I'm having some trouble understanding what I should be more worried about when it comes to the "way" I lift.
Currently I'm cutting and trying to hold onto (even build) muscle.
My issue is I read a lot about things like time under tension and longer more overall taxing workouts being the best for maximising fat loss and keeping muscle.
I have only ever really lifted one way, HEAVY.
Basically my focus has always been to get into the gym and beat my weight and reps.
I pick heavy weights and I lift until failure on every set.
This has been working great for a while, but often i'll wear out quickly in a session which makes me wonder if i'm not spending enough time in the gym?
I know the easy answer to all this is to simply try it,
But i'm just wondering if anyone has any thoughts on things like this?
EG, lifting lighter weights for longer reps like 10-12, instead of around 6 which is what i'm doing now.
Or even pyramids like increasing weight over 3-4 sets and decrease reps?
I'm just a bit paranoid i'm wearing myself out too quickly and not getting possible benifits from being in the gym for longer.
Obviously what i'm doing is working, but maybe I could be missing something that could take it to the next level?
Apologies if this is a basic question but I've been reading up on SO many different approaches lately that all the information is getting too much/muddled.
Appreciate any posts in advance