German Volume Training is a great way to add on some serious mass while at the same time building up your strength. It isn’t the easiest, and doing it for leg day will ensure that you do not walk right the rest of the day. Essentially, it is high reps with a high amount of sets. This means the weight you use will be scaled back, generally to about 60% of your 1 rep max. For a 1 RM of 315 on squats this would be about 250 lbs.
Now this can not be done continuously for long periods of time, but mixing it into your workouts here and there is a great way to give your body a new stimulus for growth. The main issue lies in the body’s nervous system not being able to recover from the amount of volume. It is possible to do it for a month straight, then do a lower volume for about 2 weeks, and then go back into GVT.
Today for preworkout I took FUEL by Campus Protein, and for post workout I took amino boost XXL by dotFIT with 15 grams of glutamine.
Here is what my leg day looked like:
High Bar Back Squats: 10 sets of 10 reps
Circuit for 10 sets:
Leg Extensions 10 reps
Leg Curls 10 reps
Leg Press 10 reps
This workout is guaranteed to make your legs weak, increase mass, and increase strength.
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