I can manage a set to failure followed immediately by a dropset, my cardiovascular fitness atm is poor though and that dropset in particular gasses me right out Starting a cut soon though and cardio will be done.(Original post by dairychocolate)
Yep, that's what I meant.
Basically, the muscle burning and failing until it can't do another rep (or thereabouts) with perfect form.
Do you get the same problem + how is your cardio fitness?
Well no, it's not like 'windsprint session' out of breath but I feel a general exhaustion of my body before I feel that my lats/back/rear delts/biceps/forearms in particular can't take any more. Not sure how to explain it. When I do pullups, I can feel that my lats and/or biceps are failing. When I do rows, I just get more and more gassed and eventually reach failure.
I'm going to be doing a bunch of HIIT to improve cardio fitness in the summer so hopefully that will help.
Yeah, and I think this might be the issue. I'm usually holding my core and spine very taut and probably don't breathe the same as I do for a pullup. The breathing comes naturally on dead-hang pullups, really.
Going to try doing the rows in a standing position on one of those adjustable cable machines.
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