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RPE for Unilateral Exercises

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  • Jordan Feigenbaum
    Maintain the same weight and reps and rate the RPE after both sides are done.

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  • Insignia-.-
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    RPE for Unilateral Exercises

    Hi docs,

    Currently on phase 2 of the beginner template and just had a question about unilateral exercises such as split squats:

    After doing a set of 10 reps at a particular weight, the RPE for my left leg might be 9, but for my right leg it might be a 7. So should I go heavier/do more reps with my right leg such that I am able to hit RPE 9? Or should I maintain the same weight and reps on both sides so that my left leg can 'catch up' to my right leg?

    Any feedback would be greatly appreciated