The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
Latest Article

The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
More Recent Articles
Contrast Training for Size
By: Lee Boyce
An Interview with Marianne Kane of Girls Gone Strong
By: Jordan Syatt
What Supplements Should I be Taking? By: Jay Wainwright
Bench Like a Girl By: Julia Ladewski
Some Thoughts on Building a Big Pull By: Christopher Mason

Facebook Join Facebook Group       Twitter Follow on Twitter       rss Subscribe via RSS
Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1
    Banned
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Posts
    80

    how long do the triceps/biceps need to recover?

    biceps are farely same muscles and the triceps not that small
    how long do they need to recover and grow?

  2.    Support Wannabebig and use AtLarge Nutrition Supplements!


  3. #2
    Wannabebig Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    35
    You will feel when they have recovered IMHO, stick with lifting for a while and just trust the cues that your body is giving you. Set schedules and routines work great in the sense that they get you into the gym and get you working out, but if your biceps and triceps are screaming 'no' and you work out anyway that is a bad idea, and vice versa.

    Personally my biceps recover very quickly, and my triceps take quite a while relatively.

  4. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    cleveland, uk
    Posts
    0
    Depending on your diet and who you are any were from 24 hours to 72 hours if not longer. it obviously depends on how you hard you train etc as well
    my journal
    http://www.wannabebigforums.com/showthread.php?t=68545

    weight 202 - (bf around 14%)
    PR's
    Bench - 286
    deadlift - new pr on the 23/12/06 190 kilo (430 pound)
    squat - 264 ATF

    Goals

    200 pound at 10% bf by next summer

  5. #4
    Former Fatass Unreal's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    SLC,UT
    Posts
    3,084
    Only you can find out. Your body is unique. Thats why we are suggesting a premade routine until you know answers to questions like this. Just like asking how many calories, or how much protein you need. Only you can find out what your body likes.
    Nick V

  6. #5
    As I Am Paul Stagg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2000
    Location
    Baltimore, MD, USA
    Posts
    8,668
    Worry about systemic recovery.
    Squats work better than supplements.
    "You know, if I thought like that, I'd never put more than one plate on the bar for anything, I'd never use bands or chains, I'd never squat to parallel or below, and I'd never let out the slightest grunt when I lift. At some point in your lifting career (assuming you're planning on getting reasonably strong and big), you're going to have to accept that most people think you are some kind of freak." -Sensei
    "You're wrong, and I have a completely irrelevant pubmed abstract that may or may not say so." - Belial
    I has a blog.
    I has a facebook.

  7. #6
    Senior Member Meat_Head's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Posts
    3,315
    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Stagg
    Worry about systemic recovery.
    :withstupi

    Your biceps or triceps specifically not being fully recovered isn't gonna make much of difference in anything...
    Squat...Eat...Sleep...Grow...Repeat

  8. #7
    ...slow and steady...
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    55
    How long is a piece of string?

    Talk low, talk slow, and don't talk too much.
    John Wayne

  9. #8
    rampage don't squat bloodninja's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    the kitchen table
    Posts
    807
    I hope you're not asking because you want to train them 5 times a week.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •