On December 2nd of last year, I posted the last part in a long series I had written about the idea of training to muscular failure. What it represented physiologically and practically. In that final piece, titled Failure to Fail I put up a bunch of videos as a demonstration.
A fair number of them were of me showing what training to true failure is in terms of how rep speeds change and the effort involved. In a few cases a set that started with a roughly 1 second or less rep ended with a final grinder at 4-7 seconds or thereabouts.
I put up videos of some other folks as well. Vicky Mirceta, my powerlifter Sumi Singh. And some random guy back squatting to failure to show what that looks like. Since I doubt most of the people training have ever seen it done deliberately and they sure as shit haven’t done it themselves.… Keep Reading