Originally Posted by Detectorist
Bob, looks like you like to warm up with high reps. I do the same. I can't imagine how some lifters can warm up just doing sets of 5 or less..
My warmup looks something like this:
I Can't do a bunch of higher reps then squat a working set for 5x3.
Originally Posted by BCR
Keep in mind as the weights get heavier the warmups are used to get accustomed to the weight.
High reps get the blood flowing and loosen you up, but can also waste energy.
Yup. If I tried 275 x5 before moving on, I'd be about useless afterward.