Time for a routine change
This newbie is going to get on the wannabebig workouts and start with the first routine with a couple additional exercises to hit my weak points.
Up until this point I've been working out 5 days a week for about two hours a day. I've seen huge gains (as in 10 pounds in 3 weeks) doing this but I hit a plateau so I think that's due to overtraining.
As it stands right now, I don't really have any recorded stats, telling me I'm not doing a good enough job of pushing my envelope by lifting heavy enough, so hopefully soon I'll have them. Maybe this week I'll train for max's. I do have a bench max which is a somewhat respectable 225, but that was after at the end of a major 5 set series and without a spot.
I'll keep y'all posted, and we'll see if you're little intensity over volume theory works.
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Re: Time for a routine change
By this I mean for this week's training days I'm going to go for maxes to see where I'm at so I can start to get an idea about how heavy to do all the exercises in my routine. As it is I ten to go too light, so that will give me an indicatoin about how strong I am because I tend to underestimate.
Originally posted by GIS
Maybe this week I'll train for max's.