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Guaranteed MM: Over Warm-up/Work Set? 50% Method Rest Time?

#1

Hey Paul,
Just have a couple of questions regarding the reps in the Guaranteed Muscle Mass program.
Is the 85% x 1 referring to the over warm up? Using your example…

  • 135 x 10
  • 225 x 5
  • 275 x 4
  • 315 x 3
  • 335 x 2
  • 365 x 1
    Then do you do a working set, or is the 70% as many as possible the working set?
    Also do you rest for 60sec and straight away half the 70% set for the 50% method, or is that it’s own things and weight again?
    Hope this makes sense, and thanks in advance.
    Cheers
    Mark
#2

Literally from the article with the example you just provided…

For example, if you planned on squatting 315 for reps, your warm ups might look something like this:

  • 135 x 10
  • 225 x 5
  • 275 x 4
  • 315 x 3
  • 335 x 2
  • 365 x 1
    *** 315 x rep work**

From the same article…

The lower-body work sets were done at around 70% of my max, while the upper-body work sets were done at around 75%.

The 50% sets are done with a 60 second rest between the first and second set.

#3

Thanks for the quick reply.
Is the 50% rep done straight from the final working rep weight where you are doing amap, or do you pick a different weight you can do say 12 reps with, then try do the 50% method with that weight?
Thanks again.

#4

Here’s what I wrote…

Squat 85% x 1, 70% x AMAP, plus a 50% set

So it’s 85% x 1, then 70% x as many as possible, rest 60 seconds, and try to get at least half as many reps as you got on the first set.

#5

Cool, got it now. Thanks mate.
Looking foward to giving it a crack.