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Sticky Thread Sticky: AllPro: A Simple Beginner's Routine part VII

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nightanole‎, 11-07-2020 06:13 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Beginner Powerbuilding Routine

I was asked about this by someone else, so I thought I'd share. I’m not a professional trainer, and although I do have a background in exercise physiology I have never worked in the field nor been up to date with it for the past 8 years. So you can do this if you wish, but if you get busted up, not...

grouchyjarhead‎, 12-27-2015 06:27 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Growth Stimulus Training continued..... Train Hard. Train Smart. GROW!

What's up everyone? Since my original thread from back in 2010 has been locked due to reaching the 10,000 reply limit, I'm starting up a 'continued' thread. If you haven't browsed the original thread, please click on the following link: https://igoodies.000webhostapp.com/?viagra=showthread.php?t=121353501 ...

2020Wellness‎, 11-08-2012 01:07 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: It's Go Time! THE CHALLENGE BEGINS 2.13.22

Our 4-Week Challenge was built to inspire you to think beyond your limits and find ways weekly to improve your overall health and fitness. All ready a beast at the gym or just getting started, it doesn’t matter - our team of master coaches will hit you with new challenges each week to test your...

ForumNature‎, 02-13-2022 12:55 PM
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Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Full Body vs. Split Routines - Which to Choose?

Full Body Routines vs. Splits The question often arises, especially from beginners, about what type of routine to use. Your buddy told you to use a full body routine, but the muscle mags suggest a 5-day "bodybuilder" split. You don't want to start off on the wrong foot, but there is so much...

VoxExMachina‎, 11-22-2011 11:51 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Training for STRENGTH vs. SIZE

MYTH: Low reps is for strength, high reps is for size. Although this contains a grain of truth, it leads to wrong thinking - the classic problem we get on this forum is the legion of novices who don't want to do novice routines because they contain 5 rep sets ... which are "for strength" not...

SuffolkPunch‎, 03-09-2018 06:00 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Am I overtraining?

In response to this question, asked several times per day in this forum, consider this: Due to a large number of variables from one trainee to the next, no one can look your written routine and declare it "overtraining" or "too much." Instead of posting your routine in all it's detail while...

ironwill2008‎, 11-21-2018 07:29 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: "Fierce 5" Novice Routine

FIERCE 5 I decided to design "Fierce 5" because I wasn't completely satisfied with any of the other novice programs that are so popular. In my opinion they all had a flaw or two (slow progression, high volume, low enough volume people lose interest and most of them lack what I’d consider proper...

davisj3537‎, 01-21-2014 08:28 PM
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RP training and fat loss phase.

Just finished a five week mesocycle using rp style training, basically volume ramping. For those who use or have used this style of training during cutting, did you still try to add sets during the meso? Or did you hold it more static? I was able to add like 1 set in week 2 and 3 for most body...

JitsuLifting‎, 05-17-2022 02:45 PM
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Are lot of variations bad ?

Hey, i have a question. Is it bad for strenght/hypertrophy if i do lot of variations of exercises ? Lets say i follow fullbody 4x per week program. I should do pull-ups 2x per week. Is it problem if i do everytime different style of pull-ups (like close grip chin-ups one training, wide grip...

MarkossCZ‎, Today 06:05 AM
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So this is really progressive overload?

If doing 3 x 6 - 8. Let's say on bench press on Monday I get 3 x 8 of 85 pounds. Then on Friday I only get 7, 7, 6 with 90 pounds. Then Monday I use 90 again and get 8, 6, 7. Is that really progressive overload and will build muscle? It's my understanding is that it is because I got...

ChickNPicker93‎, 05-18-2022 08:19 PM
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chest/back after fierce 5

Hi all, After close to 2 months of training the fierce 5 i am reaching the end of my progression. Instead of taking a week and continue, i prefer modify my workout. I will keep most of the exercises and change a few around. Basicly i wish to put my focus to two of my weaker groups: chest and...

cembos‎, 05-14-2022 11:16 PM
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Smile Need Help with Fierce 5

Hi all, I'm 5.10 male 202lb, age 34. I diagnosed with NASH(severe form of fatty liver). Last month, I started weight training to lose weight and gain some muscles at the same time. I started Fierce 5 after reading many threads on this forum(Thanks you all for the help). My first challenge...

userLPCHH411IJM‎, Today 04:35 AM
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"Fierce 5" Comprehensive Program List

I began designing the "Fierce 5" series because I wasn't completely satisfied with the majority of programs that are so popular. In my opinion they all had a flaw or two (slow progression, high volume, low enough volume people lose interest and nearly all of them lack what I’d consider proper...

davisj3537‎, 07-08-2014 07:03 PM
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How badly does an individual poor night's sleep affect a workout in your experience?

Just wondering about various experiences on this one. I slept about 4 hours last night in two broken stints and woke up very tired, but am following a program which has today marked as an important session, with my number of reps achieved on a working set determining the max I'll be attempting. I'm...

EliKoehn‎, 05-18-2022 06:18 AM
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Question Help with PHAT routine

I'm going to switch my workout program this summer and I thought trying out PHAT could be fun, But i'm a bit unsure on how to approach it since it's the closest I have came to making my own program. So I'm just here for some guidance and help on what could be improved with what I have came up with...

