Why I Don’t Recommend 5-rep Only Programs

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5 rep training may mean nothing to some of you, and A LOT to many of you. For those unfamiliar, it refers to a very popular, and fairly old training program. You do either 5 sets of 5 reps or 3 sets of 5 reps on the squat, bench press, and deadlift (and sometimes powerclean). […]