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How much longer? And training legs,chest,back,biceps twice a week any good?with the same intensity? The deadlift spans all fitness realms: it’s one of nine foundational CrossFit exercises, one of three powerlifts, ubiquitous in Strongman, and even finds a place in Olympic weightlifting programs. I was hoping you could give me your opinion on my workout plan and tell me if you think there are any changes i should make. At one point I never hit a peak and was benching 405 pounds when I had to quit. Do you have additional advice/recommendations for knee recovery? Deadlifting means recovery time after the lift. Tucked planche same time intervall, Day 3 I’d still recommend 3 days a week but then for extra calorie burn do something different 2-3 other days (swimming, intense cycling, bootcamps, or similar). It’s more like 50% longer. (Certainly true for me – whenever I do hard training 3 days in a row I start to break down.) @Josh – it’s nearly impossible to overtrain (as clinically defined) with a 3-day a week routine. I’m a fan of full body compound workouts, I just like their simplicity and effectiveness. Please help!? 3 reps with 30 kg 175,261 views, The Big 7 – The Seven Most Important Weight Training A second point relates to recovery. Like I stated above, my lungs or “wind” has much improved; however, my concern is my muscle strength. Jimmie. Progress does take time and don’t get too bummed out if some areas stall for a little bit. I’ll save the lecture, and stick to the facts:  there’s a continuum of intensity and most of us are in the middle. My questions are these. 5 x 12 deadlift (50% of max) 1 x 15 deadlift (60 % of max) 3 x 10 Romanian deadlift (40% of max) – Ensure you have good form and drop the weight if needed. My doctor told me what signs to look out for that would let me know if it was unsafe and I never saw them. From there on use the mixed grip. Again, you seem to have done this so you might know more than me on this! Hitting deadlifts for fifty-plus reps in a workout for time is a recipe for disaster. As far as nitric oxide, it’s crap. Question #2: Double Overhand or Mixed Grip or Hook Grip? Due to the benefit of engaging lots of muscle groups at once, they need some time to heal post-workout. You are far from a couch potato! The only nit I would have is that you are essentially using lats 3 days out of 5 (deads use lats, and of course so do chinups, pullups, rows; but upright rows not so much); so if it were me, I’d put horizontal rowing on Day1 but then instead of doing both chinups and pullups on Day1, I’d rotate them (do chinups on day 1, pullups day 6, etc.). I’ve now decided to give a figure competition a try in spring 2013. Thanks for the great advice as always. Couple this with the fact that weightlifters pull from the ground at percentages of their clean and snatch that are perfect for training the deadlift, and there is a strong argument for weightlifters leaving the deadlift well alone. I just have a couple quick questions, so I won’t take much of your time. Exhaust all the above grip options first though. When you are just starting out, full-body workouts every other day are perfect. If you have a specific question, perhaps the forum would be a good place since that’s a bit off topic. Best to be 100% focused on the chest and back, do those as compound lifts, with intensity. To make this easier to digest and act on, I’m going to score each recommendation in the rest of this article into three buckets: a) tend towards a 2-day muscle recovery period, b) tend towards a 3-day muscle recovery period, c) tend towards a full week to rest your muscles. Then a down set of 12 reps. Light day, same routine but 70% of heavy day. Since I last wrote you, I am noticing an increase in my push-ups, sit-ups, and 1.5 mile run time. As I wait to leave for their training class, I am trying to become as physically fit as possible. and burn about 350 calories . Hands on evaluation is needed. If you’re shaped like me, it’s probably sumo. if these are not too intense, or if they aren’t full-body, then you are probably over-recovering. -DAY 7. I did make good gains, but I noticed I was much stronger whenever I took a week off. To protect your back? Actually you could even do a test to see how intense your workouts really are. high with PPLR then great; if not, drop back to PPRLR. Using straps is recognizing a weak link in your chain, one that you need to strengthen through other grip work. I’ m not young anymore so I’d slowed down a bit, kids,work, and life. at a competition. -DAY 3. Additionally, a lot depends on