In performing a strength training exercise, if a person lifts a weight three times consecutively without stopping for any significant rest in between each lift, the person is said to have performed one SET of three REPS. If the person then, after a rest of three minutes performs another SET of three REPS, the person is then said to have performed two SETS of three REPS, and so on.
Question: What is the correct number of REPS per SET.
|REPS per SET||FOR WHAT ACTIVITY|
|3 or less||Fast explosive sports – Weightlifting|
|5 reps||Other Power athletes – Sprinters|
|5 – 8 reps||Strength training for majority of sports people|
|10 – 15 reps||Strength training for athletes requiring endurance|
|above 15 reps||For endurance|