There’s nothing magic about the number 12

Everyone “knows” that strength work is 6-8 reps, hypertrophy is 12-15 reps and anything above that is for ‘toning’...

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There is so many variables that change wether the work you’re doing is more conducive to strength or hypertrophy (the tempo of your movements / the structure of the rest of the workout / nutrition around the workout / whether the set is to failure or not etc) TRUST ME just banging out 8 reps at your normal speed versus banging out 12 reps at your normal speed probably isn’t making a single difference to the effect you’re eliciting.
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I love to flesh things out and explain the details in these posts but this is a big one so I’ll cover it over the next few posts.
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For now just understand your body doesn’t just know the difference between 9 reps and 12 reps - if you think you might be wasting your time in the gym YOU PROBABLY ARE. Get help from someone who knows what to do, let us sort it out for you!
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