Thread: super set
01-01-2003, 07:37 PM #1
what exactly does supersetting mean?
01-01-2003, 11:57 PM #2
01-02-2003, 12:16 AM #3
Supersetting is combining two exercises with no rest in between.
When you combine 3 or more - those are called Giant Sets.
Drop sets are with no rest but same excercise but you progressivly lower the resistance. For example, Barbell Curls: 100lbs for 8 reps, 90lbs for 8 reps, 80lbs for 8 reps, 70lbs for 6 reps...
Forced Reps are when you use a spotter to help through sticky points and to get use to a heavier resistance.
Negatives are when push through the positive range and let the negative drop reeeaalll slow. Best done with a spotter to help push you through the positive when trying at 90 percent your one rep max or higher.
01-02-2003, 11:14 AM #4
oooo ok, thanx alot for ur post bro.
01-07-2003, 07:08 AM #5
Ok, monday i do shoulders and arms, and tuesday is back and chest, how would i super set any of these sets?
01-07-2003, 10:34 AM #6
Here's an example for back and chest:
Benchpress then go straight to lat pulldowns. Rest a few seconds and repeat for 3-4 sets.
Then do the same with:
Incline press - Seated cable rows
Flyes - Bent over Dumbbell rows
You can really include any excercise u want. The basic idea of supersetting is no rest inbetween the 2 consecutive exercises.
There is a good article about supersetting in the recent muscle and fitness mag with Arnold on the cover. (His back and chest superset workout)
01-07-2003, 10:45 AM #7
Sorry dude, the article is in Flex, not Muscle and Fitness. I saw from one of your other posts that you've already read it.
Some people superset based on the pull/push principle. You push for your chest excercises and pull for your back exercises.
01-07-2003, 11:46 AM #8
Yeh i have it, just havnt read the articles too much, thanx alot for ur post
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