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Derek Simonds 04-24-2007 02:39 PM

Set / Rep Notation
 
Just to make sure I am not losing my mind, in the mass gain excel template, strength cycle, sotts press it says 2 X 10. The weight for me was 35 lb db's. I have reviewed the documentation and even reread the mass gain article I think that it means 2 reps x 10 sets.

Here is the text from the article

"Set/Rep Notation

The sets and reps when following a weight or percentage are in the order of reps x sets, e.g. 90% x 2 x 10 means 10 sets of 2 reps of 90% of the 1RM load. If a load prescription is absent, the format is the conventional sets x reps, e.g. 3 x 10 means 3 sets of 10 reps."

Let me know if I have lost my mind.

Greg Everett 04-24-2007 03:09 PM

yes 10 sets of 2 reps

Allen Yeh 04-25-2007 04:37 AM

Does the mass template specify db's for the Sotts Press? I've only recently started doing Sotts press and in the past I had done variations with kb's and found there was a huuuuge difference when doing them with a barbell, snatch grip width.

Derek Simonds 04-25-2007 05:11 AM

It calls for one arm sotts press. After the sets I thought about trying some bb variations but didn't. I like this exercise a lot. I did it with a 35 lb db in each hand. It felt real good, definitely a total body exercise.

Greg Everett 04-25-2007 11:47 AM

yes, supposed to be 1-arm DB, although you can try 2-arm db.


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