stance. – purchase a program and follow it (there are many good ones, including some on the right side of this page, and they include ongoing online support) but even the free routine in 3 Months To A New You I do know how to lose weight quickly (I’ve did it before) and I incorporate weights into that. I should be able to burn fat okay without it, but would it help much to use it while dieting? For lifting, I wouldn’t bother carb-loading per se but if you want to eat your carbs at night that’s fine. A couple quick answers would be fine here, since I know you are busy, such as “3 days a week is enough and nitric oxide is best for building muscle and not burning fat” or something like that. So I do a heavy lower body once per week, but do each move every other week. (StatePoint) More Americans are investing their time and energy in the pursuit of fitness these days, with the percentage of people belonging to gyms and health clubs nearly doubling from 2000-2017, according to Statista. people say my regime sucks but ive been making gains so should i stick with it or change it up? I don’t count reps, I use a timer to record time under tension (TUT) with a medium cadence (between Super Slo and typical fast cadence) to minimize use of momentum and reduce reps on my joints. With all these factors, there’s no way to have a universal rule! The Art and Science of Building Lean Muscle Mass and An Awesome Physique for Men Over 40. I eat close to 2200 calories a day(healthy calories), take in at least 160 grams of protein(75-100 grams of whey) and plenty of carbs, along with around 6-8 hours of sleep each night, and “rest time”. Thurs – Cardio My friend Skip LaCour has some programs around that, as well as Vince Delmonte. So am I a beginner or intermedate, is full body workout system suitable for me, because i know how to sore muscle…and 3 times bench press per week is a lot…. As we move into the recovery process which usually will begin following the first 3-4 days of more acute inflation following the initial injury it is important to understand these concepts and a few others. @David – good for you for starting up again! I would like to build muscle mass and then after being satisfied with my new shape and definition, taper off and maintain a leaner me. Learning to breathe hard with and against the belt to make the most of it is just as much of a skill as learning to breathe without one. Powerlifting heavy weights. (I recommend only 2-way or 3-way splits.). Day 6; pecs and lats. Stick with it. In fact, all of, Forgive my presumption here, but I bet you are not making your workouts as intense as they need to be to see sustained progress. I am having difficulty increasing the number of push-ups, pull-ups, and sit-ups that I am able to do. Hi Sir Darrin I need your advice, what do you think of my new routine…, Monday: Legs & Chest Keep doing what you are doing. The lowering of the bar, the eccentric part of the lift, adds to this recovery time or even multiplies it. Monday: Chest/shoulder/tri Dropping the bar allows you to reset yourself into a consistent lifting position each time. I’ve did this in the past before and it seems to work well for me. General guideline:  smaller muscles – tend towards 2 days; larger muscles – tend towards 3+ days; and then there are the back muscles hit by deadlifts – tend towards once a week. Heyy darrin,Am 24,started working out 2days back,well my instructor never told me anything about about slipt work out, so i undoubtedly worked every part,legs,arms,back,chest,thats on the first day) and its been 2days now, am in lots of pain, plus my arms cant leave the stiff position. I’m one of them. I then designed my own program and went with what my results and body were telling me, and I put a full inch on my arms in 3 months! Handstand pushups 3 x 5 In fact, all of The Big 7 exercises hit multiple muscle groups. If you want me to intro you or just direct you to some specific programs, either post to the forums or send me an email to support | @ | (without the |). The opposite consideration, in fact - more is less. ... My favorite for this is the simple single leg deadlift. @jimmy – for fat loss, the #1 strategy is related to eating. Then, after 6 weeks or so, try a PPLR and see how you feel for a few weeks. How do you know if it stops working? And because there are so many factors, this is a very long article. @Christina – Unless you are “insanely intense” in those 20 minutes, it’s unlikely you are causing enough stimulation to the muscles or joints that you need recovery days. But the more experienced you are, the more you’ll need extra recovery days. Pyramiding 5 sets