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Deloads and Recovery Weeks?

Im wondering if i should be using deloads or recovery weeks or both.
Im following the How to Build Superhero muscle program (have been in quarantine for the last 12 days so havent’t been training), but the program has a lot of failiure sets, so im wondering if something like this is a good approach:
Week 1: 3 RIR
Week 2: 2 RIR
Week 3-8: Failiure
Week 9: Week off

Bascially week 1 and 2 are the deload and week 9 is a recovery week.
Im prettyb new to things so im not sure if its a good approach
What have you found to be most effective, de

That’s the basic kind of structure you’re looking for. Feel out the structure and lay out of the new routine, feel it out to see what weights might be appropriate, then Blast Off!

I used that exact scheme this past fall with a new routine and it worked great.

Not everybody is into RIR or deloads, so some people might not be to excited about your plan. They like to plan less and go more instictively. But a set timeline and known “last day” can really help you to Bust Ass and work hard.

Yeah fine. If you’re new you can be a bit less conservative as you are not handling crazy weights
Eg Week1: 2 RIR
Week 2 1 RIR
Week 3 Failure
Week 4 Failure
Week 5 1 RIR
Week 6 Failure
etc

Also IMO you dont need a whole week off and most folks nearly always recover better wth deload/active recovery.
-Can do just isolation work/machines 2RIR or even just heavy conditioning/HIIT and or some sport and mobility work