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Old 08-13-2011, 10:24 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by ike_russett View Post
I just started but most exercises are 3 sets for 5-10 reps range.

Bench press
dips
military press
close grip bench press

Deadlift
barbell rows
pullups
bicep curls

Squats
leg press
leg curls
calves
This is very solid for a beginner, now here is just a suggestion. Since you are doing 3 sets of 5-10 lets look at the rep ranges. In theory it is always said that 1-5 range (maximal strength) 6-12 (power/size) 15+ (muscle endurance), that is true to a point, however as you grow you will find that a combination of these ranges will inspire growth (size and strength wise). My suggestion would be to look at your big three (bench, squat, dead) work in the 1-5 range, and use your auxiliary lifts in the 6-12 and 15+ range as this will inspire growth and tolerance to longer work periods. Overall you headed in the right direction my friend! Keep it up
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