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Most "guys in the gym" have absolutely no idea what they are doing. There are certain exercises that you can really do pretty much every day for the rest of your life with good results. If you were using a lot of weight, you might want to do them every other day. That's the premise behind most strength training plans: they pick the most valuable barbell ...


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What you’re describing is Exercise Adaptation, or, “training plateau”. It’s a common response to exercise stress. From the National Academy of Sports… The principle of adaptation refers to the process of the body getting accustomed to a particular exercise or training program through repeated exposure. As the body adapts to the stress of the new ...


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Lots of people train with full-body routines. They train legs and shoulders and back and biceps and triceps and all the rest on the same day. It works for many people. It might work for you--or it might not, depending on your specific training level and needs. I am not convinced that recovery has anything to do with whether one hits multiple muscle groups. ...


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I've just started experimenting with chest/back on the same day, and love the intensity. Although because it is time consuming, I've created my routine with chest/back supersets. I get a crazy good workout in 1 hour's time. I do 3 supersets that looks like this: Incline dumbbell chest press / superset with Wide Grip Weighted chinups. (both 3x6) Cable ...



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