Question for my weight lifting friends out there…picture the below scenario and select whats better for building muscle
Scenario 1) I can bench 175lbs 10 times and do 6 sets or I can bench 195lbs 6 times and do 6 sets. What is better? In first one I’m doing 175x10x6= 10,500lbs vs 195x6x6= 7,020
So is it better to gain muscle to lift 175lbs 10 times or 195lbs 6 times?
People keep telling me that I’m too weak and I do too many reps (10vs6) and I do too many sets (6 sounds good).
Some people are saying I should lift 5reps and only do 2 sets…and I should be crazy sore after that