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Chad Waterbury's Clarification on Article

T-mag Readers,
I have already received numerous comments about my section on low-rep training in this week’s article. Allow, me to clarify what might be a confusing point.


I refer to 85-100% of 1RM as being the range for heavy, low-repetion training. But that might not be the proper percentage range for my 10 sets of 3-5 rep method. It all depends on your previous training and muscle fiber ratios. Generally, I start with approximately 70% of 1RM when executing the 10 sets of 3-5 rep method. Depending on an individual’s skeletal muscle fiber make-up, some can use up to 85% of 1RM.
Sorry for any confusion and I hope this helps you all!


Chad Waterbury