Please tell me any adjustments needed
- 08-12-2009, 06:26 PM
Please tell me any adjustments needed
2 Minutes Rest Time
Mon : Chest:
3x5-8 dumbell press
3x5-8 incline press
3x5-8 incline flyes
3x5-8 dumbell skullcrushers
3x5-8 close grip bench
3x5-8 dumbell kickbacks
3x5-8 side delt raises
3x5-8 front delt raises
3x5-8 dumbell shrugs
4x5-8 wide pullups (weighted)
4x5-8 dumbell rows
5x5-8 deadlifts (with barbell or dumbell
3x5-8 dumbell curls
3x21's barbell curls
3x5-8 reverse barbell curls
rear delts :
3x5-8 reverse flyes - if done the day before, these will lower the amount of weight you can do pullups with.
3x5-8 skateboard squats
3x5-8 stiff legged deadlifts - these target hammies better than good mornings.
3x5-8 one legged calf raises
3x5-8 leg extensions
3x5-8 weighted dips
3x5-8 barbell bench
3x5-8 incline bench
barbell skullcrushers (overhand)
barbell skullcrushers (underhand)
3x5-8 standing overhead barbell press
3x5-8 wide upright rows - close grip targets traps.
3x5-8 close grip upright rows
5x5-8 chin ups (weighted)
5x5-8 barbell rows
5x5-8 good mornings
3x12 incline dumbell curls
3x12 hammer curls
3x12 pinwheel curls (youtube has these)
A very smart guy I met here made this for me ,but others tell me it's too much for me ,and I think the guy who made it thought I was more advanced. I'm 6'3'' about 185 with under a year of weight lifting under my belt.. Please tell me what I need to change. I don't think im giving my muscles time to repair..
- 08-12-2009, 06:47 PM
1. why 2 minute rest time? unless you are squatting or going for personal best, keep it at 20 - 30 seconds between sets
2. shouldnt be hitting any bodypart more than once a week, unles you are juicing of course. instead do chest/tris, back/bi's, and legs all once a week. so 3 workouts. use all the exercises he gave you but switch them with each other every week.
3. space it out more so you can recover better. monday: chest/tris, wed: legs, friday: back/bis
3. skull crushers. I personally dont do those they make my elbows hurt and feel weird. you can hit your tris very well with close grip bench. try using the EZ curl bar and a spotter. also you can do a variety exercises with rope for tris
4. at your level it will probably be difficult to do weighed dips/pullups. start doing as many as you can with bodyweight and build up from there.
- 08-12-2009, 07:12 PM
Yes your right I can't do weighted dips or pushups yet ,and I kinda like skullcrushers. Oh and also I do not have a spotter. I have my own set up at my house so it's all on me. The reason I keep it at 2 minutes rest time is because I am trying to build strength/mass more than I am trying to build mass/strength. I don't want to be one of those guys who are rock solid, big as a house benching 225...
08-12-2009, 09:30 PM
add an extra off day or two, instead of having the rotation be 7 days with 2 days off, make it 8 or 9 days with 3 or 4 days off. I work out every other day.
08-12-2009, 10:14 PM
08-13-2009, 10:28 AM
08-13-2009, 10:35 AM
08-13-2009, 10:58 AM
well that all depends on how long you spend actually lifting. hypertrophy is maximized using a 1:1 work - rest ratio (meaning you rest for same amt of seconds that you lift).
So if your sets are 60-90 seconds then that is correct. I do mostly circuit training and very short rest periods for mma. However if you are going for strength, rest periods should be increased to 3 to 5 minutes to allow full phos****en recovery before the next set. Those rest periods + heavy training loads also = higher testosterone output.
*Kraemer, W.J. Endocrine responses and adaptations to strength training. In: Strength and Power in Sports, P. Komi, ed. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific. 1992. pp. 291-304.
08-13-2009, 10:59 AM
08-13-2009, 12:50 PM
08-13-2009, 12:59 PM
08-13-2009, 01:01 PM
Try switching up you rep range throughout your workout (e.g. 3-5 for you first lift and 8-12 thereafter).
M.Ed. Ex Phys
08-13-2009, 01:08 PM
08-13-2009, 01:12 PM
08-13-2009, 01:20 PM
I'm going to make up a new routine and post it for you guys to look and tell me if it is right or not..
08-13-2009, 01:47 PM
Barbell Bench Press 4x12
Incline Dumbbell Bench Press 4x10
Close Grip Bench Press 4x8
Dips 4x Max
Deep Squats 4x 12/10/8/6
Stiff Legged Deadlifts 4x 12/10/8/9
Dumbbell Lunges 4x 8 (Each Leg)
Lying Floor Leg Raise With Crunch 5x 20
Wed: Rest Day
Thurs: Back: Bicep's:
Wide Grip Pullup 4x 12
Chin Ups 4x 10
Bent Over Barbell Rows 4x 12
Cable row 4x 10
Military Press 4x 12/10/8/6
Alternate Arm Seated Dumbbell Press 4x 10
Shrugs 4x 8
Upright rows 4x 12
Bicycle Floor Ab Crunch 5x 20
Sat & Sun Rest Days
Please tell me what workouts to add to each day and what rest times I should use.
08-13-2009, 03:34 PM
Bro thats a great workout for someone with your level of experience. The only thing I would do is maybe add the shoulders to the chest/tris and do traps with back. But thats just me and I like to load up on exercises. Also try deadlifts, there are many tutorials on here and other sites about how to do them right. You can do deads either with back or legs, I usually do them after squats but its up to you. Try adding some more ab exercises, lateral leg raises hanging from a bar, pike ups, etc.
So in terms of rest time, keep it at a 1:1 ratio. So if you are doing a set for 40 seconds, then rest for the same amount. You'll be able to tell after a couple workouts what that time should be. This is a good start and you will gain plenty of strength, believe me. After a while you can experiment with that and change it up. Good job putting this together!
08-13-2009, 04:20 PM
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