I've been doing starting strength for about a month, but my main reason for doing it is for aesthetics, and I was wondering if a full body routine (e.g. chest on monday, legs on tuesday, etc.) was better for muscle definition and aesthetics?
05-30-2011, 10:23 AM #1
Is SS or a full body workout better for aesthetics?
05-30-2011, 10:28 AM #2
There's better routines out there for a beginner when it comes to hypertrophy, ALTHOUGH, I'd still recommend you doing SS when you first start, so you get some strength that will aid you later down the road.
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05-30-2011, 10:29 AM #3
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05-30-2011, 10:32 AM #4
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05-30-2011, 11:27 AM #7
05-30-2011, 11:49 AM #8
Best routine for gaining mass is
Lots of food(healthy food though) 6x7days a week
Any workout routine will work as long as you lift hard doesnt matter if its full body 5-day split etc... get a great diet, work hard and grow, stop over analyzing things.Staple Supplements:
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05-30-2011, 02:42 PM #9
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