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Thread: Been off of lifting

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    Wannabebig Member
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    Been off of lifting

    Hey guys, I am going to start lifting again. I stopped around July. How do I know what weight to start at. I use to squat 255 and bench 155. Any help?

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    Senior Member Howard 9's Avatar
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    There is no formula or anything to tell you. Just start light and keep moving up to see how much you can still do.
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    ^ well said. Lift as heavy as you can while maintaining proper form and desired rep range.

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