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1| Lift heavy.

Using a weight that is heavy enough to induce fatigue by the 12th rep is the sweet spot when it comes to time optimization. In this range, you’re recruiting more muscle fibers, making the workout more intense, and giving your body more potential to grow and improve. “To determine the correct weight for you, see whether you can do the exercise for 12 to 15 reps,” says Maurie Cofman, CMES, CES, TBMM-CES. “If you can do more, it’s too light. If the last two reps are challenging, it’s perfect.” Try a biceps workout that uses straight sets of standing dumbbell curls,

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