works best, because of the thorough warm up, going with the last 2 or 3 sets to failure. Darrin , I have reached that point , not getting any stronger or bigger . Successful pulling requires that you proactively create a positive emotional climate. I have worked so hard i have developed some tendonitis…. There no way I (or anyone) could give you the magic answer via a post online but you clearly have dedication and you will continue to make progress. sounds awesome! Maybe even your intensity might not be high, but it really depends on your recovery and deadlift goals. They key is to not give up – for the first few weeks you’ll be sore after every workout (assuming you work pretty hard). I disagree in the fact that for many people controlled use of straps is acceptable and useful in order to get stronger. The Correct Deadlift Form. I’ve scaled back my poledance teaching to 3/4 hrs a week. However the sumo may be better if longevity is the main aim of your game. Every time I have ever lifted in the past, I’ve always did full body workouts 3 times a week. Kelly Mettling. Question #5: Touch-and-Go or Drop the Bar? Also, when I do lift weights, I seem to get a lot stronger very quickly. Day 3; off. I always did 3 sets of 6 reps on all my lifts. @paige – self-myofacial release via foam rollers or golf balls seems to benefit most people for recovery, though it might by psychosomatic. What are you doing right? Deadlifts are hard enough to recover from already. But just because you aren’t shaped like a primate doesn’t mean you should shun this primitive lift. @beau – ok, if your progress really is stalled, you have a few options: Hello Darrin, I’d appreciate your feedback. Total Rest. Volume weeks and recovery weeks both use a 5x5 rep scheme for the majority of the program. Your article seem to be informative and intelligent, You’ve done that before? @markusik – a month at a resort? The slower muscle fibers are designed for endurance activities – jogging, for example. Do the front lever with assistence band 10 sek x 6. 1.5 mile run/shoulders/deltoids/trapezius/squats/calves/abs Q&A: Cortisol, Hydration, Anti-Nutrients, and Deadlift Recovery. Or a “pulling” day, a “pushing” day, a “squats” day, and a rest day (then repeat). Any of the following: ongoing joint pain, loss of motivation to work out for more than a few weeks, no longer getting stronger, gaining fat, etc. Make your recovery a priority and you’ll be able to train hard and remain injury-free. Darrin , I am a 64 year old man who has always been very active . Do I need more rest between workouts ? The marketing pitch is that it’s for muscle building, not really fat loss. My workout routine is: So my question is, due to the high volume of the bridge method, should I expect my deadlift to suffer somewhat and reduce the weight? Jimmie. This can be based on a number of factors including gender, relative strengths, general preference, and body type. @kpatrick – yes I have advice. @Obz – I like them. One final preamble. Or legs/chest/back. I agree in the fact that caution is required. 1.5 mile run/30-45 of cardio on elliptical machine(s) – Day 2 consists of a 1.5 mile run, 30 mins of intense elliptical workout, push-ups, wide push-ups, push-ups with my legs alleviated, isolated chest sets, isolated tricep sets, and lastly, a dip assistance machine with sets until failure (I can’t do anymore). Unfortunately, it’s also one of the hardest to answer. Bars, The Big 7 – The Seven Most Important Weight Training As an aid to lift more weight? If you need to build strength, conventional could well be the answer due to its impressive posterior chain development. Thursday: Legs & Chest One day, I was doing sets of five on front squats w/chains. Right now, I’m modifying my workouts to keep the stress off my knees by either doing light lowerbody workouts or skipping the lowerbody altogether. The only thing I would caution you on is having “arms” in your workout. The Truth About Muscle Recovery Time – Short Version Thank You , Beau Brannan. Just wanted to say that I’m impressed that you follow-up with all these replies to a 3 year-old thread. Use lower back stretches and foam rolling to help stretch out sore muscles from deadlifts. And of course, the more intense, the more recovery needed. Here’s an article for you: I have become passionate about working out I do not want to be old and feeble. Any suggestions? So, 180lbs. It can be more complicated, but let’s leave it at that. For that very reason, many professional powerlifters rarely deadlift heavy. . That’s why 3-way split routines, with lots of isolation movements, are ok for bodybuilders. Im 25yrs