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    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?

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    If the intensity is high enough, yes that should suffice.Might wanna do more for legs though.

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    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

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    4 sets per exercise ususally a (6-12) rep scheme or (6-10) except for shoulders and legs where I got higher.

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    Sounds like your pshing pretty good.

    Is there a problem that caused yuo to post?

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    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

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    3-4 exercises for a bodypart + 4 sets = 12-16 sets

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    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.

    Train Hard!

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    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.

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    keep ur intensity up, thats key

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    If you are going heavy 12 sets is fine for the larger muscle groups.

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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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