overtraining or undertraining?

  1. overtraining or undertraining?


    I have been doing this new workout split for a 6 weeks now, have been great results and strength gains for all my body parts, except my chest. The current slip i'm doing is
    day1: legs and abs
    day2: chest and shoulders
    day 3: rest
    day 4: back, bicep, and tricep
    day 5: reapeat
    day6 and day 7 rest.

    I'm currently doing a bulking cycel of deca, dbol and test E, taking in around 4000-4500 calories
    Like i said strenght and mass gains have been great for all body parts except for chest.

    This is what I'm doing for chest
    5 sets of 12 reps of barbell flat bench
    5 sets of 12 reps of incline dumbbell
    5 sets of 12 reps of dumbbell flys
    I usually hit failure right at the 12 reps. My chest is usually sore for a day or two. Now am I overtraining or undertraining? ANy advice or help will be nice. thanks


  2. I was thinking of using this new chest workout:
    3 sets of 5-8 flat bench
    3 sets of 5-8 incline bench
    3 sets of 5-8 flys
    3 sets of 5-8 weighted dips
    For variety I will switch between barbell and dumbbell each week for flat and incline. And switch between dumbbell and cables for flys and switch between decline and dips.

    Also "SHould I take each exercise set to failure or just the last exercise set to failure.

  3. Can't tell ya....you're an 'individual'. Try lowering the volume a bit and then try increasing it.
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  4. Quote Originally Posted by yaston
    I have been doing this new workout split for a 6 weeks now, have been great results and strength gains for all my body parts, except my chest. The current slip i'm doing is
    day1: legs and abs
    day2: chest and shoulders
    day 3: rest
    day 4: back, bicep, and tricep
    day 5: reapeat
    day6 and day 7 rest.

    I'm currently doing a bulking cycel of deca, dbol and test E, taking in around 4000-4500 calories
    Like i said strenght and mass gains have been great for all body parts except for chest.

    This is what I'm doing for chest
    5 sets of 12 reps of barbell flat bench
    5 sets of 12 reps of incline dumbbell
    5 sets of 12 reps of dumbbell flys
    I usually hit failure right at the 12 reps. My chest is usually sore for a day or two. Now am I overtraining or undertraining? ANy advice or help will be nice. thanks
    Try chest/shoulders/tris back/bi's legs/calves 3 day split worked pretty well for me. Just make sure you're getting plenty of good quality calories and don't over do it too much. I try and keep most of my reps from 3-8 except warm ups. Heavy weight and high intensity.

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