Go Back   Bodybuilding Forum - Bodybuilding.net > Bodybuilding Forum > Training

Upping the weight in Max-OT

Training discussion on Upping the weight in Max-OT, within the Bodybuilding Forum; Ok, I'm at the point where I'm doing about 6 reps each working set for chest. I want to up ...


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-03-2005, 10:08 AM   #1
BG5150
Rank: Bantamweight
 
BG5150's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 873
Country:

Gender:
Send a message via AIM to BG5150
Default Upping the weight in Max-OT

Ok, I'm at the point where I'm doing about 6 reps each working set for chest. I want to up the weight. But should I do it for both exercises (I'k okay w/ the dips for now)?

For example, Today I did:

DB flat press: 80's x 6, 5, 5
Incline db presses 55's x 8, 6, 6

Should I do 85's AND 60's next week? Or should I just try 85's and see how that affects the inclines?

BG5150's Sig:There are no stupid questions, just stupid people.
Two wrongs don't make a right, but three rights make a left.
Are you eating while you are reading this? You should be... --hrdgain81
Remember, kids, if you type well the Grammar Fairy will leave a quarter under your pillow.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Well, the Blog's (finally) back (again!):
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Here is my newly-created World of Warcraft Blog:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
. Feel free to stop by and comment.

BG5150 is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!Share on Facebook
Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2005, 10:23 AM   #2
Darkhorse
Rank: Light Heavyweight
Experience: 7-10 Years
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: CA
Posts: 4,174
Country:

Gender:
Send a message via Yahoo to Darkhorse
Default

Quote:
DB flat press: 80's x 6, 5, 5
Incline db presses 55's x 8, 6, 6

Should I do 85's AND 60's next week? Or should I just try 85's and see how that affects the inclines?
The whole reasoning behind Max-OT working is weight progression. Once you hit 6 reps you have no choice but to up the weight due to muscle memory. So next time in the gym you'd do 85x? for flat and I'd recommend 65's for inclines because you hit past 6. Don't worry about flat bench wearing you out for inclines. Theoretically you will be stronger the next workout so it should feel about the same as this week. I also recommend increasing weight used for dips as well. That's what Max-OT is....Beating the logbook every time you enter the gym. Hypothetically, with their reasoning, if you were to keep the weight the same the following week you wouldn't grow at all.

Darkhorse's Sig:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


I can be found at
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Darkhorse is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!Share on Facebook
Reply With Quote
Reply

  Bodybuilding Forum - Bodybuilding.net > Bodybuilding Forum > Training


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 04:15 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.