old 5’7 tall 75kgs… I want to gain muscle and strength. There is little point using this technique with heavy weight during training. But all of the recommendations I make interact with each other – you can’t look at just one factor and say “ok, the ideal recovery time is X”. Enjoy! Could you give a suggestion as to how many sets and reps for building mass? I’m not the most intense lifter out there, but I do my best and if I can complete the 3 sets of 6, then I go up by 5 pounds the next time. I’m a 60 year old man trying to get my bench up to about 400, raw, younger, I hit 535. I guess I’ll continue to do that until I can’t see any more gains or when I’m ready to mix it up. Here are a couple of key points about this program: If you're really pushing the intensity, you can probably only do a max effort twice per week, and you're going to need 48-72 hours between sessions. I wasn’t sure if more days than that would hurt me or not. The deadlift places a lot of stress on the central nervous system (CNS) and has a long recovery time. Wed – Legs/abs I am retired and don’t want to become a couch potato . How do you feel about this? My workout routine has consisted of a 3 days ON – 1 day OFF – 3 days ON – 1 day OFF…etc, etc routine. Thanks , Beau. A second point relates to recovery. You can always progress in the beginning even with lack of sleep. Hi Jarand – I have no idea, but it does seem unusual. Going back to old program, when I did that. The less intense your workouts, the less recovery time those muscles need. This program considers all factors required to ensure you have optimum recovery for your deadlift sessions, and to help you build a structurally balanced … @matthew – can you give a sense of the # of reps you are stuck at? And for getting back in the gym, I’d treat you as a beginner if you were in my group. It seems like you are a Phys Ther so you will know the difference between soreness that you can work through and soreness that needs extra rest. If I push through it at the next workout, they will swell up and really pain me. Since it worked for me in the past, I will do as you advised and go with the 3 time a week full body workout. Anecdotally, some guys will say that their smaller muscles take longer to recover. I’m able to workout 3 times a week but at the moment I’m trying to cut down as I have a little unwanted body fat from a recent bulk. It either came down to lifting weights or sleeping so I could afford to put a roof over my head. Time Course of Recovery is Similar for the Back Squat, Bench Press, and Deadlift in Well-Trained Males. My knees pop, ache, and get stiff after a strenuous leg workout. It’s not uncommon for some to take 14 days to recover from a hard workout. Yes, I’m shaped like an ape. you must be very proud of the progress you have made! It all comes down to one simple fact: burn more calories than you take in. Here are six deadlifting questions I get asked on constant basis. Any suggestions? 5 reps with 20 kg As far as your other changes to the routine, I think your new one is better based on your particular goals. However, if you are only concerned with your powerlifting total, try both deadlift styles if you haven’t already. That said, from your previous post you seen to know how to lose fat! a lot more. You’ve been a great help. That said, I’ll try to step off the soapbox and simply describe the effect that different routines have on recovery time…. @Matthew – re: pullups and chins ups, I’ve written a few articles on how to increase so just do a site search and you’ll find them. A little bit about myself, I am 15, I go to the gym 4 times a week and have been going for about 4months now. Forgive my presumption here, but I bet you are not making your workouts as intense as they need to be to see sustained progress. This is what I plan to do, so please tell me what you think. @Doug – sorry, you’ll need to see someone who isn’t on the internet. a) eat more. What would you recommend. all can be done daily. Great article. Can you recommend any recovery techniques so that my knees don’t sideline my lower body workouts? You hit every muscle group in every workout, or 3x/wk per muscle. Here are the factors: Things Related To Your Workouts Themselves, Things You Control, But Outside The Weight Room. I have gradually progressed on my weights for 120 days, on average my weight load on the machines is raised about 4% every week. I also golf 3-4 days a week March through October , walking 18 holes when I play . In fact, you should only be hitting max singles during testing, i.e. While there are measures we can take to relieve pain associated with the