You’re probably reading this because you want bigger, stronger muscles. Unfortunately, many of us don’t always see the results we want, despite going to the gym every day and banging out rep after rep with the heaviest weights we can handle.
If this sounds familiar, I think I know what the issue is. You’re focusing on doing the reps and moving the weight instead of working the muscle—and yes, there is a big difference between the two.
What is Pre-Exhaustion Training?
Many workout programs call for you to start with a compound movement like squats for legs or bent-over rows for back. Because multiple muscles are needed to complete these lifts, more joints are working. So when you do these moves first, typically you can handle more weight.
The goal, however, is not just to lift the most weight, it’s to make the muscle you want to grow do most of…