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by markggarcia
Tue Apr 18, 2006 8:31 pm
Forum: from General
Topic: Set Amounts
Replies: 13
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Set Amounts

Thanks. I think I'm going to need to work on my time between sets too, since I normally only have an hour to an hour 20 per workout. That should be enough, but I want to make sure I'm getting the right coverage.
by markggarcia
Tue Apr 18, 2006 8:38 am
Forum: from General
Topic: Set Amounts
Replies: 13
Views: 14459

Set Amounts

Thanks Matt. Working out at home, so I'm limited to the weights I have there. Tonight, I work on reducing my reps. Does anyone recommend a certain amount of sets per exercise?

Thanks
by markggarcia
Mon Apr 17, 2006 4:28 pm
Forum: from General
Topic: Set Amounts
Replies: 13
Views: 14459

Set amounts

Thanks Matt.
One further question -
When I lower my reps, I'd probably want to up the weight? For example, if I currently do a set of 40 hammer curls at 40 pounds (far too many reps) should I go up to 45 pounds (or so) and do 10 reps?

Thanks again!
Mark
by markggarcia
Mon Apr 17, 2006 2:09 pm
Forum: from General
Topic: Set Amounts
Replies: 13
Views: 14459

Set Amounts

Hello - This forum is a godsend! I have been lifting weights for a little over a year now, three days a week, interspersed with running on the other days. I am not looking to bulk up, just improve my shape. I have been reading up on other people's workouts and I like what I see. However, I am unsure...