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Old 02-13-2012, 01:32 PM   #1
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How long should I take it easy on my first 5x5 before I start trying to push myself?
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I don't think there is a set in stone answer. You may consider giving it 3 or 4 weeks to ramp up on the routine before you start hitting and breaking PRs. I've read from multiple authors that the more you ease into a routine, the longer you can progress.
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You may consider giving it 3 or 4 weeks to ramp up on the routine before you start hitting and breaking PRs.
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I don't think there is a set in stone answer. You may consider giving it 3 or 4 weeks to ramp up on the routine before you start hitting and breaking PRs. I've read from multiple authors that the more you ease into a routine, the longer you can progress.
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