Originally Posted by dougz
ie. doing 10 chin ups at once, rather than 5 x 2..
I thought that's how you get muscle growth, by fatiguing the muscle..
If you're trying to get stronger why would you want to do 10 reps when you could do 5 reps or 3 reps with a much heavier weight?
You're putting alot of focus on muscular fatigue but there are other types of fatigue at play as well. Muscular is simply the only one you can feel or judge, and its not a very good indicator for training effect.
Fatigue is not a goal, btw. The goal is to induce a training effect, ie lifting weights, and one of the side effects of this is fatigue.
If fatigue was the key to building muscle why would anyone deload?
Alot of the problems here are stemming from fundamental things. Life would be alot easier for you if you did more reading