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Mike Tuchscherer
03-11-2013, 12:07 AM
You can view the page at http://forum.reactivetrainingsystems.com/content.php?38-Customizing-your-RPE-Chart

PrimalAeon
06-18-2014, 06:13 AM
If I end up with three different charts, would they be utilized for each slot?If my deadlift supplement is Pendlay Rows, would I use the deadlift chart?

sparkskk
06-18-2014, 04:39 PM
PrimalAeon, I use the same chart for bench and squat but a different one for deadlift. I've found that with rows, they match up better with the RPE chart for my bench press but on bigger deadlift supplement movements, like snatch grip SLDL or deficit SLDL, the deadlift RPE chart is most suitable.
I use the bench and squat RPE chart for all bench and squat movements. That seems to work well for me.

Mike Tuchscherer
06-19-2014, 04:37 AM
I made 4 charts. Squat, Bench, Deadlift, and Average. Anything that doesn't closely resemble SBD, I use Average.

PrimalAeon
06-20-2014, 02:42 PM
Ok, this brings me to the next question.

How do you handle your charts practically in the gym? :P
Bring a calculator and the printed spreadsheets?

ChadHydro
06-20-2014, 03:34 PM
I have my laptop with me in my gym. I have a spreadsheet that uses the charts and I can punch in what I did last week and the reps that I need to do this week and it will give me my work up my potential workup sets @7, @8, @9 for that day.

PrimalAeon
06-21-2014, 06:00 AM
I have my laptop with me in my gym. I have a spreadsheet that uses the charts and I can punch in what I did last week and the reps that I need to do this week and it will give me my work up my potential workup sets @7, @8, @9 for that day.

Nice. I've been thinking about getting an iPad for things like that. Would you mind sharing your spreadsheet? Always interesting to see.

PrimalAeon
06-22-2014, 08:28 AM
I made my own RPE Calculator in Google Spreadsheets:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xXd6ouk51D_7m4DDCfmIeLKWRmVK3DEmHDfDVB4CWC8/edit?usp=sharing

In the diagnostics tab I enter my 1RM, 4RM and 8RM for each lift. I then have 5 charts, one for each lift, one average and the standard one. On the first sheet I select which chart I wish to use for my calculation. Also added the ability to set a percentage I want to increase the previous e1RM with.

Roman
08-30-2014, 04:26 PM
I made my own RPE Calculator in Google Spreadsheets:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xXd6ouk51D_7m4DDCfmIeLKWRmVK3DEmHDfDVB4CWC8/edit?usp=sharing

In the diagnostics tab I enter my 1RM, 4RM and 8RM for each lift. I then have 5 charts, one for each lift, one average and the standard one. On the first sheet I select which chart I wish to use for my calculation. Also added the ability to set a percentage I want to increase the previous e1RM with.

Thanks a ton! It's incredibly useful.

bummerface
09-01-2014, 04:00 PM
thanks for this

PrimalAeon
09-13-2014, 06:23 AM
After reading some of Mladen's stuff and seeing him using slope & intercept for linear regression I made an updated version of the RPE Chart Generator (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ZeXFyXMbdTEYXvCPXa2adoBkEWntkXSkT6d7G16ZYQg/edit?usp=sharing).