When you perform a set of an exercise. Every rep you do is slightly harder than the last rep. Your muscles work hard to lift the weight in the given exercise and eventually tire out. If you … [Read more...] about Failure Training: Everything you NEED to know!
Most of the Graduate Fitness programs will give a more specific recommendation as to how long to rest between sets. Like recommended reps and sets...When it comes to rest periods between sets … [Read more...] about Rest Periods: How long to wait between sets?
Progressive Overload is something you earn from a previous good training session. When you train hard enough, your body will be forced to adapt and get stronger. As a consequence, you will … [Read more...] about Weight Selection: How much weight to lift for a given exercise?
It's important to remember that there is no magic combination of rep and set schemes. Rather, you should focus on finding the right number of sets and reps that allows you to continually lift more … [Read more...] about What is ‘Progressive Overload’?
A single set is just a group of reps performed together. Thankfully for you, every program in the Graduate Fitness library has a clear recommendation of how many reps and sets you should perform. … [Read more...] about How many Sets and Reps you should be doing each exercise
For the purpose of explaining sets, reps and rest periods we will use the "Squat" exercise as an example. The Squat is a lower-body dominant exercise working most of your leg muscles in one … [Read more...] about Sets Vs Reps: Whats the difference?