looking for good workouts to grow muscle for 50 year old beginner, 1 bp per day, 2 bp per day, labrada method?
06-23-2009, 08:27 AM #1
06-23-2009, 08:36 AM #2Every day counts.
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06-23-2009, 08:54 AM #3
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06-23-2009, 08:58 AM #4
I started out at 48 on a 3-day split at 20 reps, 3 sets, 3 exercises per body part. As I gained strength and improved form, the reps dropped. First to 15, then to a 12, 10, 8 pyramid. The higher reps got me ready for the heavier weights at the lower reps.
A lot of people like full body workouts for beginners or Starting Strength by Rippetoe. You can find a lot of workout routines in the exercise section of the main site. And probably a lot of differing opinions on where to start
06-23-2009, 09:07 AM #5
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Newbs of any age usually do better on 3 day-a-week, full body routines. Have a look here; good info:
http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showth...hp?t=115643271No brain, no gain.
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