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What is 1RM?

What is 1RM?

1RM is the maximum weight you can lift if you only have to do one repetition of an exercise.

It's considered the “gold standard” test of strength. When you lift your 1RM weight, you shouldn't be able to complete a second repetition. The idea is that you give everything you have in that first rep that's where the name comes from.

Knowing your 1RM enables you to choose the correct weight for each exercise, ensuring that you maximise your training benefits and build strength systematically. It can also help you to overcome a training plateau.

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