# Miscalculated Wave B of Deadlift Workout This Week

It is my second week on the programme. I forgot my notes so quite stupidly I calculated my working sets as 70%,80%,90% of my 1rm.

Of course the proper way to do it is 80%, 85%, 90%.

Will this mistake impact negatively on my results? My routine is the boring but big routine and I just about finished those sets of 5x10.

No way. Keep moving forward and donâ€™t sweat it. Donâ€™t let this impact your focus.

No it isnâ€™t.

Thatâ€™s week two alright. Week one is 65/75/85; week two 70/80/90; and week three 75/85/95[quote=â€śsevva888, post:1, topic:229410â€ť]
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Thatâ€™s stupid though. Probably the reason this happened:

At a guess you havenâ€™t read a single thing Jim has written. You would do well to change that. It becomes very simple once youâ€™ve actually read the principles.

Start here

Iâ€™ve read all of that and all the material on boring but big.

My calculations were based from this guide on muscleandstrength.com which describes the workout waves as follows:

Workout Waves. Each workout is performed 4 times during the course of a Wendlerâ€™s 5/3/1 mesocycle. Simply stated, you will have 4 bench press workouts, 4 squat workouts, 4 deadlift workouts, and 4 overhead press workouts. Each specific workout (A-B-C-D) is comprised of 4 waves, or 4 different workouts. These waves are:
Wave A. Warmup, 75% x 5, 80% x 5, 85% x 5

Wave B. Warmup, 80% x 3, 85% x 3, 90% x 3

Wave C. Warmup, 75% x 5, 85% x 3, 95% x 1

Wave D. Deload wave â€“ 60% x 5, 65% x 5, 70% x 5

Also, I have calculated everything from 90% of my 1rm.

It would do you good to read what has actually been written by Jim instead of what someone else has written.

In the original 5/3/1 book there are two options. A lighter option for week two and a heavier (2nd edition page 23).
Option one is 70/80/90 and option two is 80/85/90.

Itâ€™s been so long since Iâ€™ve read it i forgot about it. In any case, Jim goes on to say that heâ€™s used both options but recommends option one over option two. FYI.

In any case, I would go with the 70/80/90 option like Jim recommend - just my opinion.

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