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A method that works by using 85-90% intensity (% of 1RM), whereby one performs 2-3 reps and puts the weight down. The process is repeated for a total of 3-4 rest-pauses. The short rest-pauses allow enough time for ATP to be resynthesized and permit further reps with the heavy weight. [1][2]


  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.