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    Is this a good workout for me?


    The new workout i am trieing out was givin to me by my dad.

    Day1: Chest/Shoulders/Triceps
    Day2: Legs/Back/Biceps
    Day3: Rest day with small workout including abs and forearms and cardio
    Day4: Rest day with some cardio
    Repeat cycle

    So i am working out each muscle twice a week and i know some people like working out each muscle once a week but i feel the need to work them out more. I work each muscle group about 30 minutes to the point of really wearing them down which totals the workout to be about one hour and thirty minutes long. I like working out Chest shoulders and triceps in the same day because they are all being worked together in one day and not indirectly on another day to ensure they get enough rest. I have been lifting since i was like 8 and i think this might be a great workout for me and was wondering if you guys would recommened something else or tweak it a little bit.

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    That looks pretty good, but what I have found works well is:

    1: Chest,Shoulder,tri (compound movements like bench, OH Press...)
    2: Back,Bi,Forearm (Compound)
    3: Legs (Compound)
    4: Chest,Shoulder,Tri (Isolation movements like skullcrushers, Flies)
    5: Back,Bi,Forearm (Isolation)
    6: Legs (Isolation)
    7: REST

    You can throw cardio in wherever, but you probably wont want to do it on leg days. So I usually do Abs on leg days.

    And you gotta mix it up, do different exercises each week, switch between compound and isolation, do some powerlifting like 5x5, this will help prevent plateaus and keep your muscles growing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pain Eater View Post
    That looks pretty good, but what I have found works well is:

    1: Chest,Shoulder,tri (compound movements like bench, OH Press...)
    2: Back,Bi,Forearm (Compound)
    3: Legs (Compound)
    4: Chest,Shoulder,Tri (Isolation movements like skullcrushers, Flies)
    5: Back,Bi,Forearm (Isolation)
    6: Legs (Isolation)
    7: REST

    You can throw cardio in wherever, but you probably wont want to do it on leg days. So I usually do Abs on leg days.

    And you gotta mix it up, do different exercises each week, switch between compound and isolation, do some powerlifting like 5x5, this will help prevent plateaus and keep your muscles growing.

    you copycater thats the same thing i do
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    i vote to separate leg day and back day
    i dont know how you can do both and get out of the gym in less than 2 hours and still do a good job
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    Quote Originally Posted by allstar504448 View Post
    i vote to separate leg day and back day
    i dont know how you can do both and get out of the gym in less than 2 hours and still do a good job
    8x3 Front Squats
    8x3 Sumo Deads
    4x20 Split Squats
    80 Wide Grip Pull-ups

    Easy Peasy, 1:15 if done in straight sets, around 50 min if done supersetted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Resolve View Post
    8x3 Front Squats
    8x3 Sumo Deads
    4x20 Split Squats
    80 Wide Grip Pull-ups

    Easy Peasy, 1:15 if done in straight sets, around 50 min if done supersetted.
    may i ask what a sumo dead is?
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    Quote Originally Posted by allstar504448 View Post
    may i ask what a sumo dead is?
    It's a fantastic movement:

    YouTube - sumo deadlift 585x7
  

  
 

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