BigLad06‎, 05-17-2022 02:03 PM
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New Toy! The SSB safety squat bar

I love this thing! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRRhIe9Kl8M

coachcalande‎, 05-09-2022 04:26 AM
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Power lifting to bodybuilding muscle gain

How much more solid muscle can a intermediate to advanced power lifter gain if they were to switch to a bodybuilding style of training? For instance, let’s say for someone that has trained for 4 years and has put up relatively big numbers on the bench press (1.5-1.75xbw), squat (2-2.5xbw), etc....

Lizzy3200‎, 05-16-2022 10:27 PM
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Need help training for aesthetics with only dumbbells and pull-up bar

Somewhat beginner at lifting, I want to train for aesthetics to get the nice summer bod. Any help is much appreciated

Mfatteritano‎, 05-17-2022 11:52 AM
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Need 4 day Workout for Home Gym

Going to start working out at home. Working 12s at the moment so only can workout 4 days a week. So I am looking for a good 4 day workout plan that will fit with the equipment I have at home. I have a rogue power rack/barbell, powerblock adjustable dumbbells and treadmill. Have no other...

sanzz18‎, 05-17-2022 06:21 AM
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Accumulated fatigue

How often should you take a break from lifting to reset any accumulated fatigue? And how long should the break be?

Quiggie‎, 05-16-2022 12:22 PM
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is workout efficient

Hey, I and my brother started working out a month and a half ago and our routine was a 3-Day full-body workout. Now we want to level up the routine and do a 4 day PPL with a full-body routine, How effective is this? Although I've also read that splitting the routine to Upper body/ Lower...

bgokjh‎, 05-15-2022 02:20 AM
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Low Volume High Frequency U/L 4 day on one day off

So I am looking to workout pretty much every day if possible as I use training to get my stress out and genuinely just love lifting. I have heard low volume high frequency training has a lot of success when it comes to strength and hypertrophy gains and I just wanted to ask peoples opinions on...

StrengthStudnt‎, 05-16-2022 12:45 AM
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Help me get to 120 bench :)

Hi can someone please help me to get my bench 1 rep max to 120kg? Atm my 1 rep max is 110kg. I weight 90kg myself. Im 36 year old. And i train fullbody 2x a week atm. Im stuck at 110kg bench and cant get past. That point :( my bench session is like 1x110. 1x108. 1x 104.. 1x100.3x97. 4x87 5x 82.....

Mortzik‎, 05-07-2022 07:57 AM
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moved on to intermediate too fast?

hi all, I have been lifting for about 8 years, long story short, i bulked too fast then cut too fast, **** form, **** programes etc etc so I have remained the same overall really until about 2 years ago when I sorted out everything and started to make some sort of progress (gained about 7kg and...

themorganator4‎, 05-14-2022 03:05 AM
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Exclamation Haven't followed a program since i started going to the gym

18m, 186cm, 84kg I have been going to the gym for about a year and a half now, but have never followed a program. I have put on a fair bit of noticeable muscle. I staretd off with no idea really of what to do, i used to go about 3 times a week and would just do basic exercises like bicep curl,...

Warmongermain‎, 05-14-2022 03:14 AM
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Start workout journey

Hi, I am 23 years old, (1m74 cm/64kg) and I want to start bodybuilding. I have 13 months (before next summer) to reach a "beautiful" body shape. I am an ectomorph with narrow shoulders and a slim physique., so slim that people thik I am 18 yo I plan to do the following: - For the first 3...

Fransisc123‎, 05-14-2022 04:00 AM
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How to you approach deloads?

Do you do scheduled deloads, do you deload intuitively, upper and lower body separately, never deload at all, full week off once in a while - what is your preferred approach? I've personally ended up with very rarely doing deloads and instead just progress on the lowest overall volume that I can...

EiFit91‎, 05-12-2022 02:52 AM
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PPL-Arnold split hybrid

Ive been doing a PPL program but i want to mix things up and do a Push-pull-legs -chest/back-shoulders/arms- legs. What are your thoughts. And if someone is doing program like that can you share it.

Joker741‎, 05-13-2022 06:00 AM
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Self-adjusting progressive overload

Is it just me or does it make more sense to increase reps before weight to achieve progressive overload? Example: Start with 3x6 reps, and increase weight once you have performed 3x8, or maybe 3x10 reps with the starting weight, rather than adding 5 or 10 pounds once you've ticked off the weight...

CLTRD‎, 05-12-2022 01:20 PM
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New routine thoughts

Hi everyone, I’m brand new to this site and was looking to get some opinions on a new workout plan I was thinking about. I’ve traditionally done a classic bro split and push/pull/leg splits, but I was looking for a way to shock my muscles and thought of this routine. Any feed back would be...

Durkefluff‎, 05-12-2022 02:41 PM
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Question 33 Year Old Out Of Shape/Weak Seeking Advice

Bit of background: Had stretches where I would go to the gym and pretty much every time would get frustrated and stop going for a bit (soreness, lack of gains, being lazy, letting something in my personal life effect me, etc). The last time I went to the gym was 2015 and just dealt with overall...

maxschouweiler‎, 05-12-2022 11:06 PM
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I'm disabled need guidance

So an update on my leg situation, so basically I've had a follow up appointment, I have nerve damage in both of my legs, aggressive arthritis in both knees, patellafemoral pain syndrome and flat feet, basically the days of lower body work are done. So it's looking like upper body it is, the...

Mbt1990‎, 05-10-2022 10:07 AM
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