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What are 5x5s and why/how are they useful?

By Scott Herman in Strength / Power Training · Published

5x5s are a strength training method.

It involves doing 5 sets of 5 reps for an exercise. You should focus on lifting AS MUCH weight as possible, and PROGRRESSIVELY OVERLOADING on each set.

These can be used in conjunction with a MUSCLE GAIN split, by performing the first exercise as a 5x5.

If possible, get a spotter to assist you with these lifts.


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