I generally understand that you shouldn't work your arms everyday, at most every other day, or 3 days a week, etc. But one guy told me (pretty built guy seems to know what he's talking about) so long as you can poke the area(s) in your arms that you worked previously and it doesn't hurt at all that means they've healed and you can work them again. I got back into weight lifting a couple months ago (trying to stack mass) and I was working my arms every 3-4 days but lately it seems no matter how hard I work them the night before they feel back to 100% every morning, (also work out late at night and get lots of nutrients before I go to bed, I've been eating lots because I am skinny.) I see myself getting noticeably bigger so and my arms seem to be healing quickly (I do work different muscle groups on different days too legs, core, etc.), I worked my arms good last night and they feel fine today, I'm poking them they don't hurt. So would it be fine if I worked them again today? I feel like I have way more stamina and quicker healing
09-30-2012, 12:02 PM #1
Can you work out your arms everyday?
09-30-2012, 12:06 PM #2
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Do slow negatives (the lowering of the weight), really hit them hard. Make sure you working them from every angle, do some low reps and then some high reps to incorporate all the fibers and then you shouldnt be able to poke them the next day.
Summary: work the muscle better and harder so that you dont feel the need to work them the next day.
However The biceps are the fastest recovering muscle in the body
09-30-2012, 12:20 PM #3
Read my article, and then print it out and show it to your friend. And to the OP, pay attention to the stats of other people answering questions. How big would a set of arms be at 150 lbs? Not flaming, just passing along some common sense.
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09-30-2012, 01:06 PM #6Michael Jordan lifted every day...
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I gained some 0.5inch in my arms over 3-4 months of lifting on SS. Was doing 3 sets of BB curls strict form every other workout (every 4 days). So yeah arms don't need much work. Just train, mass will distribute itself evenly. Don't expect to have 18inch arms with 40inch chest lol.Getting me some gains
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09-30-2012, 03:35 PM #8
09-30-2012, 04:14 PM #9
09-30-2012, 04:22 PM #10Michael Jordan lifted every day...
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