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    YaRgHHhH~ Stray's Avatar
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    Jul 2002
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    Weekly split advice needed

    Currently I'm doing a 3 day split of Upper body on Mon and Fri and Lower body on Wednesday.

    Would there be any glaring advantages/disadvantages to going to a 5 day split divided by major body parts? (exp.-Back/bi's one day,Legs another)

    The second option would allow me better to isolate the muscles...but I'm doing ok on the first routine so far.

    Any advice? (yeah I'm knit picking)

    "When you are not practicing, remember, someone somewhere is practicing, and when you meet him he will win." - Ed Macauley

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    Super Member II zwarrior99's Avatar
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    If you current routine is giving you results why change it.. Like the saying goes if it aint broke dont fix it..
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    GrapeApe ArjKing's Avatar
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    If you want to isolate, you could always meet yourself halfway and do a 4-day split rather than 5. I do Monday-Chest/Tri, Tuesday-Back/Bi, Thursday-Shouders, Friday-Legs. I was on WBB#1 routine but I didn't think 3 days was enough for me to make the gains I wanted to so I switched to this 4-day split. I think more than that I just wanted to go to the gym more
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