Right now i am doing each muscle group 3 times a week. Is that to Much?
08-12-2008, 12:16 PM #1
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08-12-2008, 12:22 PM #3
depends if you do 8 sets a session or 3. personally, i do a ****load of volume because otherwise, i don't grow. the more sets i do, the more i grow.
muscles like abs, calves, and forearms, you can beat the **** out of them to a pulp because they recover quickly."Where the mind goes, the body will follow" - Arnold Schwarzenegger
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08-12-2008, 12:50 PM #6
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I work back, chest, tris twice a week
bi's, legs, shoulders, traps once a week
seems to be working for me-"Hide or quickly change direction if I see someone I know approaching me" crew
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If you are progressing- adding weight and/or reps to your compound lifts, and you're adding muscle, then it's not too much, for you, anyway. If there's no progress, you need to re-evaluate your routine/nutrition/rest.No brain, no gain.
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08-12-2008, 02:12 PM #10
As for 3x a week frequency it depends. Many people do well on the 5x5 routine which hits every muscle group 3x a week.Many of life's failures are men who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
08-12-2008, 02:16 PM #11
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08-12-2008, 02:20 PM #12
The question is how long have you been following the routine and are you making gains? The important thing to remember is that there is nothing set in stone. You need to figure out what training frequency and volume works best for you. I've been happy with a push/pull routine hitting the muscles 2x per week but someone else might find 1x per week split works better for them.
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