Thoughts on my new routine

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  1. ppops

    ppops mark webber = teh future

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    Okay I've started a new routine based on Christopher's.

    I've never ever worked my legs or back before so I'm starting off light with squats and good mornings and stuff.

    Monday

    Squats

    30 (66lb) x 5
    35 (77lb) x 5
    40 (88lb) x 5
    45 (100lb) x 5
    50 (110lb) x 5

    Deadlift

    40 (88lb) x 5
    40 (88lb) x 5
    50 (110lb) x 5
    60 (132lb) x 5
    65 (143lb) x 5

    Bench

    40 (88lb) x 5
    50 (88lb) x 5
    60 (132lb) x 5
    70 (154lb) x 5
    75 (165lb) x 5

    Incline DB Press

    30 (66lb) x 15
    30 (66lb) x 15


    Wednesday

    Light Squats

    20 (44lb) x 8
    25 (55lb) x 8
    30 (66lb) x 8
    35 (77lb) x 8
    40 (88lb) x 8

    Good Mornings

    20 (44lb) x 5
    25 (55lb) x 5
    30 (66lb) x 5
    35 (77lb) x 5
    40 (88lb) x 5

    DB Shoulder Press

    20 (44lb) x 5
    25 (55lb) x 5
    30 (66lb) x 5
    35 (77lb) x 5
    35 (77lb) x 5

    Bicep Curls

    10 (22lb) x 10
    10 (22lb) x 10
    10 (22lb) x 10
    10 (22lb) x 10
    10 (22lb) x 10


    Friday

    Squats

    30 (66lb) x 5
    35 (77lb) x 5
    40 (88lb) x 5
    45 (100lb) x 5
    50 (110lb) x 5

    Bent Over Rows

    50 (110lb) x 5
    50 (110lb) x 5
    50 (110lb) x 5
    50 (110lb) x 5
    50 (110lb) x 5

    Incline Bench

    50 (110lb) x 5
    55 (121lb) x 5
    60 (132lb) x 5
    65 (143lb) x 5
    70 (154lb) x 5

    Bicep Curls

    10 (22lb) x 10
    15 (33lb) x 10



    Allright, that's it, what do you think?
    Should I make any changes?
    I'm sure there's probably a bit wrong with it.....but I'm just starting out. I came on here a few weeks ago witha routine I made up myself and everyone agreed it was the worst routine they'd ever seen. :rofl:
    I just hope this is okay and will be a good start.

    Thanks a lot guys!! :)
     
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  2. Mojo

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    no lower legs, shoulders, triceps, forearms?

    whats your weight? im sure you could do more weight than two digits unless you have health/body issues.


    a start would be reduce your sets down to 3 instead of 5. what exactly is your goal though?
     
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    Oh shit I just realised you americans don't use kilos. :rofl:

    I'll fix it up! :rofl:
     
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    Yeah, that had me really thrown off too.

    It looks good. Just stick w/ it through the first couple of weeks. Mondays are pretty hard but the program raises your work capacity.
     
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    Yeah Mondays are hard, I could hardly walk after my first day working my legs.

    Thanks!
     
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    u sure love your squats
     
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    I think you should replace bis on wednesday with some sort of lat or upper back work. I think you should replace bis on friday with some calf work. I would get rid of heavy squats on friday, put light squats in their place, and get rid of light squats on wednesday. Then put some hammy work on wednesday.
     
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    Thanks for the input. That sounds good. :)
     
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    If youre just starting, why even bother with the bicep curls? Its the one thing you changed from Chris' routine and its the the thing you least need. Just keep tricep extentions and pullups in there.
     
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