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Westside Program Question

what does it mean on the westside program for hte max lifts where it says work to a max set of 3-5 reps?? can some1 please explain that to me im really confused on that.

[quote]kobe4life08 wrote:
what does it mean on the westside program for hte max lifts where it says work to a max set of 3-5 reps?? can some1 please explain that to me im really confused on that.[/quote]

Let’s say that your best 1RM bench is 315. Your 3RM may be 265.

So let’s say you set up to bench 250 on a 3RM. If you can get 4 or 5 reps…then this is not your 3RM. Add weight until you are sure you couldn’t grind out a 4th rep.

Same principle applies with 5RM. Cool?