Dropset

A drop set is a training technique where you perform a normal set, but rather than heading straight into your rest, you drop the weight and perform another set until failure. It’s important to keep your rest as short as possible between sets — with only enough time to reduce the weight.

A tight drop set would remove anywhere from 10% to 25%. These definitions are somewhat arbitrary, of course, and not everyone will agree on the exact definitions. Effects. In adults in their 50s, 12 weeks of drop-set training conducted thrice-weekly can improve muscle mass, muscle strength, muscle endurance and tasks of functionality. Drop set usage can increase the hypertrophic response to …

Dropsets are essentially a technique where you perform an exercise and then drop (reduce) the weight and continue for more reps until you reach failure. Called the “multi-poundage system,” this method was discovered in 1947 by Henry Atkins, who was the editor of Body Culture magazine.

“A drop set is a technique we can use when muscle failure has been achieved in order to push the muscle fibres a bit further. In a drop set, you perform an exercise until the muscle has been…

A drop set is the simple technique where you perform a set of any exercise to failure or just short of failure, then drop some weight and continue for more repetitions with the reduced poundage.