## How do I calculate my max squat?

For your upper body, find the heaviest weight you can bench, deadlift or squat 4-to-6 times and plug it into this equation: (4-to-6RM x 1.1307) + 0.6998. So if you can do 5 reps of 60kg, then according to the formula – (60 x 1.1307) + 0.6998 – your 1RM will be 68.5kg.

**How do I calculate my 5RM?**

To find your 3RM, note that 3 corresponds to 93% 1RM, so multiply 305 x 0.93, which estimates your working weight to be 285 (rounded up) pounds. Your 5RM would be 305 x 0.87, giving you a working weight of roughly 265 pounds.

### How do you calculate 10RM?

To estimate 1RM from the 10RM value, use the following formulas:

- Estimated 1RM = 10RM / 0.75.
- 10RM X 1.33 = Estimated 1RM.

**What is the max squat percentage?**

For optimal growth you need to lift for sets of eight to 12 reps, using 70 to 80 percent of your maximum. If you can perform a max squat of 300 pounds, this means keeping your working sets should be between 210 and 240 pounds for eight to 12 reps.

#### What is the Epley formula?

The Epley (1985) equation is as follows: (0.033 × Number of repetitions × Weight) + Weight.

**What percentage is a 10 rep max?**

75%

The percentage chart is based on a linear relationship such that 10 reps corresponds to 75% of your max. Every 1 rep change corresponds to +/- 2.5% change in the amount of weight that can be lifted.

## What percentage of my 1-rep max should I lift?

To improve muscular strength, you should lift a lower number of reps (typically 6–8) at 60–80% of your 1RM; to improve muscular endurance, lift a higher number of reps (12–15) using about 50% of your 1RM.

**How do I increase my 1-rep max squat?**

How do you use 1RM in a workout?

- Move up to 80% of 1RM. To stress your muscle fibres, use a weight that’s 80% of your 1RM for sets of 7-12 reps.
- Increase to 90% of 1RM. To teach your muscles power and speed, use a weight that’s 90% of your 1RM for 3-4 sets of 3-4 reps.
- Increase to 95% of 1RM.

### What is the brzycki formula?

Equations to determine 1RM The Brzycki (1993) equation is as follows: Weight ÷ ( 1.0278 – ( 0.0278 × Number of repetitions ) )