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Training to Failure vs. NOT Training to Failure
(Beating a Dead Horse)

So I was recently made aware of a post Mike Israetel put up on his Instagram relating to muscle growth for training to failure vs. not training to failure.  I tracked it to James Krieger’s Instagram to see the original before pulling the full study to look at i.

Since some people show some really poor reading comprehension (or in Mike’s case, prefer to flat out lie about me), I first clarify my stance on the entire issue of training to failure (spoiler: I have NEVER advocated people necessarily train to failure much less always train to failure for all applications).

Then I look at the study in question, before addressing a slightly different issue related to what are fundamentally impossible workout designs.  As always I issue a challenge to people that I full well know they will make excuses not to take. … Keep Reading