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HELPING YOU GET STRONGER SINCE 2004

Calculating 1RM

Over the years a number of people have produced formulae for calculating an approximate 1RM; based on reps and weight used. Whilst studies seem to favour the Epley formula over the others (in terms of accuracy), I have a few alternatives here. Brzycki equation : 1RM =...

Prilepin Table

During the ’60s and ’70s Soviet sports scientist A.S.Prilepin collected data from the training logs of more than 1000 World, Olympic, National and European weightlifting champions. Prilepin synthesized his findings in a very simple table; which provides...