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Maybe I'm Doing Too Much Volume??

Is it alright for a football player to be benching twice a week? I was thinking about rotating 5/3/1 protocol with a 5x3 DE speed day.
Let me know your thoughts I’d appreciate it.

  • Chase

Isn’t it the off season right now? What is your weekly football schedule like outside the weight room right now? What’s your nutrition / sleep / stress like? How much accessory / supplemental work are you doing? Restoration / recovery techniques being used? You should be fine benching twice a week like that, but there are alot of facters to consider what the overall effect will be.

Depends. Is benching twice a week helping you attain your goals? If so, then its fine.