Just Managed It...

Discussion in 'Training Psychology' started by Jstar, Dec 30, 2019.

  1. Jstar

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    Who here has said to themselves they will do x amount of reps, and when getting close to that amount the burn kicks in, and you just manage to get x reps.

    Was that a job well done, or just mental failure?
     


  2. RS86

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    If I set a rep target it'll be well in advance so I have lots of time to think about it and i'll almost always hit it. Probs only been 3 or 4 times I have set a rep goal and not hit it
     
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  3. Jstar

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    Not think because you set the goal your mind made you 'just get it' instead of going past it? I found this, so started setting goals that I thought I wouldn't be able to achieve and so far this has been more productive.
     
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  4. RS86

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    Depends. If I set a certain target I don't necessarily want to pass it, whereas if I was doing a program like 531 and the rep target was 5+ I would go past that without much hassle
     
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    I normally set a rep target that is just beyond my best.so it is achievable and realistic but not impossible.I know I will have to perform which gives less scope for having lazy days.
    If I do manage a set amount of reps,l keep going and do as many as I can.I don't stop because I've hit my target,I always try to push the envelope a little further.
     
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