Globe & Mail Article: Will pyramid sets help my workout?

Pyramid SetsThe Question: Bored with doing three sets of 10 reps, I’ve started doing sets of 15, 10 and five reps. I increase my weight as I go. Is this okay? What are the pros and cons of this?
The Answer: Without knowing it, you have been performing what we trainers call “pyramid sets.” A pyramid set is a workout comprising multiple sets in which the number of repetitions increases or decreases throughout the workout. Pyramid sets are used when you are really trying to challenge the body. Read More.

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