Bodybuilding.com Information Motivation Supplementation
in:

    The World’s #1 Bodybuilding And Fitness Forum - Save Up To 50% Off Retail Prices In Our Bodybuilding.com Store!

Reply
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Registered User peatar's Avatar
    Join Date: Dec 2011
    Age: 18
    Stats: 5'10", 185 lbs
    Posts: 32
    Rep Power: 0
    peatar is on a distinguished road. (+10)
    Visit peatar's BodySpace
    peatar is offline

    Staring strength question?

    Hey guys I've been gymming for about 12 months (8 was pretty much wasted because I was doing stupid sh*t). Anyway I saw that my lifts weren't getting any stronger so I decided to give Starting Strength a go. However whenever I do squats on Monday for I.E. Workout A I seem to be waaaaay too sore on wednesday to do squats again. I aim for about 8+ hours of sleep a day and am eating 250+ above my maintenance. Am I doing something wrong?

    Help much appreciated thanks.
    Reply With Quote

  2. #2
    I am legend tazui1982's Avatar
    Join Date: Jul 2012
    Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
    Stats: 5'7", 173 lbs
    Posts: 1,102
    Rep Power: 185
    tazui1982 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) tazui1982 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) tazui1982 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) tazui1982 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) tazui1982 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) tazui1982 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) tazui1982 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) tazui1982 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) tazui1982 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) tazui1982 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) tazui1982 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000)
    Visit tazui1982's BodySpace
    tazui1982 is offline
    Originally Posted by peatar View Post
    Hey guys I've been gymming for about 12 months (8 was pretty much wasted because I was doing stupid sh*t). Anyway I saw that my lifts weren't getting any stronger so I decided to give Starting Strength a go. However whenever I do squats on Monday for I.E. Workout A I seem to be waaaaay too sore on wednesday to do squats again. I aim for about 8+ hours of sleep a day and am eating 250+ above my maintenance. Am I doing something wrong?

    Help much appreciated thanks.
    If its sore on wednesday you should go 80% lighter than monday and do your best to push thru the pain. I dont think theres anything wrong working out while sore tho. As for the diet make sure u eat +800 to 1000 more than maintenance if u r about 18 to 20% body fat. More if u r skinny, as SS routines is very demanding.
    Reply With Quote

  3. #3
    Registered User caldave28's Avatar
    Join Date: Aug 2012
    Stats: 6'1", 212 lbs
    Posts: 316
    Rep Power: 88
    caldave28 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) caldave28 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) caldave28 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) caldave28 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) caldave28 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) caldave28 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) caldave28 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) caldave28 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) caldave28 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) caldave28 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) caldave28 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000)
    Visit caldave28's BodySpace
    caldave28 is offline
    Originally Posted by tazui1982 View Post
    If its sore on wednesday you should go 80% lighter than monday and do your best to push thru the pain. I dont think theres anything wrong working out while sore tho. As for the diet make sure u eat +800 to 1000 more than maintenance if u r about 18 to 20% body fat. More if u r skinny, as SS routines is very demanding.
    Lift though the soreness. If you stay consistent it will go away.
    Reply With Quote

  4. #4
    Registered User PaulRivers's Avatar
    Join Date: Jul 2012
    Posts: 1,515
    Rep Power: 392
    PaulRivers has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PaulRivers has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PaulRivers has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PaulRivers has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PaulRivers has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PaulRivers has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PaulRivers has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PaulRivers has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PaulRivers has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PaulRivers has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PaulRivers has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000)
    PaulRivers is offline
    Originally Posted by caldave28 View Post
    Lift though the soreness. If you stay consistent it will go away.
    As long as it's "soreness", and not actual injury.

    For me, so I assume most people, the first workout always leads to the most soreness, then after a while I don't even get sore any more after doing the exercises for a while...
    Reply With Quote

Reply

Similar Threads

  1. Strength
    By evry1lovej in forum Exercises
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 06-21-2012, 12:24 AM
  2. Staring Strength and Strong Lifts Question
    By AyeTee77 in forum Workout Programs
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 10-26-2011, 07:56 PM
  3. Question about weightlifting shoes
    By gunsnbam in forum Workout Equipment
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 12-09-2010, 06:50 PM
  4. New program after 4 months on Starting Strength
    By FastCatChamp in forum Over Age 35
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 04-10-2010, 08:42 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Home Store Products Careers Help Contact Us Terms of Use Checkout