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Old 03-08-2012, 02:51 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Max View Post
When reaching your rep goal for sets, should you have a little in the tank after that last rep before adding weight, or add it no matter what, even if it was a battle?
Lets say you are doing 3X5 for your workout.

Your FIRST set, you should be able to get more than 5 reps with that weight.

Your LAST set, you should struggle on the last rep.

Each week you need to add weight to your lifts. It's called progressive overload.
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