Thread: 12 Sets Enough?
02-27-2005, 08:27 PM #1
12 Sets Enough?
I've gotten good results with my routine, probably would have gotten a lot better if my diet was always good too. Anyway I've been doing 12 Sets for everything except biceps. I am near exhaustion after my workouts so I know I'm pushing myself a decent amount, I could possibly squeeze in a few more sets though. I've never tried it before though, would it be beneficial for me especially if I'm going for mass?
02-27-2005, 09:47 PM #2Anabolic Member
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If the intensity is high enough, yes that should suffice.Might wanna do more for legs though.
02-27-2005, 10:06 PM #3
How many reps per set for god's sake!
Can't give a good opinion(not that it would be anyway) without knowing the reps!
12 sets of 20 reps
12 sets of pyramind
12 sets of descending
12 sets of 4 reps
12 sets of supers
Help a brother out will ya? LOL
02-27-2005, 11:28 PM #4
4 sets per exercise ususally a (6-12) rep scheme or (6-10) except for shoulders and legs where I got higher.
02-28-2005, 12:35 AM #5
Sounds like your pshing pretty good.
Is there a problem that caused yuo to post?
02-28-2005, 12:56 AM #6
probably just because I've never tried really higher than that amount of sets so I had no clue if it would be good or bad for me....**** i'm a dumba$$ i'm about to jsut try it myself and see lol
02-28-2005, 11:32 AM #7
3-4 exercises for a bodypart + 4 sets = 12-16 sets
02-28-2005, 11:37 AM #8
Sometimes I have done 4 sets of 15 reps for a change up and have actually had good results that way as well. There are many schools and opinions about what works! Try em all! See what YOU like. I believe there are no rules. I have trained HIT with Mentzer and trained hig-reps with another at that level. I grew both ways.
03-03-2005, 01:09 PM #9
Not including my warmup sets, I usually do 9 to 15 sets max for chest. Back I usually do about 15 sets including deads. Does anyone do more than that per workout? Just trying to gauge if I should increase my sets or not.
03-03-2005, 01:17 PM #10
keep ur intensity up, thats key
03-03-2005, 01:37 PM #11
If you are going heavy 12 sets is fine for the larger muscle groups.
03-06-2005, 02:50 PM #12Associate Member
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i like doing 4 sets 8-12 reps about 4 or 5 excerises a body part, and I like to do 5-6 sets for squats and calves
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