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


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.

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.


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.


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.


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