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    soreness=success?

    sometimes when i work out the next day i feel extremely sore. oppositely, after other training days i feel little to no soreness. however, this does not seem to correlate with the intensity of the workout. so does soreness actually equal a more productive workout and greater muscle growth, or is it just a result of other factors that may have come into play (diet, perhaps)?

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    After a good back or chest day I get really sore, However, my arms almost never get sore, regardless of if I lift to failure or not.

    I'm pretty sure soreness does not equate a killer workout.

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    Don't use soreness as a measure of quality of your workout.

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    Bigger and stronger=success.

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    soreness isnt a sign of success...
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    Quote Originally Posted by LilHillbilly View Post
    After a good back or chest day I get really sore, However, my arms almost never get sore, regardless of if I lift to failure or not.
    Try doin weighted chins on ur back day.. biceps will be sore

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    Soreness doesn't mean much if anything.
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