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    golclub is offline New Member
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    How often do I need to train the same muscle group?

    Hey guys

    I was doing my chest routine on Tuesday and then I think that I could do it on Friday. Do you reckon it is too soon. Do I need more days for my chest to recover?

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    I would recomend working each muscle group only one a week. Recovery time is very important for muscle growth as you grow while you repair

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    You should wait 48 hours at a minimum to rework any muscle so that it has time to recover. I personally think then when you are working your larger muscle groups that you should keep it to once a week and no more. Your smaller muscle groups, if you want to, can be worked twice in the same week but at least 48 hours rest. Personally I work each body part only once per week but there are other strategies that work different for different people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by golclub
    Hey guys

    I was doing my chest routine on Tuesday and then I think that I could do it on Friday. Do you reckon it is too soon. Do I need more days for my chest to recover?
    It depends.If you do very low volume(high intensity),it can be done.The Bulgarians have lots of documented studies on this very topic.
    IMO,it's best to blast the muscle once every 6 days or so.But what works for me,possibly won't work for you.You'll need to experiment and find your own sweet spot.

    ~Pinnacle~

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    Once a week works best for me... anything more to me is overkill...

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