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    Is my current leg workout OK

    I am currently trying to gain size in my legs, but do need to build strength at the same time.(My legs are weak compared to my upper body).
    Day 1 Quads \hams Strength
    Day 2 Calves heavy weight
    Day 3 Quads power
    Day 4 Calves heavy weight
    Day 6 Cardo in morning Quads/ hams Power at night

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    Bro what exerices are you doing and how many sets and reps ?

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    Squats 2 x 12 225lbs
    2 x10 275lbs
    2 x 8 325lbs
    legs curls 3 x 15 90lbs
    2 x 10 100lbs
    Leg press 2 x 10 350lbs
    2 x 8 450lbs

    Wed.
    Squats 1 x 15 225
    2 x 10 275
    1 x 6-8 325
    Max out
    Legs Extensions 3 x 10
    Legs press 4 x 10-8 450-550lbs

    Sat Jog thirty minutes Morning
    Squats about the same weight as Wed.
    Dead lifts 2 x 15 135lbs.
    2 x10 155lbs
    1 x 6 175lbs
    Leg press/ hack squats till failure

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    Quote Originally Posted by littlebest
    mon
    Squats 2 x 12 225lbs
    2 x10 275lbs
    2 x 8 325lbs
    legs curls 3 x 15 90lbs
    2 x 10 100lbs
    Leg press 2 x 10 350lbs
    2 x 8 450lbs

    Wed.
    Squats 1 x 15 225
    2 x 10 275
    1 x 6-8 325
    Max out
    Legs Extensions 3 x 10
    Legs press 4 x 10-8 450-550lbs

    Sat Jog thirty minutes Morning
    Squats about the same weight as Wed.
    Dead lifts 2 x 15 135lbs.
    2 x10 155lbs
    1 x 6 175lbs
    Leg press/ hack squats till failure
    How long have you been doing this ? Personally I think legs three times a week is to much, you could be overtraining, it takes a while for the big muscles of the legs to recover from a hard workout, and if you are doing each workout to the max I am surprised you can face up to it again so soon IMO. I am sure some of the more experinced bro's here can add to this.

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    Have only been doing this workout for three weeks now. I was concerned that I might be over working but don't seem to be loosing any power and am not sore

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    i think legs once a week is good

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    Quote Originally Posted by littlebest
    Have only been doing this workout for three weeks now. I was concerned that I might be over working but don't seem to be loosing any power and am not sore
    Well trust me if you are doing this to catastrophic failure you will be feeling it for a couple of days, not necessarily sore but just tired. I had a leg workout of Friday and I am just feeling like it again now. I only do legs once a week.

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    Same, once a week is enough. 3 times a week? Have you been reading Arnold BB Encyclopedia?

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    There is no way that you can be pushing yourself hard enough and working your legs this often. IMO, you are overtraining (frequency) while undertaining (intensity).

    If you want them to grow...pound them extremely hard and give them time to recover.

    As for your exercises, squats, stiff-legged deads, and leg presses are the meat and potatos of leg work...stick with them. Curls and sumos are also great for hams.

    You might try sticking deads on your back day to break things up a bit, while doing sld's on leg day.

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    That is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much leg work.

    Legs grow after they are trashed while you REST.

    You don't grow in the gym, so if you are in there 3 times a week doing the same bodypart, it's pretty evident you ain't gonna grow as there is simply NO time in which to do so.

    ~SC~

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    3 times with that much volume is way too much!
    In my new routein im training mine 5 times in 3 weeks, but im only doing 2 exercises a workout and am definatley not squatting every session!

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    i work legs once a week cause i am usually sore for like 3 or 4 days after wards how on earth can you hit them 3 times a week. how far down do you go when you squat what exactly do you consider a squat

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    Quote Originally Posted by SwoleCat
    That is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much leg work.

    Legs grow after they are trashed while you REST.

    You don't grow in the gym, so if you are in there 3 times a week doing the same bodypart, it's pretty evident you ain't gonna grow as there is simply NO time in which to do so.

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    agreed

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