The god father of training Jack LaLanne never talked about running long distance or running marathons; never talked about a 400lb bench press, he trained with light weights and 1,000’s of calisthenics and did tons of swimming and accomplished amazing feats.
According to today’s experts, training with high reps only build endurance, also can’t figure out as soon as someone picks up a weight it is considered strength training, no matter how much weight they are using.
But according to the experts and today’s standard you would think that the only weights that your body responds to is a barbell or a kettlebell, the thought high rep bodyweight training is somehow inferior, that it’s only useful when done with low rep training like in power lifting.
But Jack LaLanne could do thousands of calisthenics, swim miles in open water. LaLanne trained until fatigue, until he could no longer do another … Read More