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2003/11/15 22:24:29 (permalink)

Power + strength routines

What's the correct number of repetions to do for gaining power/ strength. I am led to believe it is 4 reps. Is this correct?

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    scruffy
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    RE: Power + strength routines 2003/11/15 22:57:52 (permalink)
    i find between 1 and 5 but there is no given rep count carved in stone.
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    RE: Power + strength routines 2003/11/15 23:09:28 (permalink)
    I'd say between 1 and 3 for main exercise working sets in a powerlifting routine
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    RE: Power + strength routines 2003/11/16 10:43:31 (permalink)
    i think if your looking for size and strength i find about 6-7 as a good rep range. i find 3-4 reps more strength building. the 5x5 is still a good routine that produces good results
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    RE: Power + strength routines 2003/11/16 14:43:23 (permalink)
    you will gain size while on a low rep routine as in a powerlifters, but the answer would be if you just trained for size specifically would you grow any faster, its a hard one to answer as there are so many variables, most strength athletes are not to bothered about size as they are trying to stay at a certain weight catergory,i work with triples down to singles on all my heavy compounds, i have progressed far in strength and added size, but it is knowing what works for you,IMO what works for me is what bigmac has outlined above.
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