- 08-04-2005, 03:45 PM
What do you think about combining chest and delts, and how is this routine? Thanks for all responses.
Incline BB/DB 4 sets (1-2 to failure)
Flat BB/DB 4 sets (1-2 to failure)
Decline DB 3 sets (none to failure)
a fly movement 3 sets (none to failure)
Sholder press 4 sets (1 to failure)
Leaning side laterals 3 sets (1 to failure)
Very strict lateral raises 2 sets (none to failure)
I'm going to leave my front delt alone, it gets indirectly hit enough with this routine. Also, I will hit my rear delt on back day.
- 08-04-2005, 03:51 PM
I do something real similar but would drop one of the chest excercises unless you aren't prone to overtraining at all.
- 08-04-2005, 07:04 PM
Originally Posted by rjones
08-04-2005, 07:28 PM
IMO you have about 18 more sets than you need to work chest and shoulders.
BTW why not include tris in the same workout?
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08-04-2005, 09:41 PM
08-05-2005, 08:02 AM
i train chest and shoulders on one day here and there, b/c i feel my shoulders isnt quite the weak point that my other body parts are. I toss is some lateral movements with my chest day, and some weeks that is all I would do. So if shoulders is somewhat of a strong bodypart for yourself. I would suggest this split.
08-05-2005, 09:31 AM
Shoulders have always been a problem area for me - lately Ive taken a different approach:
Training them 2x per week, my split looks like this:
Day 1: Shoulders/Bis/Tris/Cardiio
Day 2: Abs/Calves/Cardio
Day 3: Legs/Calves/Shoulders
Day 4: Off
Day 5: Chest/Tris/Cardio
Day 6: Back/Bis/Cardio
Day 7: Abs/Calves/Cardio
Every few weeks Ill hit the gym 3x per week and just go heavy with low volume, to prevent over training. Its working out pretty well.
08-06-2005, 04:29 PM
Yeah, my delts are probably my best bodypart. My chest/delt day was part of a arm priority split, bc they suck.Originally Posted by sage
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