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Rated Perceived Exertion Scale: Weight Training

Rated Perceived Exertion Scale Weight Training

Remove the intensity guess work and learn how to implement the Rated Perceived Exertion Scale for weight training to build muscle, strength and power like some of your favorite anime heroes.

"Guess work" training will get you know where toward your anime hero goals. You can consistenly lift heavy weight and only heavy weight or light weight and only light weight and only achieve minimal to zero results. Lifting light and heavy weight has each of their own benefits when it comes to building muscle, power, strength and improving muscular aesthetics. With that said, it's imperative to remove the "guess work" and train with purpose and with some direction.

The scale provided below can help you remove the "guess work" for lifting intensity. This Rated Preceived Exertion Scale for weight training is a scale to measure your intensity for your weight training workouts based on how many repetitions you have on reserve. For example if you have a programmed day to lift light weights focusing more on muscular endurance, you would lift enough weight to train in the RPE zones of 4-6. On the other hand, if you have a programmed day to lift moderate to heavy weights fousing more on muscle building, you would lift enough weight to train in the RPE zones of 6-7. Finally, if you're lifting max weight for muscular power, you would lift enough weight to train in the RPE zones of 8-10.

Rated perceived exertion scale for weight training.

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