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5 Day Split

Hi I just put together a new 5 day split routine and was just looking to get some thoughts and tips on it.

-Mon-Legs/Abs
-Tues-Chest/Tri/Calves
Wed-Back/Bi/Forearms
-Thurs-Off
-Fri-Shoulders/Traps/Abs/Calves
-Sat-Bi’s/Tri’s/Forearms
-Sun-Off

I’ve recently only been training arms once a week and usually like to mix it up between once a week and twice a week. Let me know what you guys think.
Thanks

[quote]cgeor1 wrote:
Hi I just put together a new 5 day split routine and was just looking to get some thoughts and tips on it.

-Mon-Legs/Abs
-Tues-Chest/Tri/Calves
Wed-Back/Bi/Forearms
-Thurs-Off
-Fri-Shoulders/Traps/Abs/Calves
-Sat-Bi’s/Tri’s/Forearms
-Sun-Off

I’ve recently only been training arms once a week and usually like to mix it up between once a week and twice a week. Let me know what you guys think.
Thanks[/quote]

need more info stats, experience etc.

[quote]cgeor1 wrote:
Hi I just put together a new 5 day split routine and was just looking to get some thoughts and tips on it.[/quote]

Yes, that looks fine. A 5 day split is usually the easiest to make because one would take the 5 largest muscle groups (back, chest, shoulders, legs, arms) and put one in each day. Moving beyond that some people break the legs up into quads and hams. An example of this would be

Day 1 (e.g., Monday) - Chest & Calves
Day 2 (e.g., Tuesday) - Back & Abs
Day 3 (e.g., Thursday) - Shoulders & Hams
Day 4 (e.g., Friday) - Quads & Abs
Day 5 (e.g., Saturday) - Arms

^Split^ Taken directly from Clay Hyght’s article:

** What day you throw in your ab and calf work is moot for the most part.

[quote]ryan.b_96 wrote:
need more info stats, experience etc.[/quote]
20 years old: Beginner
Asking for help with a 5 day split: Beginner
Put muscle groups instead of specific lifts: Bodybuilding

The guy is 20 years old and looking to set up a 5 day bodybuilding split.