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What is a pyramid set

Friday, November 9th, 2012

A pyramid set is another advanced training method that allows you to increase the amount of work done by a given muscle.  You would do a set of a given number of reps then move onto the next level in the pyramid.  Pyramid sets can be done in a number of different formats, these have been detailed below:-

 

Ascending

1 rep

4 reps

6 reps

8 reps

12 reps

 

Descending

12 reps

8 reps

6 reps

4 reps

1 rep

 

Full

12 reps

6 reps

4 reps

1 rep

4 reps

6 reps

12 reps

 

Enjoy!

 

TOM