Strength Standards

by Mark Rippetoe and Lon Kilgore

These are strength standards as presented in the book Practical Programming for Strength Training by Mr. Rippetoe and Dr. Kilgore, converted to metric. The data has not been altered in any way except rounded to the nearest kilogram. All texts ©, ® and similar jazz belong to the authors and publishers, this page is totally unofficial (OK'd by Rip via email on Oct 20th 2007).

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