question on sets/reps

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  1. Oh its me 20

    Oh its me 20 New Member

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    My 1 RM for Squat is 315.

    I'm currently doing a 4x10 routine.

    According to bodybuilding.com's 1 RM max calculator, my 10 rep weight should be around 235.

    However, considering I'm doing 4 set of 10, should I drop the weight more? Perhaps around 205?
     
  2. 4cd-Air

    4cd-Air Rape seemed like the next logical step

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    so 4x10 means four sets of ten reps or four reps for ten sets?




    edit: also the answer to what I think is your question is no
     
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    have you actually done 4 sets of 10 at 235 or are you just going by some general numbers?
     
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    Are you seriously basing your routine on a calculator.... :ugh:
     
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    why would you drop the weight if you can lift 235 4x10?
     
  7. Oh its me 20

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    I'm just basing this off some general numbers.
     
  8. Oh its me 20

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    Also, this is 4 sets of 10 reps.

    I know that I can 1RM 315. So I just took the average percentage listed in the calculator and applied that to 10 reps.

    I'm just asking if that makes sense, or if it should be lower.
     
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  10. LBSOHK

    LBSOHK do ya ?

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    you're thinking too much
     
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    do what you can :dunno:


    like everything else do some warmup sets and work your way up to the right weight.
     
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