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German volume training

German Volume Training, commonly referred to as the "10x10 workout", is a form of weight training. It employs high set counts and moderate repetitions. GVT workouts typically involve 10 sets of 10 repetitions focused on a specific muscle group.

One-repetition maximum

One-repetition maximum in weight training is the maximum amount of weight that a person can possibly lift for one repetition. It may also be considered as the maximum amount of force that can be generated in one maximal contraction. One repetition maximum can be used for determining an individuals maximum strength and is the method for determining the winner in events such as powerlifting and weightlifting competitions. One repetition maximum can also be used as an upper limit, in order to determine the desired "load" for an exercise.

Row (weight-lifting)

In strength training, rowing is an exercise where the purpose is to strengthen the muscles that draw the rowers arms toward the body as well as those that retract the scapulae and those that support the spine. When done on a rowing machine, rowing also exercises muscles that extend and support the legs. In all cases, the abdominal and lower back muscles must be used in order to support the body and prevent back injury. Many other weight-assisted gym exercises mimic the movement of rowing, such as the deadlift, high pull and the bent-over row. An effective off-season training programme comb ...


SixReps is a social networking website which has fitness enthusiasts as its target market. It is founded by Denny Santoso and Sanny Gaddafi, and its headquarters is in Jakarta, Indonesia. SixReps was launched and first introduced to public by Denny Santoso in an event called Ultimate Body Contest 2010 at Bali, Indonesia on November 21, 2010. The name of SixReps stands for 6 Repetitions which is important in weight training if one want to build muscle. SixReps users are known as Sixers. In April 2011, SixReps average time user spent is 18 minutes, while page views is approximately 426.000 p ...

Spotting (weight training)

Spotting in weight or resistance training, is the act of supporting another person during a particular exercise, with an emphasis on allowing the participant to lift or push more than they could normally do safely. Correct spotting involves knowing when to intervene and assist with a lift, and encouraging a training partner to push beyond the point in which they would normally rack the weight.

Training to failure

In weight training, training to failure is repeating an exercise to the point of momentary muscular failure, i.e. the point where the neuromuscular system can no longer produce adequate force to overcome a specific workload. The Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment states that training to failure is necessary for maximal hypertrophic response.