Eric, Jeff, and Alberto discuss the research on as well as their experiences with training to failure.
How is training to failure defined and studied in research? How does what the research suggests apply to most bodybuilders? In which situations is it beneficial to train to failure? In regard to hypertrophy, what is the difference between training to failure versus leaving one to two reps in the tank? What advice do the coaches have for beginners when it comes to training to failure and setting their weekly volume?
The answers to these, plus many related questions are covered in this episode.
1:01- How training to failure is defined and studied
9:28- Jeff’s experience training to failure
15:30- What the research suggests and how it applies to most bodybuilders
22:53- Advice for beginners
27:07- Training to failure vs. Leaving 1-2 reps in the tank
36:14- Going through the process of figuring out where your volume should be
51:52- How important trial and error really is
Selected Links From This Episode
Monthly Applications In Strength Sport (MASS)- https://www.3dmusclejourney.com/mass
3DMJ Vault- https://www.3dmjvault.com
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