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    Unhappy How should i workout...

    right now i am working 6am to 8pm mon-thursday only days i can workout are Friday -Sunday.Not sure how i need to approach this.try to get in a whole body workout in 3 days? or what.
    The hours are temporary only for 2-3 weeks.Thanks
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    Originally Posted by NoleMan View Post
    right now i am working 6am to 8pm mon-thursday only days i can workout are Friday -Sunday.Not sure how i need to approach this.try to get in a whole body workout in 3 days? or what.
    The hours are temporary only for 2-3 weeks.Thanks
    It's only a few weeks your body will love the change, I did a push/pull and legs over 3 days and had good success with it. Good luck!
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    right: you can do a push/pull and then a separate leg day.....

    if you do that, do the PULL FIRST, on the Friday, as, lat and biceps do not tend to get as sore as delts and triceps, and the Delts are really involved in almost anything.....

    good sched would be PULL FRIDAY, LEGS SAT, and then CHEST, DELT, ARM on Sunday.....

    it will work!!
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    Originally Posted by JOHN GARGANI View Post
    right: you can do a push/pull and then a separate leg day.....

    if you do that, do the PULL FIRST, on the Friday, as, lat and biceps do not tend to get as sore as delts and triceps, and the Delts are really involved in almost anything.....

    good sched would be PULL FRIDAY, LEGS SAT, and then CHEST, DELT, ARM on Sunday.....

    it will work!!
    This sounds like a good plan to me. Only other option would be to sacrifice sleep/rest a day or two on work days and workout anyway. I've done that before working those kind of hours, but it sucks. Barely worth it because you're sacrificing recovery sleep. If it's only 2-3 weeks, I think John's probably got it right. For me, I'd have to switch the legs and chest/delt/arms days because I'm hooked on deadlifts on pull days and I wouldn't want to do deads and squats back to back.
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    Where would deadlift fit? Legs? Or PUll day?
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    I don't get it, why can't you train after work? You get out mad early.
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    Just too drained.My job is pretty physically draining.Puts me getting to bed too late.i live long about 30 minutes from gym.I dont rest good because im to amped up,and full from eating a late dinner.Its only temporary though.One problem i have is after i lift i am SOOOO hungry.I want to pig out and that aint good at 10pm.LOL
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    Originally Posted by NoleMan View Post
    Just too drained.My job is pretty physically draining.Puts me getting to bed too late.i live long about 30 minutes from gym.I dont rest good because im to amped up,and full from eating a late dinner.Its only temporary though.One problem i have is after i lift i am SOOOO hungry.I want to pig out and that aint good at 10pm.LOL

    Ohhhh so it just boils down to; "You are just not discipline enough"

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    I only train 3 days a week. (all the time, not just on a temp basis)

    If you train hard, and select big compounds, it will be plenty of stimulation to grow. (read: squats, deads, OHP, rows, bench....etc). Let the isolation movements fall by the wayside....you wont miss them if you attack the big parts hard enough.
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