Been doing it for 5 months now and not bored at all. Push day (chest and tri's): bench. With a roster of top trainers and fun workout programs like yoga, strength-training, HIIT, and Pilates, you'll always find something that strikes your mood. Could be a combination of things, but it always helps to make sure you're drinking enough water. [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (1 child). Research seems to suggest HIIT routines are amongst the most successful in getting you fit fast. Welcome to r/Fitness! Also, the high frequency means that even if you don't have a great day, it's not a huge deal because you are coming back within the week to try again. German Volume Training (GVT) is a hypertrophy program designed by Charles Poliquin to shock the muscles with a significant increase in volume through 10×10 sets. This allows for high workout frequency and a full body split workout … Or times where I felt wired immediately after my last set which made sense, because they say at some points you are training your CNS (central nervous system) more than anything. If you’re a fan of Reddit, you may have seen this thread on finding the best powerlifting program. Some are masterpieces, some are duds. I'm getting bored of my standard workout routine.. [–]klethraTriathlon 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (2 children), The first result will probably be the one designed by coolcicada, [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago* (0 children), RDL/Leg Press(alternate - if squat, then RDL and vice versa - Moderate). I started doing Chloe ting challenges at the beginning of quarantine, but kind of abandoned working out in general when I got a new job. I always do the basic compound lifts (dead, squat, OHP, and bench) on their respective days, but I allow myself to experiment with other movements I see on /r/fitness or bodybuilding.com for the rest of the workout. However, P90X is only one of several great at-home workout programs — and it’s certainly not the cheapest. Get a sweat going and activate the glutes / core. Because I don't have to think about it, it's designed for the long haul, and it works better than anything I've tried before. It raises your blood pressure enormously. I really like the Smolov routine for squats. [–][deleted] 3 points4 points5 points 4 years ago (0 children). [–]KAROWD 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). Heavy = 2 sets of 5 reps, last set AMRAP. Came here to say this too. [–]thepielord 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children), [–]jtazevedo12 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children). I believe that its how its supposed to work. Your heart gets cues that it is working hard enough. Phrak's GSLP. I lost 20 pounds in 6 months when I started walking to work. Fun on a bun err day, [–]I_Forgot_My_Pen 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children), PPL. [–]GeoM56 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children). Short term aim squat 100kgx5, dead, bench, OHP and weighted pull up. [–]qwuyhet 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (1 child), he means hammer strength incline press machine, [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (4 children). [–]arebeekin-tellectual 34 points35 points36 points 4 years ago (1 child). It takes less than 4% of your day to squeeze an exercise … It’s been designed by our team of prep coaches to give you all the tools you need to carve out a podium physique. Let's push each other to become better everyday! This worked best for me in terms of assisting with strength gains and gaining muscle mass, [–]KreativeBreed 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (1 child). I'm fortunate enough to have a few good trails right outside. If not, then any compound movements using bodyweight or dumbbells will train your muscles. Love the whole body workout from it. This program is hard work. I've had the best success with an upper / lower split 4x per week. Tactical Barbell Operator template + black conditioning protocol. The best. [–]ByizoBasket Weaving 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (3 children). Layne Norton's PH3. The Garmin Forerunner 745 has top notch fitness tracking, a solid battery life, and also comes with suggested workouts for a smart training plan. [–]NorthwardRM 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (1 child), [–]NobleKuemin 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children). I could stick to this program for a long time. Is it possible top just run 5/3/1 for as long as you want, just put on new numbers? [–]Loopus1620 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children). This is a really great resource...thank you! [–]dmcand3 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children), [–]RareBearToe 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (1 child). Especially the quickness of the entire routine. [–]Schmedes 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). Also, Wendler's 5/3/1 with recovery days is excellent (esp when I'm in season for soccer), [–]ML2128 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children), Everything is fairly straightforward and explained so that a beginner can understand, [–]NpadPowerlifting 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). It really works because it hits the 2x per week frequency that I overlooked before and it's also not 6 days a week, so it's easy to commit. Partly because it's the one I'm doing right now and partly because I like that it switches up more from workout to workout. [–]polarbarestare 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children), Sat - rest or outside fun ( ie snowboarding), Sunday - full body (high reps, focus on If I do DB press with 35kg each for 3x10 for example, I won't be able to do 30kg 3x10 shoulder press on the same day anymore although I easily do that on my shoulders day. [–]Andruboine 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (2 children). -DoggCrapp was just a fun break from the norm as far as training goes. [–]Fletch71011Volleyball 64 points65 points66 points 4 years ago (41 children), [–]WookieNerfherder 10 points11 points12 points 4 years ago (0 