3 x 5 @ 80% of 1RM
3 x 5 @ 40-50% of 1RM (each with a full 5/1000 in a strong top position)
Rest as needed between sets. If a set requires interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed to perform the next uninterrupted. When scheme is listed as “3 x 5″, it always refers to “Sets” x “Reps”.
Rest up to 2 minutes, then:
Push-up: Work to “True” failure (loss of physical positioning) not “Relative” failure (loss of mental endurance). You may rest as needed in the plank or pike position.