I've been using a push/pull/legs routine the last 3 months and now looking to change things up.
This is how my routine looked
M - am cv
T- am cv
F - Pull
S- am cv
S - Push
M - am cv
T - Pull
W - Legs
T - am cv
F - Push
Effectively hitting each upper body part every 4 or 5 days, and legs once a week.
Lifts have plateaued, so I'm going to change over from straight sets to ramping, as this method seems to have yielded good results for a lot of you on here.
My stats are 6"2 , 198 pounds. My diet is good, eating between 4000 and 5000 clean cals a day. Can post if you want.
Looking to bulk. When I bulked last year without any cv I got over 200 pounds, but put on a fair bit of fat, so thats why I've introduced cv in the last couple of months. Usually a light jog for 40 mins before breakfast 3x per week.
I'm currently taking time off from work as studying towards my MCSE. Passed 2 exams, 52 to go. Expect this to been finished in October. So at the mo I pretty much don't move, unless working out or my g/f comes over
So basically I have plenty of time to workout and rest which should help create an optimal environment for muscle growth.
I do like my current routine and would have liked to have stuck to it, but there's one part that bugs me, and thats my shoulders being much weaker during shoulder pressing movements after 2 chest exercises. When performing shoulders on their own day at the start of the year, i could manager 32kgx 7, but now I struggle to get 6 out of 30kg. Would you say thats a big problem, or would shoulder growth not be effected as they've already been hit in the chest excercises?
I was thinking about going back to 4 day split, hitting each muscle once per week, but I prefer hitting the upper body more frequently. Or another idea is chest with back day 2x per week, 1 legs day and a shoulders with arms day.
Any suggestions for a new routine. Do you think its necessary for shoulders to be at the start of session so I get the most out of them?
Look forward to your ideas.