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Thread: How much weight

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    Wannabebig New Member
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    How much weight

    if i bench 185 what weight should i use on my reps and what kinda sets should i do?
    Last edited by Duncan2006; 09-19-2008 at 09:17 AM.

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    Senior Member Jorge Sanchez's Avatar
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    I don't understand your question.

    What does the rest of your workout look like?
    Last edited by Jorge Sanchez; 09-19-2008 at 08:50 AM.

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    The Flyfisher rbtrout's Avatar
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    A bit hard to answer, but how many reps do you want to do in your sets? Depending, then I'd guess 155-175, but you have to figure that one out, not us.

    Don't forget all the rest of the body! That doesn't mean curls.
    Give chalk a chance.

    49 years old

    665 squat
    700 deadlift
    325 bench

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    Senior Member berfles's Avatar
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    I believe I was repping 150-160 when I could bench 185-190.
    22 - 5'10@236lbs!
    Bench - 325 (old)
    Squat - 455x2 (old)
    Deadlift - 500(old)

    Total: 1280lbs 100% raw

    The key to my exercise program is this one simple truth: I hate my body.

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    Senior Member pottsy07's Avatar
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    its about feel more then anything, you should lift the bar off the rack and know by the feel of it whether it is too heavy etc, there are also some calculators out there that may benefit you.

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    SchModerator ZenMonkey's Avatar
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    Try 80%. If you can get to your desired set/rep scheme using 80% then add more weight or set/reps depending on your goals.
    Last edited by ZenMonkey; 09-19-2008 at 02:24 PM.

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