Just wonder if anyone has had success training Shoulders and Back on the same day. I'm starting a new split today where I'm trying to add more cardio...I'll run this split for about 4 weeks
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Thread: Shoulders/Back Together
08-08-2006, 02:23 PM #1
08-08-2006, 06:48 PM #2
nothing wrong with it....plus, at least you dont have to try to figure out which day to do shrugs on, lol"Humility comes before honor"
08-08-2006, 07:08 PM #3
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I guess it would depend on how many exercises....reps and sets you were doing for the 2 combined. Personally I have had better success splitting the two ( I know...I am one of THOSE guys who still do splits..but I may change soon enough)...and haven't seen anything wrong with it. I figure the more I can individualize on weak points like my shoulders and certain parts of my back (outer part of lats) the better off I would be. I can only speak on what has been good for me....but if you think you can pull it off...by all means give it a go.
08-08-2006, 10:03 PM #4
this is exactly what im doing but i have the days flipped.
mon - chest/bi/tri
Cg bench smith
ez bar curl/reverse curl super set
wed - legs
friday - back/shoulders
t bar row or pullups (i switch)
Machine dead shrugs
db shoulder press or hammer str shoulder press
side lat raises (run the rack usually)
reverse pec deck
08-09-2006, 06:53 AM #5
Well, I did Back/Shoulders yesterday and felt great...I didn't loose any strength in Shoulders after training Back first...and I felt pumped as hell.
I love splits and change it up every month...i tried that 5x5 workout and hated it, i felt like my workout was not complete and I had two much energy left over. I am not a beginner and need something more advanced
05-26-2016, 10:19 PM #6
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In my opinion, a workout routine is only as hard as you make it. If you were doing the 5X5 and still had to much energy at the end, then you were definitely not using enough weight. You could always change up the rest time to your liking as well. I did the 5X5 and I loved it!
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