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    What does 10-15 reps mean

    What does it mean when a routine says :

    bench press: 3 sets x 10-15 reps


    I am confused about the rep part. 10-15 reps, does it mean you have to hit 10,11,12,13,14 or 15 reps? Kind of confused.

    Same with 10-12 reps. How do you know when to hit that rep? How about progression. I have always used a steady number. As soon as I get there, I increase the weight.

    Please help
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    Originally Posted by 7asssa7 View Post
    What does it mean when a routine says :

    bench press: 3 sets x 10-15 reps


    I am confused about the rep part. 10-15 reps, does it mean you have to hit 10,11,12,13,14 or 15 reps? Kind of confused.

    Same with 10-12 reps. How do you know when to hit that rep? How about progression. I have always used a steady number. As soon as I get there, I increase the weight.

    Please help
    It could mean many things really.

    But I'm fairly certain it means once you can do 15 reps with your weight, you increase it.
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    Originally Posted by 7asssa7 View Post
    What does it mean when a routine says :

    bench press: 3 sets x 10-15 reps


    I am confused about the rep part. 10-15 reps, does it mean you have to hit 10,11,12,13,14 or 15 reps? Kind of confused.

    Same with 10-12 reps. How do you know when to hit that rep? How about progression. I have always used a steady number. As soon as I get there, I increase the weight.

    Please help
    It means you can choose a rep number you like between the interval 10 - 15.
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    Select a weight in which you perform 10-15 reps. Please don't let this comment start a 43pg argument.... Please!
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    Originally Posted by RollTideNation View Post
    Select a weight in which you perform 10-15 reps. Please don't let this comment start a 43pg argument.... Please!
    That's what you think? Well, but independent studies conducted by the University of... Just kidding.
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    Originally Posted by SpongeBobNoPant View Post
    That's what you think? Well, but independent studies conducted by the University of... Just kidding.
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    for me, lets say i'm doing calves 12-15 reps. This is how my progression goes

    90x12,12,12

    90x15,14,12

    90x15,15,15

    95x12,12,12

    and so on
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    Do between 10 to 15 repetitions of the desired exercise per set.
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    Originally Posted by SpongeBobNoPant View Post
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