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Thread: 2 or 3 days a week?

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    Wannabebig Member
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    2 or 3 days a week?

    I plan on going on a bulking phase for the next 3 months. Do you guys think a 2 day a week or 3 day a week program would be better?

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    Senior Member Hot Shot's Avatar
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    3days a week.Try the wanna be big program
    upper chest freak

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    Pretty Fly for an Old Guy W8_4_Me's Avatar
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    At least 3 days per week.

    I can't imagine working out less than that. I know many of you do that, and I'm not knocking it, but I know it wouldn't be enough for me.

    I am seriously thinking about adding a 6th day.
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    MA's Bionic Creation syntekz's Avatar
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    I'd go with 3 days a week.
    Last edited by syntekz; 02-02-2002 at 12:25 PM.

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    Bad Monkey! Nights's Avatar
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    Are you changing your split just because your bulking, or because it's not working for you? If it's just because your bulking, then I say change nothing except for your diet. You know you can progress with that routine.. If it's because it's not working for you, then I say try the three day a week. Two sounds too little to me (but then, that's just me . W8s' five day a week sounds like too much for me, but it obviously works for him. Damn individuality.)

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    As I Am Paul Stagg's Avatar
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    Why 2 or 3?

    2 would be 2 whole body workouts, more than likely.

    3 would be a push/pull/legs, or a 2 day split.
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