280: Mike Zourdos – What’s Better | Training To Failure Or Leaving Reps In Reserve

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Mike Zourdos is back on the show. We dig into what he’s been up to personally & an injury that took him away from the iron he loves. And then we go into depth covering the literature surrounding training to failure & how this impacts us practically as trainees.

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Timestamps:

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 04:56 Why powerlifting isn’t a focus anymore and how an injury can end a lifting career
  • 14:18 Training for something that you really enjoy and that makes you feel good about yourself
  • 18:08 Enjoyment of the sport and the purpose
  • 23:35 Coaching Brian Whitacre
  • 32:55 Is staying further from failure and doing more volume superior?
  • 37:29 Volume equated results. What’s better, training to failure or leaving reps in reserve
  • 44:04 Caveats to studies. Theorie vs. practical application
  • 48:41 How to combine scientific evidence and anecdotes to create the best programme
  • 01:09:33 Considerations of individual differences

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