We could throw tired clichés—like, “less is more” or “keep it simple”—at you. But that would imply that what follows is easy, and nothing is further from the truth. While Beyond Failure Training may be simple by procedure, it’s sadistic by nature. Combining tried-and-true techniques, such as dropsets and forced reps, with a low-volume approach is enough to have you in and out of the gym quickly without sacrificing results. That is, if you’re able to walk out afterward.

Keep reading to find out how it’s done.