|06-01-2012, 07:12 PM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2012
How much weight should one add weekly in order to be able to lift more and get bigger? How much is average?
|06-01-2012, 07:23 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jul 2011
That's a tricky question. The real answer would be however much you can keep progressing with. For some lifters on some lifts it may be as little as one pound a week (Christy Routines) or much much more. I think typical is 5 lbs for small lifts and 10 lbs for big lifts. But those are just guidelines and you need to add whatever works for you.
|06-01-2012, 08:55 PM||#3|
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: London, Ontario Canada
Training Exp: 3
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Squat
Fav Supp: Mutant Mass
As road says their is no real answer, it also depends on your routine, an how often is your split an such.
Dead Lift: 501
Dead Lift: 485
Shoulder Press: 205
|06-01-2012, 09:22 PM||#4|
Bigger, Stronger, BAMA!
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Training Exp: 5
Training Type: ARGH!!!
Fav Exercise: Squats
Fav Supp: Deadlifts
OR makes some very good points. I tell my folks, "one more pound or one more rep!" I am a huge advocate of micro loading once progression stalls. Search for Pace weight, a great investment when you are ready to micro load.
David, Husband, Father, Pastor
(Yasen Miroslav Zavadil)
Meet Maxes: Gym Maxes:
Squat 308 315
Bench 176 185 This WILL change!
Deadlift 408 375
Shooting for a 1000+ total for next meet, spring/summer 2015. (see quote below)
"If there is nothing you can improve on, your standards are too low!" - BAMA Strength Coach Scott Cochran
1Co 9:27 But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified
|06-01-2012, 11:58 PM||#5|
With apelike velocity
Join Date: May 2010
Training Exp: 2 years
Training Type: Heavy Duty
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: Steak
I push for progression when I feel strong. Thus, I'll add a set, more reps, 5-10-20lbs, etc whenever I can.
I am of the opinion that your body progresses in stages, and that you cannot artificially force this progression beyond busting your ass day in and day out. The strength will come, but it will not be linear.
Form follows function.
|06-02-2012, 08:32 AM||#6|
Kettlebells' Angel !!!!
Join Date: Dec 2010
Training Type: Other
36.5 kg /80.3 lb Middle-Finger DL (right hand)...
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