What sets and reps for muscle growth??

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  1. GT50

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    Hi, I started working out a while ago and I'm kinda just going at it blindly doing what I use to do when I played football, we used a BFF log. The sets were 10-8-6/5 sets of 5/ 3 sets of 3. I have seen an increase in strength but not in size. What rep/sets do you guys use and have benefited from. Thanks in advance for the help.
     
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    Thank you.
     
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    I usually go with 3-4 sets of 8-12 reps. Increasing weight each set.
     
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    8-15 probably best for hypertrophy but I think it's important to go heavier too once in awhile to build strength so you can do more reps!
     
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    Had to do a quick reply because I was a work.
     
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    So the hirgher the repst the more muscle growth and the lower the reps is how you gain strenght?
     
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    Correct, but then its fine to switch it up once in a while to get some strength gains...or go heavy with lowish reps on your basic lifts squat, bench and Deads and do higher reps on accessory work
     
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    i decrease each set :coold:
     
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