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Sticky Thread Sticky: Training for STRENGTH vs. SIZE

MYTH: Low reps is for strength, high reps is for size. Although this contains a grain of truth, it leads to wrong thinking - the classic problem we get on this forum is the legion of novices who don't want to do novice routines because they contain 5 rep sets ... which are "for strength" not...

SuffolkPunch‎, 03-09-2018 06:00 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: AllPro: A Simple Beginner's Routine part VI

Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Part 4: Part...

nightanole‎, 10-05-2015 07:53 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Growth Stimulus Training continued..... Train Hard. Train Smart. GROW!

What's up everyone? Since my original thread from back in 2010 has been locked due to reaching the 10,000 reply limit, I'm starting up a 'continued' thread. If you haven't browsed the original thread, please click on the following link: ...

2020Wellness‎, 11-08-2012 01:07 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Beginner Powerbuilding Routine

I was asked about this by someone else, so I thought I'd share. I’m not a professional trainer, and although I do have a background in exercise physiology I have never worked in the field nor been up to date with it for the past 8 years. So you can do this if you wish, but if you get busted up, not...

grouchyjarhead‎, 12-27-2015 06:27 PM
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Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Full Body vs. Split Routines - Which to Choose?

Full Body Routines vs. Splits The question often arises, especially from beginners, about what type of routine to use. Your buddy told you to use a full body routine, but the muscle mags suggest a 5-day "bodybuilder" split. You don't want to start off on the wrong foot, but there is so much...

VoxExMachina‎, 11-22-2011 11:51 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Viking's The Bare Bones Series

The big guy is back with another series of novice/early-intermediate routines - The Bare Bones programs - these are actually the first routines I made, just after I got my PT certification years ago. So I pulled them out of the graveyard, dusted them off and made a few tweaks and improvements to...

TheViking1992‎, 10-04-2016 06:55 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: "Fierce 5" Novice Routine

FIERCE 5 I decided to design "Fierce 5" because I wasn't completely satisfied with any of the other novice programs that are so popular. In my opinion they all had a flaw or two (slow progression, high volume, low enough volume people lose interest and most of them lack what I’d consider proper...

davisj3537‎, 01-21-2014 08:28 PM
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Order of exercises?

On say a Push day when I am working Chest, Shoulders and Tris. Is it best to work all chest exercises first, then shoulder, and then finish with tris. Chest 1 Chest 2 Chest 3 Shoulder 1 Shoulder 2 Shoulder 3 Tri Tri

rnickel17‎, Today 07:53 PM
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Which workout to do after rest day?

I've been doing this routine for a while, usually I just choose whichever workout I feel like doing on the day following my rest day. But would it be more effective to choose one workout over another for Tuesdays workout? Monday: OFF Tuesday: Arms/Legs Wednesday: Chest/Back/Abs Thursday:...

mrbladedude‎, 07-06-2020 02:10 PM
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Should I continue bulking or cut?

Hi everyone, pics are below, so I’ve been working out for a little over a year. Been on a pretty intense bodybuilding program. I’ve had my fair share of injuries and inconsistencies, but I’m at a point now where I’ve been bulking for about 8 months now. The only fat I have appears to be...

michaelv92‎, Today 07:24 PM
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Let's OHP 2,020,000 lbs in 2020

Recreating ECGordyn's thread from last year. Same rules as before 2019 thread failed, we got 3/4 of the way there, so it's completely do-able. Come on people, let's separate the men and women from the little girls and boys and find out who will press.

OldFartTom‎, 01-01-2020 02:00 AM
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Working the "weak" muscle group twice a week?

Hi, Title says it all basically, since i have a small chest (defined but no mass in it especially the upper part), would it be a good idea to work on it twice a week? Would it be a good idea to work out any "lagging" muscle group twice a week until you get the desired results? P.S i ve...

Marcello97‎, 07-06-2020 07:05 AM
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Beginner Here

Hi all, I hope you are well. I have read a lot of stuff on this forum the past few days, and would like some feedback on what I am doing right now, and to explain some of my background in DETAIL to help. So back in February 2019 - July 2019. I had no clue about what I was doing. I went on a...

HelixFuse‎, 06-28-2020 11:20 AM
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Arrow Which 3-day program would you recommend?

hi, I can go to gym for 3 days. Which 3 day program would you recommend for me ? I can 5reps bench 77kg- deadlift 100 - squat 80 - ohp 50

apotefe‎, Yesterday 05:29 AM
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Thumbs up Question about German Volume Training

So I've been wanting to start doing GVT recently and I have something I'd like to ask to those who are experienced with it: Every time I research GVT it says that you should use 60% of your one-rep max as a starting weight and should expect to reach about 7 or 8 sets before failure. There was...

bryn1234‎, Today 02:58 PM
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Which Program Should I Switch to?

I've been overweight a lot of my life and recently got into better shape. I've started eating a lot healthier and working out, but realistically I probably have no idea what I'm doing. 20 year old male, about 5'10" (181cm), 143lb (65kg) recently dropped some weight Diet is volatile, I need to...

