Note: I focus on the 3×10 scheme throughout this article because it’s the foundation upon which many training programs are created. However, much of this article could also apply to other popular “sets and reps” training models (e.g., 5×5, etc.).
Whether you’re new to resistance training or a grizzled vet, at some point you’ve probably relied on the classic “3×10” approach to training, which means performing three sets of ten repetitions for each exercise. Is this the best way to train? It depends on your goals and training experience. [Read more…]