Title says it all. I've been doing 5 days a week at the gym going hard, alternating between "push/pull" exercises. I tend to get some sort of physical activity in every day, running, wrestling and whatever. Just wondering what the ideal schedual for weight-training is, since I don't know much about recovery time.
02-26-2012, 05:02 PM #1
How many days a week should I lift?
02-26-2012, 05:37 PM #2
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02-26-2012, 06:05 PM #7
02-26-2012, 06:08 PM #8
I'm doing this..
Monday- legs and lower back(deadlift)
Tuesday-chest and tris
Wednesday- Upper back, dips(lower chest), p90x abs
Thursday- legs and lower back(deadlift)
Friday- chest and tris, p90x abs
Saturday- curls, shrugs, jog
sunday- p90x abs, basketballWeight- 142
Bench Press- 220
02-26-2012, 10:41 PM #9
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