hey everyone i am new to weight lifting and excercise my current routine is the bodyweight every evening then i do 5 sets of 5 reps bench press 5 sets of 5 reps preacher curl and bicycle crunches til…Continue
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The 5 x 5 works well physiologically, but not so well phsychologically, it generally lacks that motivating feel-good "pump" what the more…"
"If you rest properly (3-4 minutes between sets) and you have eaten well and are fueled up for your work out, then you can achieve sets of the same weight and same rep. So I'm saying, if you can do 10 reps on your first set with X weight,…"
"I believe the point behind it is that you don't work to failure every set. Yes you could do more reps on the first set but it wears you out faster and ends with you doing less in the long run. I think working to failure also leads to more…"
"I don't understand 5 x 5. If in the third go with this weight you can do 5, then it means in the first go you could do 10 and in the last go you can only do 3. Because muscle tires. So how do people do the same amount of reps in every go? I…"
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"sorry guys , i am just trying to get functional strength my weight is 157 and im 5"7
i do my bodyweight routine and my lifts everyday my bodyweight excercises are bicycle crunches til failure 25 pushups 30 dips 15 one legged squats i have a…"
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