Is stronglifts 5x5 worth it

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    Is stronglifts 5x5 worth it


    I haven't worked out in about 6 months or so and was thinking of trying the strong lifts 5x5 to get warmed up and add strength but do you think it is better then a regular routine like most people do...back/biceps, chest/triceps type of workout.


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    Its a good routine for beginners,I think its better then the standard train one muscle a week workout even when you become at advanced at it you can just move onto 3x5.

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    nice, thanks, i was thinking about running h-drol with this, im 26 and 170lbs 5'10 got like 4 yrs of working out off and on....is it worth it to do a ph with strong lifts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kojack View Post
    nice, thanks, i was thinking about running h-drol with this, im 26 and 170lbs 5'10 got like 4 yrs of working out off and on....is it worth it to do a ph with strong lifts.
    Lol..too light and inexperienced for H-drol or any PH/DS , get some poundage bro and some experience down the road and then think about gear , at 5'10 and 170 you can still get to 190 with proper nutrition and a solid workout routine like 5x5...specially 5x5 which is perfect for mass and strength.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Celorza View Post
    Lol..too light and inexperienced for H-drol or any PH/DS , get some poundage bro and some experience down the road and then think about gear , at 5'10 and 170 you can still get to 190 with proper nutrition and a solid workout routine like 5x5...specially 5x5 which is perfect for mass and strength.
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    Stick with SL5X5 for year(though you will probably move onto 3x5 within that year) and you'll get massive strength gains trust me.I've been doing SL5X5 for 7 months and my sqaut and dead are both above 400 pounds after starting from 180

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    Yup , or 5/3/1 if you have the dedication to keep up with higer volume after the compounds , its all about taste ! But go natty bro...you are far too light and new to the gym (in terms of knowledge of proper routines it seems) for PH/DS...
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    Quote Originally Posted by kojack View Post
    I haven't worked out in about 6 months or so and was thinking of trying the strong lifts 5x5 to get warmed up and add strength but do you think it is better then a regular routine like most people do...back/biceps, chest/triceps type of workout.
    better for what? splits are best for advanced and elite bodybuilders. training movements are better for the other 99.99% of the worlds population.

    so what are your goals.
    you can call me "ozzie" for short.

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    Quote Originally Posted by asooneyeonig

    better for what? splits are best for advanced and elite bodybuilders. training movements are better for the other 99.99% of the worlds population.

    so what are your goals.
    Agreed in some aspects, that's why I may switch my routine up.
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