06-16-2005, 02:18 AM #1
I used to train about 20-23 sets per body part (way too much).
Now a typical day looks like this (shoulders & triceps):
warmup 1 set
shoulder press 3 sets
reverse fly's supersetted with front plate raises 3 sets
upright rows supersetted with side raises 3 sets
skullcrushers 3 sets
straight bar push down 3 sets
seated dips 3 sets
rope pull downs 3 sets
I am not getting good growth anymore, while my diet continues to get cleaner with more cals and protein. Possibly overtraining?
06-16-2005, 02:19 AM #2
I try to keep my workouts to about an hour and a half, and go to 1 rep past failure with a spotter on most exercises.
06-16-2005, 04:13 AM #3
Maybe it's just your intensity that lacks.. try forced reps and drop sets to FAILURE..
It's not the quantity that counts.. it's the quality
06-16-2005, 11:40 PM #4New Member
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Yes to quality.. perhaps if you put more into your technique it will intensify the muscles you are not working as hard now.
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06-17-2005, 07:50 AM #5
if you're an ectomorph(judging by your profile) your best bet is to train according to your bodytype, i started doing this and have had good gains, ectomorphs should train with no more than 10 sets for bigger bodyparts and 6-8 for smaller!
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