Workout Terminology

This is how I refer to things.

DROP SETS (RUNNING THE RACK)

Start with heaviest weight you can that only allows you to do 3-6 reps. Do those reps. Drop down in weight (anywhere from 5 to 20lbs depending). Hit at least 1 more rep than you did the first set. Continue until failure or you run out of weights.

DROP REPS (DESCENDING LADDER)

Pick a weight around 70-80% of your max. Do as many reps as possible. When you come back do 1-2 less reps than last set. Continue for certain number of sets or failure.

ASCENDING LADDER

Do 1 rep. Come back and do 2. And then 3. Etc.

R

Usually reps

S

Usually sets

X

Times. Sometimes rounds.

SS1 (SS2 etc)

Superset with other superset SS1.

X/Y

Positives over negatives

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