This method involves stopping the movement somewhere in-between the starting and finishing positions, stalling there for a given time period, and then finishing the movement. This can be done at the beginning of the movement, midway through the movement or near the end. Stopping the movement at the end of the movement is not as beneficial unless resistance is still present (i.e. with a cable system). The “stall” lasts anywhere from 3 to 10 seconds and can occur at a given point all the time, or at an alternate point each time. Rest between stall sets is user-dependant but can be anywhere from 30 seconds to two minutes.
Example: Preacher curls with a stall at the midway point for 10 seconds before completing the range of motion.
The Stalled Rep Exercise Set includes:
- Lower Back