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Old 09-18-2008, 10:46 AM   #19
Steven Low
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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.
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