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1 Rep Max Testing

I want to test my 1 rep max in the squat, Deadlift, and Bench press. I need to know how I should go about working up to my 1 rep max. I have a 1RM calculator so I have a general Idea of what my 1RM might be, but those things are never right on.

Also, I haven’t done a standard barbell bench press in over 3 months so I have no Idea where to even start with that. Do you have any suggestions about a starting weight with my bench press? I could decline close grip bench press 195x5, And I’m incline dumbell pressing 95x3 for 15 total reps.

It’s been years since I maxed out on anything so any suggestions would help.

all you need to know:

http://www.elitefts.com/documents/warm_up_to_prs.htm

[quote]B rocK wrote:
all you need to know:

http://www.elitefts.com/documents/warm_up_to_prs.htm
[/quote]

Wow, thanks I’m going to put that one in my favorites.