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    2days/week chest and 1day/week legs?

    would this work? i'm doing a modified westside, and my legs never seem fully healed from ME day when i go to do DE

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    also i am more concerned w/ bench gains than squat/dl

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    Sure, it'll work fine. There's lots of West Side templates for various day combinations. Some people like an every other day cycle, making an eight day week:

    Monday: ME Bench

    Wednesday: DE Squat

    Friday: DE Bench

    Monday: ME Squat

    Wednesday: ME Bench

    and so on.

    Or you could look into Joe DeFranco's Westside For Skinny Bastards article. It's pretty good and covers an interesting three day Westside mod.
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    My first suggestion is to keep training both equally often... you'll adapt to the training, and you won't feel as beat down.. when you do, skip a ME lower day, or just do accessory work.

    The other alternative is an 8 day week, or even a MWF where you still do all 4 workouts, but only train MWF (or whatever non consecutive days you like.)
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    Sorry to sound like a noob, but I'm just curious what ME and DE mean?
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    I'm doing a split the same as Borris posted. on off days i do cardio too.
    works great and i've been doing this style for ~6months.
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    so basically no speed/ repetition leg days? i checked out defranco's stuff, seems like what i want. no matter how hard i work my chest, i can never work it like i work my legs. even doing more total sets, with equal intensity, i can never get my upper hafl close to as worked as my legs/hips area

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    Quote Originally Posted by jazer80
    so basically no speed/ repetition leg days? i checked out defranco's stuff, seems like what i want. no matter how hard i work my chest, i can never work it like i work my legs. even doing more total sets, with equal intensity, i can never get my upper hafl close to as worked as my legs/hips area
    When did I say no speed or repetition days? They're just as present as the ME days.


    Edit: Gotcha on the DeFranco stuff. My bad. For the legs he only does the one day because of the field work that his athletes are doing. You're a wrestler, if you're practicing hard then you might want to consider it.
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