Originally Posted by BendtheBar
I know sometimes we don't consider higher rep work as valid for strength building, but I can tell you it can help. I believe high rep deadlifts and rows and benches have been very helpful as a tool for building strength.
I deliberately employ that technique with the KB jerks, go for higher reps at a very slightly lower load and once I can hit 10 reps, it seems to permit me to go to the next weightload up on the strength scale...then rinse, repeat. Then the higher load will become the next 10 rep load...etc.