1-RM Tests (Repetition maximum tests)

The one repetition maximum tests (1-RM) is a popular method of measuring isotonic muscle strength. It is a measure of the maximal weight a subject can lift with one repetition. Below is a description of the general procedures of the repetition max test. See the specific Bench Press, Deadlift and Lat Pulldown repetition max tests. 1RM tests can also be conducted with many other strength and power exercises, such as power clean, squat, biceps curl, shoulder press, bench pull, back squat, leg press, leg curl and knee extension.

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