The effects of traditional, superset, and tri-set resistance training structures on perceived intensity and physiological responses

The effects of traditional, superset, and tri-set resistance training structures on perceived... Eur J Appl Physiol (2017) 117:1877–1889 DOI 10.1007/s00421-017-3680-3 ORIGINAL ARTICLE The effects of traditional, superset, and tri‑set resistance training structures on perceived intensity and physiological responses 1,2 1,2 1,2 1,2 Jonathon J. S. Weakley  · Kevin Till  · Dale B. Read  · Gregory A. B. Roe  · 1,2 1,2 1,2,3 Joshua Darrall‑Jones  · Padraic J. Phibbs  · Ben Jones   Received: 17 May 2017 / Accepted: 5 July 2017 / Published online: 11 July 2017 © The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Abstract post SS and TRI protocols were reported, with SS show- Purpose Investigate the acute and short-term (i.e., 24  h) ing possible increases at 24-h post-training. TRAD and effects of traditional (TRAD), superset (SS), and tri-set SS showed almost certain and likely decreases in cortisol (TRI) resistance training protocols on perceptions of inten- immediately post, respectively, with TRAD reporting likely sity and physiological responses. decreases at 24-h post-training. Methods Fourteen male participants completed a familiar- Conclusions SS and TRI can enhance training efficiency isation session and three resistance training protocols (i.e., and reduce training time. However, acute and short-term TRAD, SS, and TRI) in a randomised-crossover design. physiological responses differ between protocols. Athletes Rating of perceived exertion, lactate concentration ([Lac]), can utilise SS and TRI resistance training, but may require European Journal of Applied Physiology Springer Journals

The effects of traditional, superset, and tri-set resistance training structures on perceived intensity and physiological responses

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