Thread: Need Opinions on this Workout
05-19-2005, 07:54 AM #1
Need Opinions on this Workout
Chest and Back
Shoulders and Arms
Haven't decided on sets and reps yet, suggestions welcome. What do you guys think?
05-19-2005, 07:56 AM #2
BTW, If it helps, I'm 24. 5'10, 175lbs. Looking to add a little bulk but main goal is definition. Any input is greatly appreciated.
05-19-2005, 10:21 AM #3
The leg day is lacking. Personally I wouldn't do shoulders after leg day. Have you ever thought of doing it like this:
day 1 -chest/tri's/abs
day 2- legs-quads/hams/calves
day 3- off
day 4- back/bi's/forearms
day 5- delts/abs
05-19-2005, 10:57 AM #4Originally Posted by dr.shred
05-19-2005, 11:05 AM #5
Actually I meant not to do delts after chest my bad.
05-19-2005, 11:07 AM #6
Any suggestions on sets and reps?
05-19-2005, 11:18 AM #7Originally Posted by Motion
05-19-2005, 11:25 AM #8Originally Posted by taiboxa
05-19-2005, 11:33 AM #9Originally Posted by dr.shred
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I see that schedule as severe OVER-TRAINING.
No way in blue h*ll I could hit chest on Thurs. after thrashing it on Monday.
I'd still be sore Weds/Thurs. Even if the soreness was gone by that time, which it rarely is, that does NOT assure that recovery is complete.
05-19-2005, 03:22 PM #11Originally Posted by SwoleCat
What kind of sets/reps are you referring to? Lately I've been doing the basic 3 sets of 10 reps,not that workout but I still do chest on Monday and Thursday. I'd put myself in the intermediate range as far as size/experience lifting, I'm no where near your size, probably not even half as big. Any suggestions?
Thanks again for everyone's input, its greatly appreciated.
05-25-2005, 10:44 AM #12
For those of you that do the "Each body part, once a week" style workout, How many exercises do you do per bodypart? I've tried that type of workout before and it just didn't seem like I was doing enough. Thats why I was looking at the workout I mentioned earlier in this thread. Any ideas?
06-09-2005, 08:53 AM #13
Alright so I came up with a new workout and started about 2 weeks ago, so far so good. How does this look?
06-09-2005, 09:12 AM #14Originally Posted by Motion
Mon, back deadlift, 2sets bent rows, 2sets upllups, 2sets shrugs, 2sets
Tus, tris skullkrusher, 3sets seated ex, x2 pushdown, x2
Wed, legs, squat, x3 leg press, 2 seated ex, x2
Thur, bis, bar curl x2 alternative db curlx2 hammer curl x2
Frid chest shoulders flat x3 inc,, x2 declinex2 side laterals x3 shoulder press x2
This is one of my favourite routines
06-09-2005, 11:16 AM #15Originally Posted by S.P.G
Looks like a good routine, I'll have to try that next.
06-09-2005, 11:38 AM #16
Overtraining , wont gain no bulk maybe get smaller.
One body part per day except bis and tris on same day.
6 to 9 sets and 4 to 6 reps 6th being positive failure .
3 DIFFERENT EXERCISES PER BODY PART
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