And the journey begins...
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good progress trapstar, similar to my progress from age 20-22..
(i also wanted to point out that I think you misspelled something in your sig)
03-10-2009, 09:09 PM
03-10-2009, 09:13 PM
So i was doubting myself on my chest workout. i was just eating my dinner (avacodo with some meat and cheese) and i picked up my glass of milk and i felt my chest shaking! haha, pretty funny. Lookin like some DOMS for tomorrow is in store
03-10-2009, 10:38 PM
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03-12-2009, 12:23 AM
I do legs on monday and then do back and bis on friday, what is your guys opinion on wich day i should do heavy dl?
ALso, what are some good shoulder exersizes to really add some mass and some rear delts
03-12-2009, 07:13 PM
Day 5weight- 190
BB Mil press-95*5, 115*5, 115*5
DB seat press-30*6, 40*6, 50*6, 55*5 (went up ALOT in these)
Behind neck Pulldown- 70*12, 85*12, 100*12 (did want to go super heavy)
Iso shoulder machine-35*8, 60*5, 70*5, 80*3 (huge increase)
DB pront raises-15*8, 20*8, 25*8
Rear delt raises-15*6, 20*6, 25*6
Uprgiht rows- 60*10, 70*8, 90*8, 100*6 (Huge increase)
So to sum it up in one word this workout was Incredible! i felt very strong on every lift i was doing and felt like my shoulders really took a beating. currently sitting here and still feel a little pump going on. we shall see how they feel tomorrow, great workout!
03-13-2009, 12:02 AM
I had a question guys.. some guy at my gym told me that A. i dont need to do any trap exersizes (ie shrugs) andd that i should not work my shoulders, (just 4 different parts) on thursday, and do my back/bi workout on friday, i was wondering what you guys thought, i work my traps with my back
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03-13-2009, 01:26 AM
I do not do shrugs but they are filling in, just got compliments today. They get worked pretty well on shoulder day and back day, but it is an individual thing.
My split is:
and T or W I rotate hitting legs or back again
When an omega male is born it's game over
03-13-2009, 01:42 AM
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03-13-2009, 12:37 PM
i would do your deadlifts on back day and try to go as heavy as possible. My traps actually started to grow just with alot of deadlifts. It's personal choice but i find that my traps grow fine from just deadlifts. Perhaps concentrate on deadlifts and then every other week throw in some shrugs. when i did do traps directly, i usually did them on shoulder day. hope i could help buddy.
03-13-2009, 06:51 PM
thanks for the suggestions guys! also.. i am thinking about switching to like a mass building workout split.. not sure what it would look like. all i do know is i am not gaining **** with the 5 day split. and no strngth at all.. its rediculous and very frusterating i dont understand what i am doing wrong
03-13-2009, 07:02 PM
i work my back/bi's together like you do, and throw in rear delt work, because its really adding in one more exercise. also, for chest/tri's, i throw in my front and mid delts (two more exercises). if you're doing secondary work anyways (pairing back and biceps), you might as well hit the other secondary muscle (rear delts). same for chest/tri's. that was the advice given to me, and its paying off.
training traps is the only way to build them. shy of really heavy deadlifts (when you train to absolute failure), there's nothing else that will get your traps to grow. i see where he's coming from though.
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03-13-2009, 11:10 PM
before i lift i eat usually a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, after i just eat supper and what not
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03-13-2009, 11:38 PM
i will have to start trying that see if it makes a noticble difference. also dude i am having just the toughest time adding any strength or size to my lifts i dont know what i am doing wrong bro!
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