It is possible to do BOTH with ramping up to a few all out sets beyond failure! And Mentzer and Art Jones was wrong about that you must progress from workout to workout; it is also fully possible to dig yourself down with accumulated fatigue for weeks or months on high volume and then reduce volume and upping the intensity and then get the "long term delayed training effect"(ltdte) – that’s what I am doing in my periodization, and this principle has been known for at least thirty years now, since it was common knowledge by athletes already around the beginning of the eighties...
Originally Posted by Neckhammer
Obese people and those desiring to lose weight should perform hard work before food. Meals should be taken after exertion and while still panting from fatigue. They should, moreover, only eat once per day and take no baths and sleep on a hard bed and walk naked as long as possible.