3 day split performed 6 times a week... anyone tried anything similiar?

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2009/07/23 21:32:12 (permalink)

3 day split performed 6 times a week... anyone tried anything similiar?

Have been curious about weight training 6 days per week ever since reading about the upper/lower body AM/PM suggestion in the HST FAQ. 
I recently read this...
A big change I made to my training was to increase my training from 3-4 times a week to 6 times, training each body part twice a week. But training each body part twice a week surely I would over train? You’ll be surprised. Once you increase your frequency and volume of your workouts the body will adapt and recover a lot quicker which means training body parts more often resulting in more muscle gains and we all want that right?
I split my body over 3 days, the first 3 days I trained heavy, keeping the reps in the 6-8 range. I then repeated my body split the following 3 days but training lighter and upping the reps to 20 and my rest down to 30-60 seconds.
I started this training in April 2006 and by July I had put on 7lbs of lean muscle. I was shocked. I hadn’t made that much progress since I first started training and here I was 17 years into my training and making gains like I was a beginner!

So I challenge you to radically change your training around and see what happens.
Good luck! 
Link here...
Don't remember reading any like this before.
Has anyone tried anything similiar? Any experiences, thoughts...?

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    Re:3 day split performed 6 times a week... anyone tried anything similiar? 2009/07/23 21:45:09 (permalink)
    Everyones different, try it out for yourself to see if it works for you.
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