Safest way to figure out my DL 1RM

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  1. Ribbie

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    other then racking until I cant move it (and ruin my back in the process?).

    I've heard some people talking about figuring out their 4RM and then doing some math to calculate the 1RM.

    Any insight F+N?


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  2. Devil

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    yeah

    add weight until you can't do more than one rep

    done
     
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    only true way to figure out your 1rm w/any exercise is keep loading on weight to the bar and performing 1 rep.

    no calculus is needed
     
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    1rm chart :dunno:
     
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    a 1rm doesn't mean use bad form, neither does failing.
     
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    Right but Im thinking that the moment I get to a weight that I cant move my form will be the first thing to suffer followed by my back. :o
     
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    drop the bar

    then scream :mad:
     
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    I actually forgot about that tip. I learned that here. Yell and grunt as much as I can to lift more weight.
     
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    I think my 1RM is somewhere around 275 lbs guessing by my past performance :mamoru: + :wtc:
     
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    I cant see your pics at work, so explain the lulz.

    did you post a little girl in a tutu or something?
     
  14. Mr. Pelham

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    No one is saying you jump 50lbs each lift. 10lbs is a lot.
     
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    True. I'll just plate up till I hit my max then. 10's 5's and 2.5's.

    You think I should just do it once then move on? Or try for 2-3 before adding weight?

    Im thinking try it once, if I can do it then add weight and keep it going.
     
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    there is always the husker method. Not sure how accurate it is, but worth a try.

    1rm=(wt x reps x.03) +wt
     
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    it's not your max unless you pull it. that's just stupid figuring out what you "could" pull but never have
     
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