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    NEW WORKOUT SPLIT: Is this good????


    I am starting Test-E/Tren-E cycle on June 4th and I am trying to hit Chest and Back twice a week. How does this split look to you guys? I would obviously cut the volume down on those days since I am hitting it twice a week. I am also kind of worried about the recovery time since I will be cycling my carbohydrates. Any advice would be greatly appreciated

    Monday: Chest/Biceps
    Tuesday: Back/Triceps
    Wednsday: Legs
    Thursday: Shoulders
    Friday: Chest/Biceps
    Saturday: Back/Triceps
    Sunday: Off

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    6 days straight is too much for most natural lifters - you need at least 1 more rest day in there. Also, the ratio of upper-body to lower-body work is very unbalanced. I'd add more leg work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Resolve
    6 days straight is too much for most natural lifters - you need at least 1 more rest day in there. Also, the ratio of upper-body to lower-body work is very unbalanced. I'd add more leg work.
    Thank you for your opinion I am trying my best to come up w/ a new split. Btw I am not natural. I been cycling injectable gear for 2 years and PHs before that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VS91588 View Post
    Thank you for your opinion I am trying my best to come up w/ a new split. Btw I am not natural. I been cycling injectable gear for 2 years and PHs before that.
    Well that changes things. If you're on cycle, then yeah you can probably get away with a 6-day split. In that case, my favorite split is just a simple Push/Pull/Legs routine done twice per week.

    I still would recommend increasing your leg work, just to keep things balanced. You could do something like:

    Chest/Bis
    Back/Tris
    Legs/Shoulders
    Repeat
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    Quote Originally Posted by Resolve

    Well that changes things. If you're on cycle, then yeah you can probably get away with a 6-day split. In that case, my favorite split is just a simple Push/Pull/Legs routine done twice per week.

    I still would recommend increasing your leg work, just to keep things balanced. You could do something like:

    Chest/Bis
    Back/Tris
    Legs/Shoulders
    Repeat
    Not meant to thread jack but i have seen a few people pair back tris and chest bis is this because your tries would be too worn out to hit hard after chest? But wouldnt that hinder your back day since your bis would have been hit the day before?
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    You could always put legs in between the chest/bi and back/tri so it gives a day between upper body movements.

    If you're not definite on 6 workouts a week, try this split:
    Monday: back/tri/shoulders
    Tuesday: rest
    Wednesday: chest/bi
    Thursday: rest
    Friday: legs
    Saturday: rest
    Sunday: rest

    It could help with your carb cycling as well since you have days where you're not balls to the wall with the weights.

    Remember... You grow when you rest.
    Eat like a horse, train like a madman, rest like a bear in winter.
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    Since youll be on cycle, you could always give Destroy And Flood a try. It'll test your limits and show huge improvements on compound lifts. PM for the program details if google isn't helpful. I have it saved in my phone.

    I'm running that program and logging it on here too. I'm doing it natural and it's crushing me
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    Quote Originally Posted by live to lift View Post
    Not meant to thread jack but i have seen a few people pair back tris and chest bis is this because your tries would be too worn out to hit hard after chest? But wouldnt that hinder your back day since your bis would have been hit the day before?
    It comes down to personal preference. I prefer to hit Back with bis and Chest with tris, but if OP likes Chest/Bis, Back/Tris, that works too. Bis and tris are smaller muscle groups, so unless you just destroy them, they'll recover fine for the next day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Resolve

    It comes down to personal preference. I prefer to hit Back with bis and Chest with tris, but if OP likes Chest/Bis, Back/Tris, that works too. Bis and tris are smaller muscle groups, so unless you just destroy them, they'll recover fine for the next day.
    Good to know thanks for the feedback
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    I am going to google Destroy and Flood and see what I pick up if not I will deff PM you for details I am always interested in learning new things.

    I actually came up with another 6 day workout routine. I know rest is important and 1 rest day is not enough but I want to take advantage of not being natural and jumping back on cycle June 4th

    Monday: Chest/Tri
    Tuesday: Back/Bi
    Wednesday: Shoulders/Quads
    Thursday: OFF
    Friday: Chest/Tri
    Saturday: Back/Bi
    Sunday: Shoulders/Hamstrings
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    Aren't u worried bout bis and tris over worked ?
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    Calves?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cracker22
    Aren't u worried bout bis and tris over worked ?
    Yes I am! That's why I posted this thread to get some advice. I was told that if you want to train your body 2x a week you must cut your volume/sets
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    Calves?
    Lmao Calves I ALWAYS train EOD
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    Quote Originally Posted by VS91588 View Post
    Yes I am! That's why I posted this thread to get some advice. I was told that if you want to train your body 2x a week you must cut your volume/sets
    Just listen to your body - if your arms start to feel under-recovered or start getting weaker, back off on the volume you do until you see improvement.
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    Just because you're on gear doesn't mean you should ignore cardio. Sacrifice a day of weights for cardio. It's common for people to get comfortable with just killin the iron on juice.
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    Try Layne Norton's Power/Hypertrophy Split esp if your on cause you'll recover faster from the first 2 power days with the 3rd day off before hypertrophy begins...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ForAnAngel
    Just because you're on gear doesn't mean you should ignore cardio. Sacrifice a day of weights for cardio. It's common for people to get comfortable with just killin the iron on juice.
    When did I say I don't do cardio? I do 30mins on the treadmill on an empty stomach w/ a BCAA drink first thing in the morning b4 "meal 1"
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    Quote Originally Posted by MooseLoRoose
    Try Layne Norton's Power/Hypertrophy Split esp if your on cause you'll recover faster from the first 2 power days with the 3rd day off before hypertrophy begins...
    Thank you. I will deff google it and read up on the info
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    Quote Originally Posted by VS91588 View Post
    When did I say I don't do cardio? I do 30mins on the treadmill on an empty stomach w/ a BCAA drink first thing in the morning b4 "meal 1"
    Oh, I just assumed you didn't because it wasn't stated in your original post. My bad! Dang man your definitely pushing it. 6 days is still a ton of work. I really like getting a couple days of rest and rebuilding in/food loading.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ForAnAngel

    Oh, I just assumed you didn't because it wasn't stated in your original post. My bad! Dang man your definitely pushing it. 6 days is still a ton of work. I really like getting a couple days of rest and rebuilding in/food loading.
    No worries bro. If you are able to do cardio b4 breakfast I'd suggest do it. When bulking I do 3 days a week and it really keeps the sloppy weight off. Spring/summer I do it everyday even on off days. Lean machine! Haha
  

  
 

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