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Tuesday Tidbit: Shoot for 8-12 Reps

To build muscle, you have to use enough, but not too much weight. Here’s a way to gauge: if you can do at least 8, but no more than 12 reps, you’re using the right weight. Up to 13 reps? Time to amp up and use a heavier weight – congratulations!

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  • http://Semisweetonline Heidi

    Thank you for this “push” into a better workout! I needed the boost!