What does training to failure actually achieve?

Chris Beardsley
Nov 5, 2017 · 5 min read

How does muscle growth happen?


What happens when we lift heavy weights?


What happens when we lift light weights?


What happens when we lift light weights to failure?


What is the difference between heavy and light loads?


What is the takeaway?

Welcome to a place where words matter. On Medium, smart voices and original ideas take center stage - with no ads in sight. Watch
Follow all the topics you care about, and we’ll deliver the best stories for you to your homepage and inbox. Explore
Get unlimited access to the best stories on Medium — and support writers while you’re at it. Just $5/month. Upgrade