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    routine change..


    So I have been doing a 5 day split of the following:
    Monday: Chest
    Tuesday:Back
    Wednesday:legs
    Thursday:Shoulders
    Friday:Arms

    I've been making pretty solid gains while doing this. I also flip it in do it in reverse order every once in awhile. I have been thinking of switching my routine and giving this a try:

    Monday: legs
    Tuesday: chest/back
    Wednesday: Arms
    Thursday:legs/shoulders
    Friday:chest/back

    Not sure how well that would work. Would I risk possibly injuring my shoulder since I'm not giving it much of a breather? Any suggestions I would appreciate!

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    Your new routine idea is exactly how mine was for the past year.

    I just recently switched it up to look like this

    Workout A: Chest/triceps
    Workout B: Legs
    Workout C: Back/biceps
    Rest
    Workout D: Shoulders
    Workout E: Chest/back/biceps/triceps
    Two days of rest

    This is an 8 day workout plan. I've been seeing pretty good results with it, especially the back/biceps. I've been really squeezing out my contractions on my back workouts and getting an extra pump in my biceps and then killing them with bar curls at the end or isolation exercises on the all out upper body day. I think this is starting to finally add some more thickness to my arms.


    Good luck to you if you do switch up, it is always a big decision!

    They always say though to stick with what works for you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FL3X MAGNUM View Post
    Your new routine idea is exactly how mine was for the past year.

    I just recently switched it up to look like this

    Workout A: Chest/triceps
    Workout B: Legs
    Workout C: Back/biceps
    Rest
    Workout D: Shoulders
    Workout E: Chest/back/biceps/triceps
    Two days of rest

    This is an 8 day workout plan. I've been seeing pretty good results with it, especially the back/biceps. I've been really squeezing out my contractions on my back workouts and getting an extra pump in my biceps and then killing them with bar curls at the end or isolation exercises on the all out upper body day. I think this is starting to finally add some more thickness to my arms.


    Good luck to you if you do switch up, it is always a big decision!

    They always say though to stick with what works for you.

    I like to constantly switch up my routines. here are a few

    Mon - chest
    Tues - back
    Wed - OFF
    Thurs - Legs and shoulders
    Fri - Arms
    Weekend OFF


    Mon - 5x5
    Tues - OFF
    Wed - Chest/Tri
    Thurs - Legs
    Fri - Back/Bi
    Weekend OFF
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    Quote Originally Posted by jlm25 View Post
    So I have been doing a 5 day split of the following:
    Monday: Chest
    Tuesday:Back
    Wednesday:legs
    Thursday:Shoulders
    Friday:Arms

    I've been making pretty solid gains while doing this. I also flip it in do it in reverse order every once in awhile. I have been thinking of switching my routine and giving this a try:

    Monday: legs
    Tuesday: chest/back
    Wednesday: Arms
    Thursday:legs/shoulders
    Friday:chest/back

    Not sure how well that would work. Would I risk possibly injuring my shoulder since I'm not giving it much of a breather? Any suggestions I would appreciate!
    as far as injury goes...the only person who can know that is you. i know when i do BB Bench, my shoulder screams stop everytime. i have to do DB.
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    Push/Pull/Legs i had without a doubt the most success with, i find it to be a grat program and easily to taylor to your own goals and style.
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    many people love push/pull. i hate it. i need a high volume routine to get anything. it takes alot for me to get sore also.
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