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Old 03-15-2013, 05:47 PM   #6
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I like the plan in general. I see what you're doing.

That said, if I was going for powerlifting totals, I'd up those percentages somewhere. The most you're doing is 85% for 8 sets of 3 if I'm reading that right. That's great volume, but you will need some sets above 90% somewhere along the line to keep getting stronger.

I would hit a max single or two on heavy days, then drop back down to do the 8x 3. I would also seriously consider hitting a single around 90% (no higher) on medium days, then dropping back down for the reps that day too.

Just a thought. When you're starting out lots of reps is a good thing, but you need a little intensity too.

Post a log and see what happens. Good luck!
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