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A bodybuilding training method where one works the most underdeveloped muscles first, so as to subject them to the maximum possible effort. The idea is to train the weak areas where improvement is desired early in a workout before one begins to fatigue. [1][2][3] This principle also works with other disciplines. [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Donche, Dan (2008). FF Trainer Certification Guide. USA: Fatal Fitness. 
  2. Hatfield, Frederick C. (n.d.). Bodybuilding According to Joe Weider. Retrieved on 2008-08-11.
  3. Horowitz, Jay (n.d.). The Weider Principles. Retrieved on 2008-08-11.