Hey, just a quick question:
Say, for example, on my bis/tris day I do three sets of curls and three sets of pushdowns or whatever. Is it bad if, for timing purposes, right after I finish a set of curls of my first bi exercise I do a set of tris? Or should I wait untill all my bicep exercises are done before I move on to triceps. I say this because doesn't it accomplish the same thing if while waiting for my biceps to recover I go hit my triceps? Or does my body need a full 2 minutes without doing ANY exercises? Thanks
Thanks. I only ask because I have always done it and someone somewhere asked in what order to do WBB1 exercises in and got a reply pretty much saying "do it in muscle groups, wait for shoulders to be done before going to bis"
Well it is wise to target the 'bigger' muscle groups first. Do rows before curls, bench before tris, etc. That way when you train the larger groups, they won't be burned out already.
Training in antagonist pairs is a nice way to do it, especially for smaller muscles like bis and tris. Set of bis, short rest, set of tris, short rest ... until all sets are done. The rests between individual bicep sets and individual tricep rests are long enough to qualify as real breaks, and you clear lactate built up from working the agonist when you train the antagonist.
Mr. D, technically these aren't true supersets - the muscles are mutual antagonists, and there's rest between sets.
I'm not an advocate of "arm day", but I can see if someone is condensing an arrangement where they do, say, front squats and rdls, then bis and tris on a given day, something like this could fit in nicely.
I am sort ofunclear on what you are saying. If he does the arms with the legs, then I agree, its a nice arrangement.I'm not an advocate of "arm day", but I can see if someone is condensing an arrangement where they do, say, front squats and rdls, then bis and tris on a given day, something like this could fit in nicely.
However the way I read it is that, its a whole day dedicated to arms.
Haha no, I just thought it was the most basic example to choose from. I'm on WBB1
D - I was thinking something like dumbbell bicep curls with dips, say after squats and deads.
Even in Lyles UD2.0 book he talks about bench and row supersetting.