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RPE, Strength Training, and You | Starting Strength Radio #191

Mark Rippetoe | December 16, 2022

Rip talks about RPE, its origins in exercise science, and its current use in strength programming.

  • 02:26 Comments from the Haters!
  • 12:42 James Cameron’s low T
  • 20:20 The topic of RPE
  • 25:33 What RPE was used for
  • 31:06 What you’re feeling isn’t what’s happening
  • 34:44 What “coaches” use RPE for
  • 39:51 RPE is not data
  • 46:30 Lifters have bad days, but you still need to PR
  • 53:00 Mental training

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