Muscle & Fitness Philippines|July/August 2019
Testing your one-rep max is a gym tradition, but do you really need it in your routine?
Maxing out—lifting your absolute maximum load (with proper form) for one rep—is commonplace in sports like powerlifting and Olympic weightlifting. But is it totally necessary to load up on weight in order to see how well you can truly perform a squat, deadlift, or bench press? Honestly, it depends on whom you ask.
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