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    is it required to change routines?

    is it really necessary to be changing a routine ever 10 weeks, or if i like, i can stick to it and if anything, just modify and exercise here and there.

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    I would just change the routine if you stop seeing results from it i.e. your body has adapted to it. Plus, changing your routine keeps you from getting bored!

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    I agree with Beast. Normally, I would stick with a routine from anywhere to 8 to 10 weeks; this gives you adequate time to increase your strength for the routine. Muscles tend to adapt to routines (called plateau), so you need to change it up a little bit to shock your muscles into growth and to break the monotony of the workout. Hope this helps.
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    Yeah, i def change my up also, from boredom, and your body gets used to it.
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    I don't think it's necessary physically.

    You could definitely just switch up an exercise here and there without overhauling your entire routine- I think it's good for the mental side of lifting.

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    well crap guys, u took most of what i was gonna say but oh well it's said lol. i just change about every 2-3 months. it feels good to change, especially if you've already made good gains in your goal and r looking foreward to improving FURTHUR. it's not required, but plateau sucks a**
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    Stick with a routine until it stops working.

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