SANTAN14‎, Yesterday 12:24 PM
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did program, power in some parts went up but not chest

I have been doing shortcut to size program found here since november ( had a little pause due to corona ), power in some body parts went up but not that much, but chest - chest went up only very very little( power wise and definition wise - i still look flat chested ), thats why i am trying to find...

trank2‎, Today 11:27 AM
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Shoulder instability/labrum tear and surgery

Wassup haven’t really posted in a minute but I been lurkin Anyways I didn’t know where exactly to post this as the Misc. is too busy ... I have developed a labrum tear in the back of my left shoulder due to a variety of causes, most particularly my idiotic frequency of wide grip bench over the...

ry1000111‎, Today 09:02 AM
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Optimizing my gains

Looking for opinions on optimizing my gains. I am single father of 2 and work about 50 hours a week the kids are 7 and 9 and and while i could get to the gym more often I feel it would be pretty selfish to drop them in daycare even more when they already don't get a summer and already have 12 hour...

XinXom‎, Today 08:36 AM
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A Good Cardio/Conditioning Workout

This is not meant for Strength I do my Strength training later in the day, but I really need to add some Conditioning that is not as boring as walking or running. So I was thinking of doing this routine. 15 Minute AMRAP - Trap Bar Farmers Walk 40meters (135lbs) - Sand Bag Over the Shoulder ...

fairbjosh‎, 07-07-2020 08:56 AM
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Need Help With Starting Point

Hello, all. I'm just trying to get some help on getting started. Last year I ran the fierce five routine and was doing great until I managed to hurt my back at work. I'm looking to start back up but with gyms being closed and having only one set of small dumbells at home I have no idea where to...

XanderC‎, 06-10-2020 09:13 AM
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Thumbs up Out for a year. Starting again with lifting. What to do? Compounds or split?

Hello fellow lifters. I had been training for a while and had a decent amount of muscle and was starting to get there I had an injury at my shoulder and now after a year it finally doesn't hurt anymore and I can start again. So now I'm just doing the basic stuff like curls. Kickbacks. Lunges...

gerome1989‎, 07-07-2020 12:07 AM
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Help living in a third world country for mass gain PLEASE!!

HI People, This is my first Post and happy that i have finally found the right site with so much info. And due to so much helpfull info im confused which oneworkout program for mass gain to choose from, so i thought id post for some help :) Situation; First of all id like to just mention...

delahoya‎, 09-17-2011 09:47 PM
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Havent slept for 4 hours and I cant do it

I'm new here and I dont really know how this forum works but I cant sleep for some reason and I need help, any tips for sleeping? Thanks.

SeanAjamy‎, 07-04-2020 04:27 PM
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What intermediate program can you recommend me?

Lifting for 1 year now Weight: 93kg (20% body fat, but looking to bulk up for 3 months from now, then cut) PRs: DL: 200kg, Squat: 170kg, BP: 140kg I have been running many PPL vatiations up to this point, some of them really bad, some more decent. I feel like I didnt find my strength/size...

AndyBendy‎, 07-07-2020 01:37 AM
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Unhappy Beginner bodyweight help.

Hi people! I've recently started with bodyweight exercises after bein pretty much sedentary for 5 years. I got multiple herniated discs from my last job and well... Whatever, i'll spare you the full- life biography. The only equipment i've got is two 12kg kettlebells and a pull-up bar i can't...

Snailferno‎, Yesterday 10:55 AM
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Post How to you guys feel about a Upper/Lower 6 day split?

The last year I've done PPLx5 and I love it but during the quarantine I switched to full body x3 and have seen great gains. I just hate doing legs with upper body. I'm thinking of taking the same amount of volume from my full body x3 and splitting it up into an upper / lower x6 split. Thoughts?

xSKoRM‎, 06-29-2020 07:00 PM
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The arms legs and no torso look!

I am on around work out 55 - building numbers up on Press Ups. And firming up slowly the busoms. I do Squats Press up Ring Rows Every other day - so full body programme - I am oldish and have no equipment.

Stormbitch‎, 07-06-2020 11:09 AM
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Thumbs up Planning my Dumbbells / Bench routine + Diet

Hello, I wonder if you could help me planning my dumbbell/bench routine and also my diet. I dont know if you know anybook or posts where I can learn the basics, how to chose the right exercises, the appropiate food and everything. I have 40k dumbbell set at home and a bench and Im planning to buy...

lancelotalva‎, 07-06-2020 10:58 AM
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Question about Visual Impact Program?

Has anyone heard of or completed the Visual Impact Muscle Building program by Rusty Moore. I’m really interested in it, but I would like to hear some reviews first before I decided to do it. Thanks much and have a Great 4th of July weekend all!

rnickel17‎, 07-04-2020 09:33 PM
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Feedback on my plan would be really Appreciated

Hi everyone, I have made a workout plan and been following it for about a month now. Age: 17 Height: 174cm Weight: 71.5kg I have access to a power rack with cable machine and have barbells and dumbells. I am doing it 3 days a week with a full body programme. The number of reps...

Z4MSupreme‎, 07-02-2020 07:46 AM
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Thoughts on this beginner 3 days full body workout ?

DAY A : Deadlift - DB Bench press - Lat pulldown (medium grip) - Cable fly (upper and lower) - Seated cable row (wide grip) - Seated DB laterals - DB curls - Rope pushdown . DAY B : Squat - DB Bench press - Lat pulldown (medium grip) - Cable fly (upper and lower) - Seated cable row...

ahmedjrai‎, 07-05-2020 04:50 PM
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