Please critique my **5** Day Split (as in not 7)

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  1. lif

    lif New Member

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    This is my routine:

    Monday: Chest or Biceps or Triceps or Back
    Tuesday: Chest or Biceps or Triceps or Back
    Wednesday: Chest or Biceps or Triceps or Back
    Thursday: Chest or Biceps or Triceps or Back and always legs
    Friday: Shoulders, Lats, Forearms
    Saturday: Off
    Sunday: Off
    **Abs** Every second day **Abs** (MWF)

    I do 3-6 exercises per day depending on how the workout is going, usually end up doing 4 or 5.

    Now Let me explain...

    The way i workout is if i start with chest, the next day i do back, the next triceps, the next biceps.
    If i start with triceps the next week, the next i do biceps, then the next i do chest, then the next i do back. You're probably noticing a pattern, chest works triceps, so i give a days rest inbetween before working them out again.
    Biceps are used in back, so if i do them i give a days rest inbetween doing back.

    This seems really logical to me, i start with triceps some weeks to really attack them and sacrifice a little bit of weight on chest that week. I feel if you don't do a workout this way you'll never really work each body part out to its potential, and will not be able to achieve maximal results. For example if i started with chest every week, my chest would get bigger faster than my triceps, etc :dunno:
     
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    scent of a wookie OT Supporter

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    this has to be a joke of some sort
     
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    Katsumoto New Member

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    I don't think it is.
    Well if you feel confident in creating a workout plan, by all means give it a try, but I sure wouldn't use that if I wasn't already built.
     
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    do you work out the same muscles for those first four, every day

    or do you choose one on the first day, then do a different one the next day?

    I dunno man, I don't like that routine at all
     
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    Ya, i DONT work the same muscles everyday. If i start with Chest on Monday, the rest of my week would go as:

    Monday : Chest Only
    Tuesday: Back Only
    Wednesday: Tri's Only
    Thursday: Biceps and Legs
    Fridays: Shoulders, Traps, and Forearms
    Saturday: off
    Sunday: off

    If i started with Triceps Monday
    M: Triceps
    T: Biceps
    W: Chest
    T: Back / Legs
    F: Shoulders Traps Foreams
    Saturday Off
    Sunday: off

    I don't see whats wrong with it :dunno:
     
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    T-R-T New Member

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    you dont need a day for triceps, couple them with chest or something.
     
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    DCyamaha O-line found

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    :werd: a tricep day would be a really short day. I can kill my tris in three exercises:

    Skull crusher (4 sets)
    Push downs (4 sets)
    CG bench (4 sets)

    that would take, what... 20-30 minutes?
     
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