Going for strength gains and Mass, It seems to me Drop sets would be a better choice. Anyone have a opinion?? Im looking to INC this into my workout later on.
Thread: Pyramid Sets VS Drop Sets
04-08-2011, 04:44 PM #1
04-09-2011, 04:02 AM #2
There are other options besides straight pyramid sets for strength and size. There are smart power lifting programs available on this site (e.g., 5x5, Wendler 5-3-1). You can also employ rest-pause, which is more productive for me than anything like drop sets on compound movements.
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this is not a true "versus" question: the first thing, PYRAMID training, is a basic foundational training philosophy...
the second, DROP SETS, are a form of what we call INTENSITY MULTIPLIERS....
as pointed out already, they are great , sporadically, and strategically, for busting through standstills and certain barriers....
nothing beats the old pyramid concept of weight training....Lift as MUCH as you can, for as MANY reps as you can,
while in complete control of the exercise.
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