What % of 1RM should I do to gain strength?

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  1. iplay72

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    like the title says, what % of my 1RM should I be working at to gain strength?
    for example on flat BB bench I do 3 sets:
    ~60% of 1RM 8reps
    ~70% of 1RM 8reps
    ~85% of 1RM 6reps

    this along with other chest stuff i do once a week. i've been stuck at the same weight for awhile now. should i do more weight? less weight?
     
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    3-5 reps
     
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