Why Do You Promote Reverse Pyramid Sets?

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Why do you promote reverse pyramid sets?

Because it makes more sense to me to hit your muscles when they are at their strongest, rather than pre-exhaust them with a lot of less-than-intense reps before attempting to go for the heavy stuff. As far as I know, muscles grow depending on how much you over-stimulate them, i.e. how far you can push the muscle fibers to peak above the "comfort zone". By trying to reach that peak while you're fully rested (and fully warmed up!), it is my belief that you will reach higher, than if you have done 2-3 sets of sets beforehand - that wasn't even supposed to be peaks, and basically just drained energy from the 'real thing'! Keep in mind that proper warming up and stretching are absolute musts, or else you WILL get injured somewhere down the road. Also make note that reverse pyramiding is not for beginners, but is intended for seasoned to advanced trainers. Beginners need time to learn the movements correctly, get the neuro-muscular pathways in order, and get all joints and ligaments up to speed.

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