Training To Failure

Article written by Alanna Casey

Training to failure: performing an exercise to a point where you physically can no longer execute the movement; performing repetitions to the point of not being able to complete the final repetition. Training to failure can be beneficial or hurtful to your training, depending on your personal goals. Training to failure is a method of training and it’s not necessarily “good” or “bad.” Generally, I do not train to failure when training for Powerlifting and I rarely train to failure when training strongman events. Am I crazy? Am I not pushing my bod