Increasing your 1 rep max

How do I increase my deadlift/squat/bench/shoulder press/pretty much any lift?

This is a super loaded question and the answer will differ from individual to individual. For newbie lifters it will most likely need to be technique tweaks but for more experienced lifters specific accessory work may be the answer.

One tip which is generally true across the board is to stop just going for a new max. The 80%-95% range is where all the magic happens. Give yourself 6/8/10 weeks working at between 1-5 reps for varying sets within this percentage range and then retest.

Give me a shout if you’ve got more specific questions.

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