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Reps/weight to one rep max ratio

Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by FATKID, Aug 10, 2005.

  1. Cmart Aspiring Milo

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    Oh, by the way, a few pieces of info:

    The formula I gave is a good indicator, but not a guarantee. If it says you bench X amount, you are likely, but not certain, to be able to do it for one rep.

    The formula doesn't mean you get to bench without a spotter. Always use a spotter for bench press.

    Enough of the public service announcements - back to lifting, boys and girls.
     
  2. CarnalSalvation Trying to make a Milankey

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    My max is always higher than charts tell me. I don't know WHAT the hell is wrong with ya'll.
     
  3. Ted-P Brown Belt

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    You power lift right? keep things around 1-3 reps? Don't train to failure usually?

    Maybe thats why.
     
  4. CarnalSalvation Trying to make a Milankey

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    I know man.

    You gotta get a sarcasm meter contraceptives installed in your computer.

    Otherwise you might run the risk of making another such faux pas.
     
  5. Ted-P Brown Belt

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    LMFAO

    Should have known.

    I guess you won't let that go for awhile. :redface:
     
  6. CarnalSalvation Trying to make a Milankey

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    no, because A. I'm a jackass and B. I'm currently sober, which means I'll remember that shit better.
     
  7. Cmart Aspiring Milo

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    Carnal is always off the charts. He lives that way.
     
  8. Madmick Zugzwang Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I agree in principle, but it must be doing something if that cat is benching 345 twelve f*&%ing times.
     
  9. Madmick Zugzwang Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Precisely.

    Bench shirts are not for athletes. They're for competitors who care how much they lift, not how much lifting improves their functional strength.
     

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