Hey everyone. I have been considering running the 5 and dime template but had a question on the way it is written. In the forever book one exercise is a 5x5 and the other is a three sets (70,80,90 for example) My question is the three sets suppose to be a percentage or is that the weight to be used? For example 5x70 is that 70lbs or 70%
Jim has never had a specific weight in his programs
Those are percentages. Do keep in mind that five and dime uses an 80% TM, if you want to run it.
Ok I thought it was a bit strange because for the 5x5 he has the percent symbol next to the number but the three sets just have a number and no percent symbol. I thought it was odd for such light weights but also thought it could have been a regulation thing. Like hit the squat heavy then a light bench.
If you could only bench 40lbs though, that would be an incredibly heavy bench
Right. I was kinda thinking the other way around. I know my weight is pretty light weight compared to many on here so those numbers would be extremely light for someone who is benching 225 or more.
This is why I like Occam’s razor