Frontal body Question
- 05-25-2007, 01:04 PM
Frontal body Question
Okie ive been hardcore training for a while now currently taking
EFA's + Cee + Protein Etc.. But i just cant seem to form those perfect tear drop pecs or those nice abs i kinda have that body of a hour glass forming :-/ so i dunno what to do... my arms are cut up and so is my back.. but those two r my problem spots... maybe more reps? more sets? what you guys think... and im 21 5'11 175~lbz
- 05-25-2007, 01:08 PM
Hey bro, I'd be more then happy to give you my 2 cents, and I'm sure a lot of other guys would too...
Post up your workout routine (as detailed as possible)
05-25-2007, 02:09 PM
My routine currently
Workout 2 on 1 off
4 sets @ 10 reps
Bench Press -10
Incline Bench Press - 10
Flyes - 10
Front Shoulder Press -10
3 sets @ 10 reps
DB Lateral Raise - 10 Reps
Cable Front Shoulder Raise - 10 Reps
Shrugs - 10
Tricep Bench Dips - 10
Tricep Pushdowns - 10
Kickbacks - 10 Reps
Own Ab routine
Leg Press - 10
Leg Extensions - 10
Lying Leg Curls -
DB Stiff Leg Deadlifts -
Seated Calf Raise - 15 Reps
4sets @ 10
Front Pullups - 10
Wide Grip Pullups- 10
T Bar Row -
Seated Wide Grip Row -
Rear Lat Pulldown -
Incline Bench Curl -
Preacher Curls -
Reverse Curls -
Own ab routine
I was going up in weight every 2 weeks after 2 full routines a week. But results were becoming minimal... so i started listening to my friend about changing my routine every week so that i can maximize my growing potential b/c you are constantly affecting your fast/slow twitch fibers...
For diet i mainly eat Tuna/ Eggs / Chicken / Oatmeal or Whole grain cereal. No fast food no drinking no garbage basically lol Occasional carbs.. like whole wheat bread
About 100~200gs protein a day i try for
Tell me what you think
05-25-2007, 02:22 PM
I personally take in between 350 and 400 grams of protein a day...I forget my exact ratio but it is about 55P/35C/20F and like 3500cals...
You need to eat to put on weight.
I would personally change the routine quite a bit too.
You're overtraining like crazy...and I NEVER use that word...
I'll try and get more specific in a minute...
05-25-2007, 02:46 PM
05-25-2007, 02:54 PM
I would switch things up to a more classic routine...I personally like High Volume Training, Hitting each muscle group once a week. Working out 4 or 5 times a week.
As far as your lifts for chest, drop the reps a little and conentrate on adding some weight. I'd go with...
Flat Bench would go something like: warmup set, a set of 8, with the 8th rep being pretty hard to complete, then another with 6 reps at a higher weight, then another with 4 reps at a higher weight. Hopefully that last rep would need to be assisted.
This would promote hypertrophy...
And for abs, I like body weight exercises, but different ones everyday. One day I do some swixx ball crunches, maybe 4 sets of 30. The next I'lll do hanging leg raises at 4 sets of 15 (holding the final raise for 5 seconds). The next will be decline crunches for 4 sets of 25. Get creative with it, ya know.
I've see guys that do no ab work and have amazing abs too... These guys will do a lot of big lifts like squats, deads, ect. without a belt, to hit those stabalizer muscles.
I like to change routines every 3 months...but again that is up to preference.
05-25-2007, 03:08 PM
Thank you and for abs we do some crazy routine and maybe that makes sense im just over working my muscles thus they cant repair + grow :-/
We do about 15-20 different excercises hitting everyaspect of the abdominal section.. they are getting stronger.. but maybe i need to work on diet.. b/c i can feel that they like a rock but nothing to show for it :-/
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