Upper body focused routine for ~2 months - how does this look

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  1. Wombats Unlimited

    Wombats Unlimited OT Supporter

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    So I have been lifting for 3.5 years, and I've put on about 40 pounds of muscle, and this is the first year I've actually been decently big in the summer, so I want to do a little 'beach muscle' work for a couple months, and neglect my legs (which I've always worked for 3.5 years). How does this routine look for this little 2 month pump-up? Second will this get me better upper body gains than a regular legs-included routine? I know neglecting legs is no good, but I never have before and this is only for a few months with a specific goal of building beach muscles. I left deads and squats in to keep test pumping

    M: Chest/ Shoulders/ Tri's (push day):

    BB Bench 5x5
    Incline DB Press 3x8
    Decline Smith 3x8

    Seated DB Shoulder Press 4x8
    Lateral Raises 3x12
    Rear lateral raises 3x12

    Tri Pulldowns 3x8
    Dips 3x12

    T Back/ Bi's (pull day)

    BOR's: 5x5
    Chin ups: 3x8
    Cable rows: 3x10
    Wide grip Pulldowns: 3x12
    Deadlifts 5x5
    Shrugs 3x15

    BB Curls 3x8
    Hammer Curls 3x8
    Preacher Curls 3x12

    W: OFF

    T Chest Shoulder Tri's

    BB Bench 3x8
    Decline DB Press 3x6-8
    Pullovers 3x10

    Seated DB Shoulder Press 5x5
    Lateral Raises 3x12
    Rear lateral raises 3x12

    Skullcrushers 3x10
    Dips 3x12

    F Back/ Bi's

    BOR's: 3x8
    Chin ups: 3x8
    Cable rows: 3x10
    Wide grip Pulldowns: 5x5
    Squats 5x5
    Shrugs 3x15

    Cable Curls 3x8
    Hammer Curls 3x8
    Concentration curls 3x12

    Any comments/ suggestions/ alternatives?
     
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    michael FLORIDA > *

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    would it kill you to do 2 more leg exercises and just keep it well rounded?
     
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    thats kind of sad since on a personal level the more I work out the more I enjoy training legs
     
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    energie I like to place an order.. the name? Situation the

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    why dont you add another day and just do legs. since ur already doing fratboy workout and going 4 days a week 1 more day wont kill you
     
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    u have squats on friday. that sounds like a plan
     
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    people that refuse to train legs are fucking jokes




    IB a picture of a swole ass huge legged dude that doesnt work legs get posted
     
  8. Wombats Unlimited

    Wombats Unlimited OT Supporter

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    Its not a fratboy workout its fairly well designed and there are a decent number of compound movements.
     
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    U must have missed the part about having trained legs consistently for 3.5 years and deciding to take 2 months off from them.
     
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    squat 3x a week
     
  11. Abomb

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    you realize training legs releases more growth hormone etc etc right? :hsugh:
     
  12. Uglybob69

    Uglybob69 I miss beer.

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    The only reason I work legs is so I can be elitist about it
     
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    i jsut do it so my legs get big and chafe against each other
     
  14. Uglybob69

    Uglybob69 I miss beer.

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    My legs did that before I ever worked them :wtc:
     
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    energie I like to place an order.. the name? Situation the

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    fratboy as you only do upperbody lol.
     
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    thats honestly the mentallity of 90% of the people here.

    if you dont wanna work legs, don't work legs. who fucking cares, besides a bunch of OTF&N faggots?
     
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    energie I like to place an order.. the name? Situation the

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    very true. my friends a pretty big guy (5'7 200+ and probably 14-15%) and never trains legs. looks kind of ridiculous but in the end nobody will comment on it cept for our friends cause we know hehas chicken legs.
     
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    chicks dig muscular legs

    not gigantic 35" ruhl legs, but muscular legs ive been told are a serious turn-on...for the ones that aren't super high maintenance self-absorbed whores anyways
     
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    fixed
     
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    I used to have chicken legs before I ever started working out, and a girl didn't like having sex with me because i was too bony :wtc:
     
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    I still play recreational sports with friends and family so having capable legs are a big part of kicking their asses.

    Besides, there are other benefits.
     
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    truthed

    the gf grabs it often

    maybe thats because I can flex it and she cant flex hers
     
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    T_Dawgg son of god

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    big legs = big test
     
  24. jmezz

    jmezz layin in bed stretchin my pumped quads for hours

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    If you want more growth why are you doing 5 reps on big exercises?
     
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    bill star would be :nono: at you right now :mamoru:
     
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