help: dumbbell weight

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1 Post
Dec 11, 2012 7:49pm
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hi! im new to this and need some.advice on whih dumbbell weight i should get for the workouts. or please let me know ehat you guys use. thanks!!!

89 Posts
Dec 11, 2012 8:04pm
via Android

I think it should be whatever weight you are comfortable with. I started in june using 3kg for curls etc and 5kg for tricep press etc. Increased over time to 5/6kg and 8kg. I was told last 1-2 reps should really push you. Good luck!

731 Posts
Dec 11, 2012 10:27pm
via iOS
I to started out really low like 5kg now i'm on  10-30kg depending on the exercise and workout structure :) yes the 2 last reps should really push you. If you can do just 1 more at the end you should up weight :)

Good luck :)
36 Posts
Dec 17, 2012 12:44am
via Android

Theres this "one repetition maximum" rule. Lets say for leg press i do 235 lbs (which is my max, so that i can do it only once w/a great amount of pain), i take 75% of this and start to lift. This is w/any dumbells/gym machines. glad i could help


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