Can someone explain rest pause to me

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  1. fooj

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    In regards to this T-nation article. He says to do one set of 11-15 reps but I'm not really getting it. Do you keep going to failure with perfect form, and then on the last set you think you can do aim for 11-15 or what?
     
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    1. Do as many reps w/ perfect form as you can (say 7)
    2. Rest 10-15 breaths
    3. Do as many reps w/ perfect form as you can (say 4)
    4. Rest 10-15 breaths
    5. Do as many reps w/ perfect form as you can (say 2)

    Add total reps (13), if reps >15, use more weight next time, if reps <11 lower the weight or shoot for more reps
     
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    11 to 15 total reps, it's not a difficult concept
     
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    this
     
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    I thought rest/pause was when you rest with the BB (or whatever implement) right before the concentric part of the lift, keeping your muscles tensed for a couple seconds before completing the rep.
     
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    you know all that rest pause shit is for very advanced lifters
     
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    99% of FN are advanced lifters. :coolugh:
     
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