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Your routine seems fine to me, its a matter of personal preference though. The key is to keep it short. Have lesser rest period (30-45 secs max). And consistently increase weight. It certainly helps doing compound routines rather than working on individual muscle groups. But there are some routines which mostly do not involve other muscle groups (biceps for ...


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The Problem 5kg is waaaaaay too much to add in a single jump for most lifts for most people after the very beginner stages. It's appropriate sometimes, but many times it's too significant an increase to be ready for the higher weight with good form. Some Solutions Fractional or otherwise smaller plates. Two 2.5kg plates should not be the smallest thing ...


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If you stop exercising you will, after about three to four weeks, slowly lose muscles. Muscles are "expensive" tissue and will only be conserved if there is a need for. Depending on how much muscles you have and how active you are outside the gym, your body will reduce the amount of muscles. Muscles don't turn into fat, but when you start losing muscles ...


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A trained female who dedicates her life to training for strength can easily outlift an untrained male. 90% of males at commercial gyms do not train for strength at all; none do SS or SL, pretty much all are novice lifters. A female who trains for strength will usually incorporate things such as pause bench, deficit deadlifts, block pulls... Everything is ...



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