I read up on an old weightlifting program used by bodybuilding icon Vince Gironda, known as the 8x8. Basically, the program takes any exercise and does 8 sets of 8 reps. While this may sound easy, there is a catch; only 15-20 seconds of rest between sets. After previously trying it on tricep pulldowns and with barbell curls (and getting my arms fried!) I decided to try it with squats. After the seventh set (I was breathing hard and legs were aching) I set the bar on the rack, took two steps and blacked out. I awoke to a few gym members helping me up.
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