children). I love my routine, hasn't gotten boring to me at all. No one is going to blame you for skipping a set or even a video on a certain day because you feel like crap. Alternate for six days. If you aren't used to caffeine I can confirm this. I've started with PPL and I figured I needed to change a few things on my route: I believe having shoulders and chest on a single day means not having sufficent enough training to either body part. There's so much to do for them, [–]ezFinesse 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (2 children). [–]IdFuckBernieSanders 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children). The Best Workout Apps for 2021. [–]NotoriousDER 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (0 children). I'm seriously asking. Front & side raises, (or side to front/ front to side raise much more difficult), seated dumbell press/ arnie press, shrug variations, face pulls, (bent over) external rotation. If you exercise regularly, the lightheadedness is not going to cause any damage. The one that gives me the big muscles. My routine is PPL but when it comes to finals all bets are off. How long does it take you to get through??? It sucks to drive/travel an hour after running:(, [–]SpaceCowboy58 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (0 children). I really like it because the workouts take less time, and seem to have more impact than SL5x5. I live 15 minutes from the gym (in traffic) so the whole operation + showering and a post workout shake ends up taking 3 hours out of my evening. The Best Online Fitness Programs to Stream From the Comfort of Your Own Home. Then you’ll move into a circuit workout… Reddit PPL. It's a perfect mix for building strength and size, and it's super gratifying to be able to walk out of the gym with a new PR on a daily basis, [–]Andy_B_GoodeBrazilian Jiu Jitsu 10 points11 points12 points 4 years ago (3 children). I love working my calves 4-5 times a week, noticeable improvement and you get over the soreness pretty quick. Arnold's Blueprint to Mass, I've been lifting for a few years now and no plan has produced the same results as his. Nothing better than when your life flashes before your eyes and everything goes to black. I call it "Do the thing": I do something active every day, in the past two weeks I've done kettlebell circuits, boxing with pads, pick-up basketball, spin class, heavy barbell lifts, ran to and from work, rowing machine, ice skating, WHATEVER. I don't see them necessary at all to build a strong back. Yeah, I always lean on something or bend over to recover if I'm getting lightheaded. [–]rocket-surgery 10 points11 points12 points 4 years ago (0 children). So, my lifting is designed primarily to support my weight loss. [–]Nerdshet_pls 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). I'm currently doing SL too and couldn't be happier. 1. I used to do 2 sets of 100 before bed and my thighs were a lot firmer. It is structured a bit different than other programs and is definitely worth checking out if you’re … Came here looking for running. [–]dylandotts 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (3 children), [–]Voltrondemort 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (2 children). Take it easy for a bit and get back into it. 6' 1" went from 195 to 175. Putting on 12lbs in 6 weeks was pretty cool too. [–]dreadspartan 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children). [–]RoyGilbertBiv 7 points8 points9 points 4 years ago (0 children). You finish the set and relax your core. also for the light-headedness: I've found making sure I've eaten within a few hours before gym helps. [–]RPGoon 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children), [–]Supsoni 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). Cycle: 6 Day Split, 2 days workout, 1 day off, 2 days workout… [–]Inakidba 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (1 child). https://www.t-nation.com/training/the-best-damn-workout-plan-for-natural-lifters. What is your favorite workout routine and why? I always get light headed after DL and more so after a set of bent over rows. [–]WhiteAlSharpton 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). I love learning and I have to constantly find new challenges to stay motivated. Got injured and took a couple months off. Wednesday is Legs and Shoulder I also do BodyPump at my gym, which is basically a weight lifting class that is choreographed to music. It … Gives you great upper body posture. What's the point of having people guess your body fat? © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. Currently in bed unable to move. [–]Screamineagle155 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). I hated deadlifts until I felt how to properly load my hamstrings and posterior chain. It's like how in high school you were taught to only write one certain way for certain things, but once you get into college they give you more freedom on how you can write. I also drink coffee right before I go which might be worth trying, but hey I ain't no doctor. To the mods, yes, I've read the FAQ, but I just wanted to pick r/fitness member's brains here on what routines they like and why. My thighs are my problem area and I’m wondering if anyone here has had success in losing thigh fat/building muscle/toning their legs with any of her programs. I still get anxious just thinking about the program, and I ran it back in 2006. This one is a killer. [–][deleted] 7 points8 points9 points 4 years ago (1 child), [–]AndreasDeBoer 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (0 children). Full body exercise and it's really hard to get seriously injured. I do not have the privilege of doing intermediate routines, but I really love the idea of Wendler 5/3/1. When I find myself growing grim about the mouth I attempt one called "Kalsu" - every minute on the minute do 5 burpees then fill the remaining time with 135 lb. [–]McSlurryHole 81 points82 points83 points 4 years ago (38 children). Friday repeats Tuesday. So when you feel lightheaded - bend over or sit down fast until it passes. Now my back is suuuuper sore and for some reason ny neck is in pain and i cant turn my head. I like to run because