Articles from September 2014

Don’t Go To Failure
You don’t have to go to failure to get strength gains – in other words have to put so much into your last lift that you have to drop it.  This piece of an article on Quora (; needs registration), by Darren Beattie, a coach, explains why. “I generally tell people to stop when they’ve reached technical failure. Meaning stop, when your form starts to go, even if you think you can hit a few more reps.Why?It reduces the likelihood of injury.Improves motor unit performance (when you train to absolute failure your last 2-3 reps will be executed poorly, which means your nervous syst..
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