Image of bench press using forced reps training.Increase your gains by using these forced reps workouts. Similar to the burn system, forced repetitions are those that are performed after a full set of range of motion exercises are completed to exhaustion. Forced repetitions, however, are assisted. 

What are forced reps? 

Forced repetitions are those that are performed after a full set of range of motion exercises are completed to exhaustion. Forced repetitions, however, are assisted. An individual or professional assist you to force out additional repetitions with good form and spotting technique.  Add an extra rep or two helps you push through strength and endurance plateaus. This type of training is great for bodybuilders or those looking to add muscle mass to their bodies. Beginners should not try this technique because of the stain on your muscles.  

Best exercises to use forced reps 

Some of the best exercises to use forced repetitions are the major muscle groups. 

 

forced reps chest workout

This is a great chest workout you can do using forced reps at the end of each exercise. Make sure you have a spotter that will help you maintain good form.

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