it's social (I run with friends and we chat as we go) and races are fun. I mean the exercise is nice, it's manly, it requires effort - but I believe from my personal experience it's not an exercise for hypertrophy oriented muscle building. How awesome is it to know you're picking up your bodyweight and then some! I'm a huge fan of what Mike Tuscherer (I hope I spelled that right) has come up with. Max effort & dynamic effort keeps me feeling like i'm doing new shit all week long, and the flexibility in the programming keeps me interested. There are over 200 comments here that have lots of feedback on programs … The pump is awesome and the rep scheme is high volume. Running this program … Goal is to hit 100 total thrusters for time. Caffeine is great for getting one pumped for the gym, but the caffeine also dehydrates you a bit. I stopped drinking caffeine and now I have this issue. **Let me clarify something: I don't do abs on any of the days, that shortens my time of exercise. Chest week 1: Bench press 6x3, fly 6x3, incline press 6x3, cable work 6x3, etc. Posterior chain exercise, like stiff leg deadlift, GHR, rack pull, deficit DL, etc. I would go back down to 205, and only jump up by 10 lbs. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. 5-day split, Chest -> Back -> Legs -> Shoulders -> Arms. [–]dmcand3 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (1 child). 5 sets of a compound lift and heavy weight is really draining. dips 3 x 15. seated triceps press. I know it's not a lot, but I deadlifted 200lbs the other day (I weigh 155). 5/3/1 Boring But Big. Anyway you can PM the PPL workout plan? This is a lot of time. Get fit while staying at home with the best streaming workout subscriptions By Ed Oswald May 8, 2020 Free is good, and there’s a lot of free online workout options right now. Such an organized and scientifically backed schedule. This workout program is a great way to help your body prepare for years of progress in the gym. I do too, and do not have this issue either. Now more than ever, fitness … [–]qonu_ 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (0 children). I have had the same issues in the past trying to go for some really heavy weight. Takes some of the stress out of lifting. Because it covers everything (strength, conditioning, muscular endurance etc) in a smart progressive/periodized approach. Single arm linear jammer is a new one I have tried that is really fun. -5/3/1 teaches a ton about the value of logical and sustainable progression, the value of assistance work, how to intelligently program your training, and how to adapt and make changes as needed. Discuss your favorite videos, share your progress and struggles, and ask questions! I do mostly 5x5 + heavy bag workout ( kickboxing ) 3 times a week. It combines three workouts: a push workout, a pull workout, and a legs workout – run twice each week. That's a really good analogy. [–]5amu3l00Powerlifting 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children), I'm only just past 2 plates (20lb over) but i love doing them, even though I have to do 9 sets, [–]Purecorrupt 3 points4 points5 points 4 years ago* (0 children). All compound lifts.. you do indeed feel quite strong after doing this a while. Charity … You can also be done with the exercise quick (though I find it takes me 10-15 min to recover from all the insanity). Sit on a Swiss ball, resting the dumbbells on your thighs. [–]kinkakinka 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). I really want more on the Shoulders, so I'm going with your Arm-day and shoulder-day respectively. [–]ezFinesse 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (4 children). Remember, these plans are not designed to improve strength or power. but once i completed it, i was seriously shocked at how much slimmer & firmer my thighs were. Veins fill with blood. [–]dylandotts 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children). The five-by-five program is one that is quite popular among those who are looking to gain a high amount of strength and muscle mass. moment. All you need is your phone and an internet connection. Hopefully I'll be able to go 4x a week and really get in the volume I need! Chest-Back-Legs/Shoulders-Triceps-Biceps. Then cool down by hiking out. Vertical press, like OHP, DB military, incline press variation, etc. Apple recently launched two new Watches, the Series 6 and the SE. I've barely explained the concepts of RT, but I encourage anyone who enjoys powerlifting, and like high frequency to go check out his site, reactivetrainingsystems.com I think. This 8-week workout plan to get ripped promises maximum shredability. Saturday and Sunday are for whatever I want to do if I even feel like working. Careful. I am not very serious about it, mainly keeping a good shape. Why because having chest on a Monday means Monday is now a day to look forward to. Just feels so free. I switched to PPL after about a year after I started training and haven't gone back. I was a monster at those. How on earth are you finishing an SL workout in half an hour? Cool, I think I'll try those whenever I have the time and energy. i second the 25-day slim thigh challenge! SO MUCH VARIATION!! By Dana Baardsen and Mara Santilli. … A lot of these exercises work your core at the same time they target your main muscle. Resistance band work: practical and you can hit the muscle groups that free weights sometimes miss. My thoughts exactly. What is your favorite workout routine and why? oddly, when i did it i felt like no progress was being made because i didn't "feel the burn" in my legs every day. Week 2: Pull up to failure x3, body weight row to failure x3 (feet grounded), as above 12x3. PR'd my 1-rep squat today and I attribute Joker Sets to that progress and being able to do a couple of extra heavy singles. You know, that sounds like it could be the best of both worlds and a lot of fun. Lyle Macdonald wrote a piece on this and said PPL is solid but you use you're shoulders way to much on push and pull days. HOWEVER, if you pass out and fall down, you could easily hit something on the way down and do some real damage. Warmup with some kettlebell work. 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