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    legs once a week versus 2x a week...


    ok hopefully this is my last post regarding my routine...

    my routine is currently like this:

    mondays = back/chest (deadlifts, tbar rows bent over rows for back which i guess use legs here and there - more so the deads)

    tues/wed = off or cardio if i cbf

    thursday = legs (squats etc)
    friday = arms/shoulders


    Now I'm sitting here (its tuesday) and I'm thinking... what if I put my legs day on tuesday and another on fridays, and moved my arms/shoulder day down to thursday

    ie: monday = chest/back
    tues = legs
    wed = off
    thurs = arms/shoulders
    friday = legs

    I am wondering who else here does anything along these lines? Squats are the king exercise for mass so its really tempting but I am wondering whether my legs will recover in time between tues-friday, and also enough from fri-mon before i deadlift for my back workout?

    I'm starting a 5x5 workout which I have read you're not meant to lift till failure on the 5th, just do the 5 (not too easy) and slowly every week or 2nd week add really really small amounts of weight

    any suggestions would be appreciated

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    my leg days are usually wed and sunday.. heavy on one of the two days then light high rep on the other
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    I squat 3 times a week. Been doing it for years now.
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    I dont know how you do that.
    I'll give 2x a week a go.
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    It's easy actually, checkout Mark Rippetoe, Bill Starr, Glen Pendalay etc etc..
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    Yea I have I just never decided to do some of those workouts cause some of them did say to squat 3x a week... I thought theres no way I could do that

    Ah well ill post back in a few months with whatever results I have gained
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    Quote Originally Posted by soseg View Post
    Yea I have I just never decided to do some of those workouts cause some of them did say to squat 3x a week... I thought theres no way I could do that

    Ah well ill post back in a few months with whatever results I have gained
    Ofcourse you can
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    all i know is that my legs arent even close to 100% after 2 days so yeah... we'll see
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    Quote Originally Posted by soseg View Post
    all i know is that my legs arent even close to 100% after 2 days so yeah... we'll see
    You dont go to failure when squatting 3 times a week, it's based on progression from wo to wo..
  

  
 

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