Descending Sets or Ascending Sets?

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  1. HuskiRuski

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    what is better for building size/strength?
    increasing weight with every set, or decreasing?
     
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    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    Increase that shit.
     
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    increase
     
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    You could stagger. increase, then go down.
     
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    the reason i ask is because there's some fitness show thing on the internet where some game name Milos says you should do a set of 6-8 at pretty much the most you can, then 6-8 with a little less, and 6-8 with still less than that.

    i've been doing the increasing sets, so i was just wondering if his ideas are better than that or not.
     
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    yeah i saw that on the legs-feature on www.thefitshow.com

    i believe it's called a burn-out set :dunno:
     
  7. Neo95gt

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    he doesnt mean for you to do that every set.
     
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    Drop sets and burn out shit is to be done sparingly for the most part. The best range for strength in my opinion is to work at about 4 reps at around 85% 1RM for a good 5-8 sets. I like to work up to a 1 rm by increasing the weight and then base my volume work of that 1rm for the day.
     
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