no upper body work for 3 months!! help!

  1. New Member
    aztec02's Avatar
    Stats
    5'11"  195 lbs.
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    71
    Rep Power
    106
    Level
    8
    Lv. Percent
    27.45%

    no upper body work for 3 months!! help!


    So ive had a plaguing shoulder problem for awhile and finally theyve said my only choice is surgery if i want to get back to near 100 percent. I wont be able to do any upper body lifting for around 3-4 months. I have to progress at something so i guess ill be absolutely murdering my legs. what kind of 3 day a week hardcore leg workout would you suggest? the weight on my back and shoulders wont be a problem for back squats but front squats might be out of the picture for awhile. Any suggestions for workouts to follow?

  2. New Member
    dankone's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  192 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    42
    Rep Power
    94
    Level
    6
    Lv. Percent
    48.94%

    I dont need surgery but im considering something similar just to let my irritated shoulders completely heal up. I guess it would be best to break it up like

    quads

    glutes/hams

    misc. calves/inner/outer thigh/ lower back?
  3. Senior Member
    carpee's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  200 lbs.
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Age
    27
    Posts
    2,607
    Rep Power
    83753
    Level
    38
    Lv. Percent
    58.27%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    squat low volume high weight 3 times a week.

    Look at Rippetoe's 3x5 full body workout.

    And then throw in ham curls and quad movements and whatever else you want.
    •   
       

Similar Forum Threads

  1. upper body
    By booya123 in forum Training Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-04-2009, 01:40 PM
  2. Work Legs for Big Upper Body?
    By Cfour in forum Training Forum
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 02-24-2009, 02:48 PM
  3. Doing HIIT after upper body workout?
    By someguy1984 in forum Weight Loss
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 12-15-2008, 06:35 PM
  4. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-05-2008, 12:03 AM
  5. Upper body mass
    By Madhops in forum Training Forum
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 05-08-2005, 05:24 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Log in