Originally Posted by ecko31s
Either way works greatkeen, your way is more intense. The example I posted would be a back off week for me. I've done both ways before. It just depends on your recovery system. For some people multiple sets to failure on a single exercise would quickly lead to over training and injury. I think the best way to learn what works best for your body is trial and error.
yeah for injury part...warm up well... for the over training part...take complete week off training when unable to increase the weight or reps for 3-4 times straight, an exercise rolls around.. or can watch for other subtle signs of over training..