So I finished a 6-week cycle of Starr's 5x5 (I was still making gains, but I got sick and really couldn't do the entire workout for two weeks, then wound up tweaking an ankle, which kept me out another week).
By the time I got back to the gym, I realized I really didn't have the motivation to go in and do the 5x5 starting all over again yet. I needed something a little different, but something that uses those lifts (Deadlift, Bench, Squat).
I looked up Ripptoe's Starting Strength and I liked what I saw. Tried it today.
Obviously I'm starting well below my maxxes, but it beat the crap out of me.
I loved every second of it.
Great, great routine, even for someone who has been lifting awhile. Nice change of pace, too.
For my question:
I haven't had much time to read in depth into the routine (I will, just need a few extra spare minutes, and to be honest, I'll probably answer my question when I do that) but it seems like the workout is set up to be worked with a 4-day split.
My body reacts better to 3-Day splits. I could always do a 3-day, correct?
Instead of structuring it as: A/B/Off/A/B/Off/Off
I could structure it as: A/Off/B/Off/A/Off/Off/B/Off/A/Off/B/Off/Off
Anyone see any issue in doing that?