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by WTSGD
Thu Apr 20, 2006 11:36 am
Forum: from General
Topic: Input on new routine
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I am no expert at deadlifting, but isn't 5x5 a bit much for that? I think it's standard to do something more like 4x3... with more weight than you would use for 5x5. Just something to consider. No it isn't too much. 5x5 is great because it gives you a greater workload and it increses the strain on ...
by WTSGD
Tue Apr 18, 2006 3:43 pm
Forum: from General
Topic: Input on new routine
Replies: 14
Views: 25200

Just the answer I needed. Thank you everybody.

I am going to start this routine tomorrow after a week of deconditioning :)

BTW nice forum. Very serious.
by WTSGD
Tue Apr 18, 2006 3:14 pm
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Topic: Input on new routine
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I was just wondering. Aren't dips and bent-over-rows supplementative to benchpress, military press and deadlift? I mean are they necessary?
by WTSGD
Tue Apr 18, 2006 2:53 pm
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Topic: Input on new routine
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Well, I'm not Matt, but I'm sure he's referring to getting something in for the back, and I agree. I like your setup, but here's how I have and would do it. Squats, BP, Row Day 1 A few days later, come back with DL, Overhead press, Chest dips and Curl grip chins. tim You've got everything covered t...
by WTSGD
Tue Apr 18, 2006 2:15 pm
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Topic: Input on new routine
Replies: 14
Views: 25200

Yeah sorry I didn't make myself clear on that point. Of course I will have rest days between each session.

Rows for dips? Can you clarify that one, please?
by WTSGD
Tue Apr 18, 2006 1:52 pm
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Topic: Input on new routine
Replies: 14
Views: 25200

Input on new routine

Hi guys, I'm new here. I have scrambled a new routine together. It goes like this: All exercises are completed with 5x5 Day 1: Barbell Squat Barbell Military Press Weighted Triceps/Chest Dip Day 2: Barbell Deadlift Barbell Benchpress Weighted Close Grip chin-up I don't want any isolation exercises. ...