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    with the wbb routine are you supposed to just do that many reps for a certain reason or can you increase it if you feel you can do more.

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    The idea is to do the greatest amount of weight you can do in 6-8 reps. If you can do more reps, then you should be upping the weight.

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    does more reps build muscle more or does more weight and less reps build it more

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    It really depends on your body type. Personally, I'm very new at the body building scene, so take what I'm saying with a grain of salt. From what I've gathered reading here and on other websites is that 6-8 reps at the maximum weight you can handle per set is ideal for both size and strength gains. So I would say that fewer reps with greater weight is going to achieve a better muscle build, while more reps with less weight would have more of a toning effect. Again, I'm a total newbie to this, so any veterans can feel free to chime in and shoot me down.

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    Originally posted by Frozenmoses
    It really depends on your body type. Personally, I'm very new at the body building scene, so take what I'm saying with a grain of salt. From what I've gathered reading here and on other websites is that 6-8 reps at the maximum weight you can handle per set is ideal for both size and strength gains. So I would say that fewer reps with greater weight is going to achieve a better muscle build, while more reps with less weight would have more of a toning effect. Again, I'm a total newbie to this, so any veterans can feel free to chime in and shoot me down.
    *** Generally speaking less reps with more weight is a good start to building muscle. However, more reps with less weight will not tone you. It will only serve to increase your muscular endurance. Again, this is generally speaking.
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