Sorry if this has been beaten to death already, but I had a question about the Texas Method by Rippetoe and the other thread was locked.
I'm confused about intensity day. It says to work up in "singles or double to a single, new 5RM". Does that mean, I'm finding a new 5rm..or 1rm?
For example, if I did 250 x 5 x 5 on monday, do I try to work up to 255 x 5 for one set on friday? or use the estimation formula for 1RM and try to beat that and then increase the monday weight by 5lbs?
Sorry if I sound like an idiot, I just can't figure it out. The other thread had people saying a new 5rm, but I downloaded Rippetoe's sample excel file and he has 1x1 on fridays.
Help a brother out