Mayhew et al. Max

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Mayhew et aldot Max
Variable Instructions Datatype
`(w) "This is the lifted weight for the reps"` Enter the weight you typically lift Integer (lb)
`(r) "This is the number of reps"` Enter the number of reps you typically lift Integer
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SavannahBergen.Mayhew et aldot Max
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The Mayhew Max Weight calculator computes the approximate maximum weight one can lift using the Mayhew formula.

INSTRUCTIONS: Choose your preferred units and enter the following:

  • (w) This is the weight lifted in repetitions.
  • (r) This is the number of reps.

Max Weight:  The calculator returns the approximate max weight in pounds.  However, this can be automatically converted to other mass or weight units (e.g. kilograms) via the pull-down menu.

Math / Science

Max Repetition Weight formulas like Mayhew are intended to provide an estimate on the maximum weight one can lift without having to attempt such a lift.  The motivation is to avoid injuries associated with lifting one's max.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One-repetition_maximum

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