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    can somebody give me an example of a 4x8 routine? i have a buddy doing this and said this is the best gains he has seen (from this routine). i know its 4 sets by 8 reps but do you stay at the same weight 4 times or is it like the 5x5 principle? thanks
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    I am pretty sure you just follow the 5x5 principles, but adjust the weights to allow for an 8 rep range.

    The reasoning is a higher rep range is better for hypertophy, with lower being better for strength.

    I was thinking of doing something similar in the winter if I decide to pull the trigger on a Andromass/Androbulk stack. For now staying with the 5x5.
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    Quote Originally Posted by boogyman
    I am pretty sure you just follow the 5x5 principles, but adjust the weights to allow for an 8 rep range.

    The reasoning is a higher rep range is better for hypertophy, with lower being better for strength.

    I was thinking of doing something similar in the winter if I decide to pull the trigger on a Andromass/Androbulk stack. For now staying with the 5x5.
    Yes. But 4x 8 is still low reps. Not SUPER low. But 8-12 is considered hypertrophy. So personally i would do 4x10
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