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What does a set mean in exercise?

Dr. Mike Clark, DPT
Dr. Mike Clark, DPT
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Sets are a complete round of repetitions. Once you have completed the recommended amount of repetitions for each exercise, you will have completed a set. For example, twelve repetitions of a chest-press motion equal one set.

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