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Old 05-18-2013, 10:19 AM   #2
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Both approaches have a time and place. In either case, you need to have a clear long term plan, though, for example to peak at the proper time for a meet.

You also need to be careful because it's easy to go heavy every day for a week, two weeks, and sometimes several weeks while feeling invincible... and then suddenly be so destroyed you train like shit for 2 months. I realize the fashionable thing for internet weightlifting right now is pretending that there's no such thing as overtraining, but it happens and often it sets you back quite far, especially if you start collecting pains and injuries that you can't get rid of.

That being said, you can certainly try it. There are programs on this site that are essentially all daily max training - it can work well if it's done properly, and that requires you or a coach monitoring your training wisely and making adjustments as needed to keep you actually progressing rather than just beating yourself to death.
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