restart/retry/attempt to do MAPS Aesthetics I fall off bc if I miss a lift here and there and tell myself I need to start over when I have more free time or a more set work schedule/no travel

  12. Adam Scott Fit on January 14, 2022 at 1:51 pm

    Great advice. It depends a lot on lifestyle, experience and recoverability – In reality, most people do way too many. 10-20 sets per body-part per week spread out into as many sessions as you can do.

  13. Liam Engram on January 14, 2022 at 1:51 pm

    Kinda depends on how many sets you like to do per movement.

    4-5 sets per movement?
    2 exercises per muscle group if training them twice a week. 4 if training once a week.

    2-3 sets per exercise?
    3-5 exercises per muscle group if training them twice a week. 5-10 if training once a week.

    The goal is to try and get 16-20 working sets per muscle group per week.

    If people are pressed for time then they should aim for 4-5 working sets per muscle group and do it twice a week, or do a PPL split where Monday-Wednesday is PPL and Friday or Saturday (when people tend to have more time) is a full body day.

    2 sessions per muscle group PPLR would then break down to

    Leg day:
    Main compound (Squat) – 4-5 sets
    Secondary compound (Lunges/Bulgs) – 4-5 sets
    Quad dominant – 4-5 sets
    Hamstring dominant – 4-5 sets
    Glute dominant – 4-5 sets
    Standing calf – 4-5 sets
    Seated Calf – 4-5 sets

    Push day:
    Main compound (Bench) – 4-5 sets
    Secondary compound (OHP) – 4-5 sets
    Tertiary compound (CG Bench) – 4-5 sets
    Chest dominant – 4-5 sets
    Shoulder dominant – 4-5 sets
    Tricep dominant – 4-5 sets

    Pull day:
    Primary compound (DL) – 4-5 sets
    Secondary compound (BB Row) – 4-5 sets
    Tertiary compound (Pullups) 4-5 sets
    Upper back dominant – 4-5 sets
    Lat dominant – 4-5 sets
    Rear delt dominant – 4-5 sets

    This makes leg day 7 movements for 28-35 working sets and Push/Pull days 6 movements for 24-30 sets. If someone doesn’t have time for that I don’t know what to tell them because unless someone is an absolute beginner any less than that isn’t going to build much muscle.

  14. D D on January 14, 2022 at 1:52 pm

    Where’d you get that "Crucified" shirt?

  15. Byrne Campbell on January 14, 2022 at 1:53 pm

    Would you guys recommend performance or prime for someone starting muay thai / striking sports? Performance in the sport being first priority (mobility and joint safety) with second priority being some strength/power. Thanks!

  16. Yellowtable on January 14, 2022 at 1:53 pm

    Put me in a headlock Sal

  17. Cornelius Ramsey on January 14, 2022 at 1:54 pm

    I enjoy crossfit. My question what program I could use to improve in crossfit?

  18. Tim Clark on January 14, 2022 at 1:55 pm

    Great advice!!!!! Ex-military and it is hard to train smart, always want to push beyond what you did the day before (The easiest day was yesterday attitude). Love the YouTube channel and letting everyone at the gym know how great it is. Background, I have been working out for more than 20+ years, truly training for only 10 and the hardest part I feel is to leave a little in the tank after each workout…. Thanks and keep up the Great Work!!!!!

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