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SVR II deload question


#1

I started the SVR II template today. I am going to lift two days a week, Squat and Bench Sundays, Deadlift and Press Thursdays. Do you recommend a deload after the first 3 week cycle, or should I go two cycles back to back and then deload? Thanks.


#2

Deload simply depends on how you feel. If you don’t recover enough to start next cycle - do a deload, but if you’re still fresh - go on.


#3

[quote]FERCHCORE wrote:
I started the SVR II template today. I am going to lift two days a week, Squat and Bench Sundays, Deadlift and Press Thursdays. Do you recommend a deload after the first 3 week cycle, or should I go two cycles back to back and then deload? Thanks.[/quote]

This all depends on what you are doing outside the weight room. Most guys that are doing 2 days/week fall into 1 of 2 categories:

  1. Busy as hell.
  2. Conditioning as fuck.

The former usually don’t need a deload. The latter may.


#4

Well I walk about 7 miles a day, 5 or 6 days a week delivering mail. I guess that puts me somewhere in the middle.