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Routine idea

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2003/12/13 05:48:26 (permalink)

Routine idea

Ok....so what if I do this. I set up a 3-day split, but it seems like fitting these routines into a weekly schedule is weird because of 7 days in a week.

So what if I did...

Split 1: Chest + Triceps

Split 2: Lower (legs), Shoulders

Split 3: Back + Biceps

Basically you just cycle through that. And after every two days of lifting, you take one day of rest. So it'd be

Split1
Split2
Rest
Split3
Split1
Rest
Split2
Split3
Rest

etc etc

This any good? And did I pair the muscle groups efficiently? What if I switched triceps and lower...what's the best grouping for this scenario? Or I could switch biceps and triceps...

A: chest/biceps - shoulders/legs - back/triceps
B: How its written above
C: chest/lower - shoulders/triceps - back/biceps
D: chest/back - shoulders/lower - back/triceps

What seems good?
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    ice_mach
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    RE: Routine idea 2003/12/13 08:50:04 (permalink)
    nah i like the first split put up. and ur gonna over train the way u've put the split into the week. with a 3 day spilt u'd work somin like mon,wed,fri and the other days are rest days(VERY IMPORTANT if u dont get enought rest and dont give ur muscles a rest they WONT grow)keep to trainin like that, train 3 days in the 7 days, and leave the other 4 days as time for ur body to recouperate
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    RE: Routine idea 2003/12/13 12:40:25 (permalink)
    There is no need to confine your routine to the constraints of the 7 day week. Have any length split you want, if it is convenient.

    Also what specific moves are you thinking of using in this split of yours? It is difficult to suggest whether a routine is likely to work or not without the details.

    Cheers

    AL
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    RE: Routine idea 2003/12/13 18:48:19 (permalink)
    if you fancy doing a two one one off i would put legs on their own, rear delts with back and front and side delts with chest.

    Whether you isolate these or feel they are being worked adequately in your compound movements is up to you
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