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    Hey guys and dolls I need your opinion on a lifting routine I heard about. It's seems more for cutting, but then again that's what I'm doing at this point so here it is:
    Cardio = X5-6 per wk 30-40min sessions
    Pyramid-style lifting (15,12, and 10 reps) with 3 exercises per muscle group
    Mon: Back & Abs
    Tue: Chest
    Wed: Legs & Abs
    Thurs: Biceps & triceps
    Fri: Shoulders & Abs
    And of course a clean diet.
    I need your thoughts, both pros and cons Thanks!!

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    looks good to me. Make sure your doing less sets and excercises for arms and shoulders then for back, chest and legs.
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    If you're doing cardio that much, I would decrease the workout days to at the most 3. A good: lower body, upperbody push, upperbody pull routine will work well. You don't want to overtrain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UNDERTAKER
    looks good to me. Make sure your doing less sets and excercises for arms and shoulders then for back, chest and legs.
    Why less sets/exercises for arms and shoulders?? I'm still new at this stuff.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kwyckemynd00
    If you're doing cardio that much, I would decrease the workout days to at the most 3. A good: lower body, upperbody push, upperbody pull routine will work well. You don't want to overtrain.

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    Okay I get it about the cardio, but can you explain about the upperbody push and upperbody pull - I'm not getting a visual
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    Quote Originally Posted by Head Nurse
    Why less sets/exercises for arms and shoulders?? I'm still new at this stuff.
    Arms are smaller bodyparts compared to chest, leg, back. They don't require as many working sets to stimulate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by houseman
    Arms are smaller bodyparts compared to chest, leg, back. They don't require as many working sets to stimulate.
    Oooh. I guess that would be a 'well DUH' would'nt it I guess the brain isn't working to well today. Thanks.
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    upper body push movements meaning things like presses (push movements)

    upper body pull meaning things like rows etc (pull movements)

    Personally I am going to start doing upperbody push/pull movements on the same day for example monday for me is going to be chest/back

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    Quote Originally Posted by hamper19
    upper body push movements meaning things like presses (push movements)

    upper body pull meaning things like rows etc (pull movements)

    Personally I am going to start doing upperbody push/pull movements on the same day for example monday for me is going to be chest/back

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    Thanks for the information!!!!!

    I guess my last few shifts have fried some brain cells.
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