Early phase strength development: a four-week training comparison of different programs.

@article{Landin2007EarlyPS,
  title={Early phase strength development: a four-week training comparison of different programs.},
  author={Dennis K Landin and Arnold G. Nelson},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={1113-6}
}
The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of various exercise sequences in the early weeks of a strength training program. Forty-two untrained men were randomly assigned to one of 4 training regimens, which were differentiated by the order in which the exercises were performed, and trained 3 days per week for 4 weeks. Three regimens were multiple-set protocols (alternating, blocked, and semiblocked), and the fourth was a single-set protocol. The exercises were arm curls, lateral… CONTINUE READING