View Single Post
Old 09-18-2008, 10:46 AM   #21
Steven Low
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 3,091
Default

What weight (or % of 1 RM) did you start at of your max for 3x5?

Start at something like 75-80% of your 5 RM and then increase by 5 lbs each workout. Same with the other lifts.

You're not supposed to start at 100% of your 5 RM and then keep on going... it won't work well.
__________________
Posts NOT intended as professional medical, training or nutrition advice.
Site // Bodyweight Strength Training Article // Overcoming Gravity Bodyweight Book
Steven Low is offline   Reply With Quote