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    Bench Cycling

    Sorry for addressing this twice but for everyone that didn't see my previous "biceps" thread....I wanted to know if anyone cycled their bench presses. What i mean is im trying to find a cycle where I start with my max bench and then split it up into a 7 week program. Example: Week 1: 6 sets @ 10 reps , low weight to high weight. Week 2: 6 sets @ 10 reps @ 8 reps @ 6 reps....etcl, low weight to higher weight. The only problem is i used a cycle sheet that told me what weight i should do and what reps i was doing for each week. Now i'm trying to figure it out on my own and can't seem to re-create it. Anyone know where i can find this so called "cycle sheet".

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    Jackals gym had one. Just google bench cycle or routines
    I like the Ed Coan one.
    Last edited by bill; 10-30-2006 at 07:15 PM.
    Remember, to get big, you have to get strong. The two are interconnected. Lift heavy, work hard, and size will come. Like night follows day. It works. Arnold
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    how do i scale that down to 150 max and not 270?

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    Go to powerlifting heads-up and you can plug your max in
    I would think you could do all right though just working from 75-85 % of max for 4 wks. take a easy wk and try a new max.
    Remember, to get big, you have to get strong. The two are interconnected. Lift heavy, work hard, and size will come. Like night follows day. It works. Arnold
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    does the ed cohen one really work? and what does "RM" stand for?

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    Nothing magical but it works, like many other programs. Thats where put in 150.
    Remember, to get big, you have to get strong. The two are interconnected. Lift heavy, work hard, and size will come. Like night follows day. It works. Arnold
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    well i mean i was maxing at about 180 last year, and lost some strength over 3 months so i just need something to bring me back to where i was....you know what i mean?

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