Thread: 10 sets of 3
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Old 10-21-2008, 10:57 AM   #34
Dan Heaney
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Originally Posted by Craig Loizides View Post
In the Mass (A)gain article (PM 41) it recommends starting at 75% and adding about 2% a week. Once I got above 90% I couldn't complete more than 5x3 so I switched to something like Leo's program. Even starting at 75% my legs hurt after the first workout.
How did you get over 90% if you increase 2-3% a week? I just started and will have to make 8-12lbs jumps which will add 50-60lbs to my starting weight. I may go with 3% for the first few weeks and then 2% as the loads increase. I'd be happy with 8 sets of 3 @ 88% though. How were your results from completing the program?

Week 1: 75%
Week 2: 77% - 80%
Week 3: 79% - 80%
Week 4: 81% - 83%
Week 5: Back off @ 85%
Week 6: 83% - 84%
Week 7: 85% - 86%
Week 8: 87% - 88%
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