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Old 06-01-2007, 05:28 AM   #15
Steve Shafley
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Ladders and Density training are both steeped in fatigue management. It's only natural to combine them once you realize this.

When doing both, I often use a reverse ladder...usually like a 3-2-1 or a 5-3-1 kind of thing. It's probably just a mental trick, but in the last few minutes of a 20 minutes session, it's easier to go 3-2-1 than 1-2-3, at least for me.

They do take time to do. Especially if you are allowing close to complete recovery to do so. I generally only use them with 1-2 exercises at a time for this reason.
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