Definition and Strength

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  1. JeffForSale

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    Ok so from what I've read: For strength I would want to go heavy weights and low reps and for size and definition or whatever I want to go high reps less (but still challenging) weight.

    Is there still an effective way to gain both at the same time? As in strength exercises at the start of the week and the opposite at the end of the week. Or should I be doing all strength for a couple weeks first then do the reverse the next couple weeks and switch off?
     
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    From what Ive gathered....that is all BS.
     
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    what do you mean? like none of that will work?
     
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    thank you. I should've been alittle clearer:hsd:
     
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    Ok. So will high reps less weight help me at all in any aspect (not just to "tone" ) ? Or should I just completely ditch the idea and keep with the high weights low reps.
     
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    im no expert but high reps just looks like a form of cardio to me.
     
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    Definition comes from a low body fat percentage. I laugh at people who do high reps all day long thinking they will get toned. I can't stand to do any exercise for more than 10-12 reps. I've always just gone heavy, relatively, with low reps.
     
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    so what exactly is ideal rep wise when doing high weight? 5-7?
     
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