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Old 03-14-2012, 03:44 PM   #1
Ruth S. Walker
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lifting starting weight

So.. being fairly new to CF and doing things at home.. what's a normal weight to start at for squat thrusts and lifts? as much as i can handle?
I know to some of you I could find it here in the forums but i don't have a lot of time to sit infront of my computer and search the archives.
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Old 03-14-2012, 06:48 PM   #2
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Re: lifting starting weight

For a strength workout or for a conditioning workout? If it's a strength workout you're going to want to go as heavy as you can without form deteriorating. If it's a metcon you'll want to go light enough to allow you to keep moving throughout the workout. If in doubt err on the lighter side.
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Old 03-14-2012, 09:48 PM   #3
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Re: lifting starting weight

You might get more responses if you try posting in an appropriate section. Try "Starting" or Fitness. Just a suggestion. Good luck.
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Old 03-15-2012, 09:44 AM   #4
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Re: lifting starting weight

Squat thrust wouldn't involve weights (unless you meant thruster).

I'd say ballpark 40-60% of 1RM for conditioning, depending on the workout, and heavy for strength.
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