Pre-exhaustion is a method in which a muscle group is isolated, using an isolating movement prior to doing a compound movement (more than one muscle being utilized, or more than one joint involved in an exercise). This method fatigues the muscle being refurbished before it is subjected to “the real” workout. Weight is light to moderate and reps are usually in the higher range.
Example: For your chest – cable crossovers (isolating movement), three sets of 20 reps, before doing bench press (compound movement).
The Pre Exhaustion Rep Exercise Set includes:
- Lower Back