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    unemployed college grad jimlynch11's Avatar
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    Someone tell me which is best!

    Alright, soon I'm gonna be starting a new bulking phase, and I want all of your opinions about the best routine to go along with it. Right now I have been doing a 3 day split: chest tris, back bis, legs and shoulders going 5 days on and 2 days off.
    The two routines I have thought up as options for the bulking phase are:
    Option 1
    Day 1: Chest/Tris
    Day 2: Rest
    Day 3: Back/Bis
    Day 4: Rest
    Day 5: Shoulders/Legs
    Day 6: Rest
    REPEAT
    (Doing abs roughly every other workout day)

    Option 2
    Day 1: Chest/Abs
    Day 2: Back
    Day 3: Rest
    Day 4: Bis/Tris/Abs
    Day 5: Shoulders/Legs
    Day 6: Rest
    REPEAT

    What do you guys think would be the better choice? Do you have any other suggestions? My height/weight stats are all posted in my profile. During this time I would be taking 2-3 servings of ProLab's N-Large 2 a day as well as 3 meals. Should I just keep up the workout routine I've been doing? Or does one of these 2 options seem like a better choice?
    Thanks
    Last edited by jimlynch11; 11-21-2002 at 12:12 AM.
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    Height: 6'3"
    Weight: 175 lbs.
    Phase: Bulking UP

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    unemployed college grad jimlynch11's Avatar
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    Age: 21
    Height: 6'3"
    Weight: 175 lbs.
    Phase: Bulking UP

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    you bumped it 2 minutes after you posted it you son of a bitch.

    i like option 1 better.
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    I like option 1 also. The 4 day split you have listed doesn't seem balanced. And as for taking 2-3 serving of NLarge a day, man, that's a ton of cals. Make sure that even though you're bulking, its mostly muscle you're putting on and not just weight. I'd hate to bulk up 15 pounds and only have 4-5 of it be muscle.

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    Definitely option 1.
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    This is one of my favorites

    Day 1: Legs
    Day 2: Rest
    Day 3: Push (Chest shoulders tris)
    Day 4: Rest
    Day 5: Pull (Back bis)
    Days 6&7 rest

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    I've done and like both, the only change would be on the second one to switch arms and legs days and take the seventh day off on both routines as well.

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