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    whats better, training to failure or not to failure?

    whats better for gains, training to failure or not training to failure?

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    The question isn't very detailed but I must say working a set to failure is more effective than not in my opinion.
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    Training To Failure Is Another Way Of Increasing The Intensity Of A Workout. If You Know What You Are Doing You Can Make Great Gains Training To Failure, Just Don't Try To Go To Failure Every Set.

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    but i have heard training to failure is bad for your CNS? is this true?

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    Quote Originally Posted by o-dub
    but i have heard training to failure is bad for your CNS? is this true?
    NOT IF DONE PROPERLY. SO YOUR NEXT QUESTION SHOULD BE, WHAT IS THE PROPER WAY TO TRAIN TO FAILURE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by o-dub
    whats better for gains, training to failure or not training to failure?
    When doing a set for any exercise with a weight that is less than your one rep max all the muscle fibers do not act at once. With each succesive rep more fibers become fatigued which forces the muscle to recruit more fibers.

    Training to failure with a wide range of reps and loads is the only way to recruit as many muscle fibers as possible. The more muscle fibers recruited the more productive your training.

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    The last rep is the most important rep, why would you NOT want to do that last rep of a set?
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