Workout routine for cutting
- 03-25-2012, 10:54 AM
- 03-25-2012, 11:46 AM
Split is a 4 split instead of 3.
Rep's are kept between 8-12 sets are kept from 2-3 sets.
Chest/bi'sB bench press,DB flys,incline Bicep curls,Wide hand placement push up(help your core aswell)
Legs/abs:Squats(or legpress),Lunges,Calf raises(standing or sitting),Captins chair leg raises.
Back/tri's: db rows,Dips,Lat pull downs,pull ups or chin ups
Shoulders:db side raises,Shrugs,DB shoulder press and rear delt flys.
Throw in your choice of cardio on 1 or 2 if your brave of those off days.Once at desired bodyfat....this is important!EAT AT MAINTAIN CALORIES FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS TO STABILIZE WEIGHT!Don't go straight into bulking.You will be cut in no time!Hope I helped and good luck!
EDIT:Just noticed my # of post and rep is the same.Rep me to fix that
My disclaimer:I would like to address the absence of deadlifts and olympic bars,more tricep work,much bicep work and no front delt work.Deadlifts can be dangerous even in a calorie surplus and should be avoided while cutting in my opinion.dumbbells are great for stability and to even out lagging body parts.Switching to them for a month can actually make you stronger on your barbell lifts!You get plenty of tricep work with the DB benchpress+push ups+dips.Enough to stimulate them anyway.Biceps are worked plenty aswell if you choose chin ups!You get the incline curls+chin ups and you get alot of front delt from using DUMBELLS for your pressing movements.
03-25-2012, 11:48 AM
Don't change your lifting routine. Always train with as much intensity as possible. Losing fat is going to happen mainly through diet manipulation and cardio.
M.Ed. Ex Phys
03-25-2012, 12:01 PM
an increase in blood sugar causes an increase in insulin which causes an increase in adipose tissue. so avoid foods that cause a quick dramatic increase in blood sugar namely, carbs.
you can call me "ozzie" for short.
03-25-2012, 06:24 PM
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