Going really fast is fun as well as very  exhausting. CrossFitters all over the world do this regularly. There is a  method to their madness and it gets results when done correctly.

However, going slower can bring some great benefits too. I don’t mean going slow in a lazy, unfocused  manner. I am talking about grinding out a reps.

This usually applies to very heavy barbell lifts, for instance, in Powerlifting. Bodyweight exercises can be done this way as well.

I am studying Marty Gallagher’s new book, which you can read about at this link

What books I am studying now

Marty’s exercises are performed in such a way that even the toughest, most well-conditioned athletes usually hit muscle failure in about ten reps.

That is nuts, you might think, until you try it for yourself.

Here’s an example of one of the exercises

Need a fresh challenge? Give this a try!

 

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