I previously have been doing my lower body one day and upper body the next, but I'm finding my lower back muscles really sore the day after my leg workout. Should I maybe combine them instead? Any thoughts greatly appreciated
04-06-2010, 11:00 AM #1
- Join Date: Oct 2007
- Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Age: 26
- Posts: 81
- Rep Power: 118
Can I work my legs and back on the same day?"No sympathy for the devil; keep that in mind. Buy the ticket, take the ride...and if it occasionally gets a little heavier than what you had in mind, well...maybe chalk it off to forced conscious expansion: Tune in, freak out, get beaten."
04-06-2010, 11:04 AM #2
- Join Date: Jul 2009
- Location: Falls Church, Virginia, United States
- Age: 34
- Posts: 5,415
- Rep Power: 57964
04-06-2010, 11:36 AM #3
04-06-2010, 02:10 PM #4
- Join Date: Mar 2007
- Location: Pennsylvania, United States
- Age: 52
- Posts: 432
- Rep Power: 2535
The other thought is to ask how long you have been doing the leg excercises that are making your back sore? Assuming your technique is clean, you may not feel the soreness after a few weeks.
Love the quote...love B. Hop...big fan.
Best of luck to you.
04-06-2010, 03:16 PM #5
- Join Date: Oct 2009
- Location: Maryland, United States
- Age: 41
- Posts: 1,519
- Rep Power: 348
I've found that my back can recover very quickly. I usually do some type of back work 4 days per week. I don't do super crazy volume, but I do them on lower body and upper body days.
I'll do squats, deads, reverse hypers and rows on lower body days. And I'll do bench, pull ups, rows, face pull or rear delts on upper body days.
I've worked up to this. Perhaps it isn't for everyone. But, it's worked for me so far.
By Kutulus in forum Workout ProgramsReplies: 33Last Post: 02-04-2016, 09:43 AM
By dom996 in forum Workout ProgramsReplies: 4Last Post: 07-04-2007, 08:09 PM
By welshace13 in forum Workout ProgramsReplies: 2Last Post: 07-03-2006, 10:47 AM
By Mike83 in forum Workout ProgramsReplies: 15Last Post: 05-29-2004, 02:24 PM
By newguy72 in forum Workout ProgramsReplies: 15Last Post: 01-19-2003, 10:59 AM