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February 5th 05, 03:23 PM
I am switching from a circuit workout to the following:
Day 1 Chest / Abs
Day 2 Back/Lats
Day 3 Shoulders / Abs
Day 4 Bi / Tris
When should i work legs into the program. And any suggestions on the
combination of excersises
February 5th 05, 05:24 PM
On Sat, 5 Feb 2005 10:23:39 -0500, "ZTUN" > wrote:
>I am switching from a circuit workout to the following:
>Day 1 Chest / Abs
>Day 2 Back/Lats
>Day 3 Shoulders / Abs
>Day 4 Bi / Tris
>When should i work legs into the program. And any suggestions on the
>combination of excersises
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February 5th 05, 05:46 PM
> I am switching from a circuit workout to the following:
> Day 1 Chest / Abs
> Day 2 Back/Lats
> Day 3 Shoulders / Abs
> Day 4 Bi / Tris
> When should i work legs into the program. And any suggestions on the
> combination of excersises
so you're working your shoulders 3 out of 4 days (4 out of 4 depending
on the choice of direct arm movements), and your elbows 4 out of 4 days.
I hope you're not using any real intensity...
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February 6th 05, 04:10 AM
Legs should be on Monday...they use the greatest amount of energy.
Having the weekend to rest and recup should give you enough energy for
hard workouts on monday. Never do them the day after back...your lower
back needs to be strong for squats.
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February 7th 05, 07:12 AM
A good 5-day routine would be:
Day 1 legs
Day 2 chest + triceps
Day 3 back + biceps
Day 4 shoulders + abs
Day 5 rest
You should work legs in a separate day, after the rest day.
Avoid working the same muscle 2 days in a row. For example, almost all
chest exercises stress triceps - don't work triceps on the next day
after the Chest day. That's why most people combine chest and triceps
exercises in one day. The same about back and biceps.
You can check what exactly muscles are worked by an exercise at:
February 7th 05, 05:57 PM
> A good 5-day routine would be:
> Day 1 legs
> Day 2 chest + triceps
> Day 3 back + biceps
> Day 4 shoulders + abs
> Day 5 rest
If we're sticking to 5-day cycles I'd prefer something along the lines of:
February 7th 05, 10:37 PM
This is what I'm doing myself, but the guy wants to work out 4 days in
a row, as I understand his question.
February 7th 05, 10:46 PM
I don't specifically need 4 days in a row.. just don't want a 5-6 day
workout rountine... a day or two of rest in the work out is fine... so the :
as long as i make sure i get a day of rest b4 the legs is what your
Thanks for all info...
"bellfit" > wrote in message
> This is what I'm doing myself, but the guy wants to work out 4 days in
> a row, as I understand his question.
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