Upper/Lower workout

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    Upper/Lower workout


    I just put this together...what do you think? Does anyone have Maximum Strength by Eric Cressey? I hear he has a bada$$ upper/lower workout. You think these workouts are do'able within a hour?


    day1 - lower body
    bb back squat 3x5-8
    leg ext or Bulgarian squats 2x 5-8
    stiff deadlifts 3x5-8
    donkey raises 4x 8-10

    day2 - upper body
    bb flat bench 3x5-8
    pendaly rows 3x5-8
    db incline 2x 12-15
    wide or close grip pulldowns 2x12-15
    military press 3x5-8
    db lat raises 2x 12-15
    iso curls 3x 8-10
    decline skull crushers 3x 8-10

    day3 - rest

    day4 - lower body
    bb deadlifts 3x 5-8
    front or box or zercher squats 2x 5-8
    db or bb lunges 2x 12-15
    leg curls 3x 8-10
    leg press calve exts 4x 8-10

    day5 - rest

    day6 - upper body
    bb incline bench 3x 5-8
    db rows 3x5-8
    db flat or decline bench 2x 12-15
    weighted pullups 3x 5-8
    db shoulder presses 3x 5-8
    bb or db shrugs 2x12-15
    hammer curl 3x 8-10
    cable press down 3x 8-10

    day7 - rest

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    day 2 edits
    sub:
    upright rows for lat raises
    drag curls for iso curls
    dips for skullcrushers

    day 4
    glute ham raises for leg curls

    day 6
    behind back upright rows for shrugs
    db inc for db flat or dec bench
    dec close grip bench for cable pressdowns
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    Quote Originally Posted by doctacarta View Post
    I just put this together...what do you think? Does anyone have Maximum Strength by Eric Cressey? I hear he has a bada$$ upper/lower workout. You think these workouts are do'able within a hour?
    Not your upper days ... looks like a lot to squeeze in within an hour

    Here's a discussion I had w/ celc5 a couple years ago about a similar workout:
    Light/Heavy splits
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    good link above
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