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Old 08-10-2009, 03:53 PM
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I have been wotking out for about 3 months now and ive had an absolute mess of a routine. I would switch and put my own variations on things and now I feel week and over trained. So putting the old routine aside im starting a new one and i wanna know if this looks good to you guy so here goes.


dead lift
squat
bench press
clean
chin up
military press
bent over row
Dips
bicep curl
calf raises
Ab work
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Old 08-10-2009, 03:58 PM
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that's not a routine...that's just a list of exercises
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Old 08-10-2009, 04:03 PM
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Prolly shoulda been more specific.Ill do all the exercises 3 days a week 4 sets of 10 each.
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Old 08-10-2009, 04:28 PM
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Prolly shoulda been more specific.Ill do all the exercises 3 days a week 4 sets of 10 each.
What the hell was your old routine!?! Jesus that is too much.
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Old 08-10-2009, 04:54 PM
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Well that kinda sets me back. I would list my old routine but it sounds like you would be horrified. you guys have any suggestions on what my routine should look like? Im trying to gain mass.
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Old 08-10-2009, 05:01 PM
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look into something similar to rippetoe's starting strength.....google it no wonder you got burned out/overtrained....that's wayyyyyyyy too much workload.
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Old 08-10-2009, 06:09 PM
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Whats a good amount of time to take off since I'm over trained? 1week? 2 weeks? a month?
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A year.

Jk, there should be an informative thread on overtraining somewhere.
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Old 08-10-2009, 06:31 PM
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i think darkhorse explained it....somewhere.
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I am willing to bet you are nowhere close to being "overtrained".

Just eat, sleep and program your training. You'll be fine. Go to Ground Up Strength and read some of the articles out there. Eric Troy and Joe Weir (that would be Kane) do a great job of putting thoughts to words.
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