What Are Drop Sets And Supersets?
What The Hell Are Drop Sets And Supersets? Muscle Building Secrets Or Unnecessary Complexity?
If you've ever visited a gym, flicked through a fitness magazine, or have so much as a passing interest in lifting weights, you'll have heard the terms "drop sets" and "supersets".
But you might be in the dark as to what they mean. And even if you're up to speed, you might be unsure if, when, and how you should use them.
Many years ago, in my relative training-infancy, I used drops sets and supersets ALL the time. Barely an exercise would go by without some complex training modality creeping its way into my workout.
More recently, this has all changed. Gone are the copious amounts of drop sets, supersets, giants sets, and 'who-knows-what-else sets".
But that doesn't mean they're completely redundant. As with most things, they have a time and a place, and can be a useful tool in your muscle-building armoury.
In this article, you'll discover everything you need to know about drop sets and supersets. By the end of this article you'll know whether or not these approaches to training are worthy of inclusion in your workouts.
So let's get started.