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I once attended a trade show for Health and Fitness as an exhibitor. I had the opportunity to speak with Mr. Olympia Lee Haney. We briefly spoke about training. The one comment that stayed with me the most was Lee's assertion that the number of reps is not nearly as important as trying to recruit the most muscle fibers during each rep. He suggested ...
A lot of body builders uses an excelent technique to build muscles, i use that too and got great results. So, you apply the first rule of 6-12 Reps. When you get to between 8 and 10 rep, you should be nearly falling on the lifting, yeah! Thats a FAILURE, you have to reach that failure, because you exhaust your fibers, but no all of them!, so you go 2-4 reps ...
The burn is actually a good thing and you should always strive for the burn. If you're not feeling the burn then you're either lifting too light or heavy. 60 reps might be not the best rep scheme IMO. The best rep range for biceps is around 8-15 reps depending on your goal. 8 for mass building and the higher reps for definition.
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