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Pyramid training is a training method where sessions are started with higher rep/lower weight with incrementally added weight and commensurable reduction in reps (more weight/less reps each set). [1][2] This allows for gradual warm up of a muscle group, preparing it for the resistance to come in the next set. [3]


  1. Donche, Dan (2008). FF Trainer Certification Guide. USA: Fatal Fitness. 
  2. Hatfield, Frederick C. (n.d.). Bodybuilding According to Joe Weider. Retrieved on 2008-08-11.
  3. Horowitz, Jay (n.d.). The Weider Principles. Retrieved on 2008-08-11.