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1 Repetition Maximum

Often training intensity guidelines for strength training are expressed in percentage of the 1 Repetition Maximum or 1RM. The 1 repetition maximum is the highest amount of weight or resistance with which someone can make one repetition with proper form in a particular exercise. When the 1RM is known for a certain exercise, it is possible to estimate the resistance or weight necessary for the prescribed number of repetitions.