Thread: Just a question to clerify
06-06-2002, 08:53 AM #1
Just a question to clerify
hey i just wanted to ask a quick question here.
I had done the pyramid sets befor 15, 10,8,6,4 for the longest time. now for the past couple of months i have been doing 3-4 sets of 10 reps each. For bullking is that goood. cause i see everyone when they are replying to posts about bulking the always say 3-4 sets of 6-10 reps. is that better for bulking up? should i change my routine?
cause i know to cut up you do higher rep. but for the bulking should my sets be like : 10,8,6 and osmetimes a 4?
or is just liek whatever suits your body? cause when i did that 15,10,8,6,4 thing i don't think it built me up to much, but i think thats cause there were too many reps in there. what do you guys think.
06-06-2002, 09:08 AM #2
When you say your doing 3-4 sets of 10 reps each is each rep at the same weight?
Because I believe if on your starting weight you can do 10 reps and on your final weight you can do 10 reps you are not going heavy enough.
06-06-2002, 11:18 AM #3
oh no i incrase. what i do is i start off with a wieght say 50lb dumbels i then do 55 then 60 then say i think ok i cannot get the 65 ups for 10 i stick witht he 60's oin the last set. but i do go up in wieght. or if i start too heavy then i just lessen the reps. you know . I actually hould start keeping a log of what weights i put up cause i barely remeber, (except for some excersicieses) But what i mean is if i start off too heavy an only get 8 reps i stiuck to those 8 reps increasing in weight. hope that helps D
06-06-2002, 11:44 AM #4
For bulking I'd go with a warm up set of 15 or so and then do 4 sets of no more than 4-6 reps. Keep the weight hi and get a spotter to really push you on the last couple of sets.
06-06-2002, 11:59 AM #5
so the less reps the better, 10 is too high?
So i should be going at 4 sets for 6 reps? ok. i'll try rtarting otmm i get off the meds. So i gotta wait till tomm. but thanks
oh one last qustion so when people do thoise pyramids like 12, 10 8, yah know what does tht do?
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