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I have a feeling it’s for tempo purposes but just want to make sure
RIR is Reps In Reserve.
If you can do a certain weight to absolute failure at whatever reps, RIR would be that same weight minus the RIR listed. Example 135 at 8 reps (failure) with 2-3 RIR would be 135 at 6 or 5 reps.