deadlift, such as applying ice for 15–20 minutes every couple hours for the first three days, followed by 15–20 minutes of a moist hot pack beginning on the fourth day, this will do nothing if you do not take time … During your training, it’s just not worth it. It goes away. My response to this question depends on who you are and what you train for. I just wanna run my training routine with you. @Cassius – it’s pretty hard to say, based just on what you wrote. If you are able to drop the bar where you train, it makes sense to me to do so. For every lifting exercise I use, I will do 2sets of 10reps on as high a weight as I can do and then for the last set I will increase the weight and do 6reps for strength. I am 19 years old and have just started working out again for the first time since high school (about a year in a half ago). A 3-way split example is legs/upper pushing/upper pulling. Once again, the impact on your recovery is simply not worth the squeeze for the small increase in weight. Even if the muscles feel ready, the nervous system takes more time to recover. I also strongly encourage you … But don’t bench press 3x/wk. So could you please recomend whether I should keep my current routine or do isolate muscle routines and if so can you tell me some exercises I can do for each muscle as I cant think of any that dont end up using other muscles anyway. Required fields are marked *, Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. For nearly three solid months, I was adding 5 pounds to my bench every time I lifted, which was 3 times a week. Try the free program at the top of this page. I’ll probably lose the 100 pounds in about 3 months or so, since I’ve been really good at losing weight in the past. If your routine calls for you to isolate particular muscles, then you can lift more frequently. Save your money and buy healthy food (since that’s a little more expensive than junk food) and you’ll be much happier. @Matija – you need more rest. “If two days later, you can lift the same weight for the same exercise for the same reps, then you most likely weren’t at maximum lifting intensity the previous workout.” Along with my physical job of catering aircraft, I felt exhausted much of the time, especially after each workout, as I was also going to failure most of my sets. Im 63 years old been working all mucscle groups for 8 months every other day. An easy bike ride, for example. Foam Rolling - Invest in a foam roller to get the soreness out of your hips, hamstrings and glutes. Think of recovery as a flow that follows a simple wave. And some people do 4-way splits by adding in either shoulders or arms. A lot are junk but some are really sound. After reading your article, I’m assuming my problem is not giving my muscles the proper time to rest in order to increase my repetitions. Hi, I’ve talked with you before and you’ve given me some excellent advice. Just an update. Tuesday: abs i worry about doing isolations the day before an intense full-body compound workout b/c i worry you might be non-recovered and thus not able to lift intensely. Remember not to be too impatient. On day 10 I haven’t noticed my arms limiting my other lifts, or my abs limiting my deadlifts (not that they have much freeweight here), so I’m thinking this is sustainable while I have the time. Eventually I quit, and only started back up when I was 55. The worst thing any newbie or beginner can do is jump into split routines. I have been doing this for about 19 months and have noticed good gains , I am stronger and bigger now than at any time in my life . In getting ready for the last tournament it seemed like I was almost hurting my muscles more than helping them. You have already done the lift, and the hard part of it at that. Note that I only get 4hrs sleep on a Wednesday and Thursday night due to work and school run then straight in the gym. Please make a commitment to post a comment below ok? For example, here’s a non-detailed description of my routine: – Day 1 consists of a 1.5 mile run, 30 mins of intense elliptical workout, wide chin-ups, close chin-ups, pull-ups, isolated bicep sets, isolated lower back sets, isolated upper back sets and lastly, a pull-up/chin-up assistance machine with sets until failure (I can’t do anymore). Another thing I learned that afforded me so much quick improvement, was taking the same number of grams of protein supplement per day, as my body weighs in pounds. Or maybe you’ve heard 72 hours. The bench press was always performed in week 2 with the squat and deadlift order counterbalanced between weeks 1 and 3. That’s getting a little off subject, but I just wanted to mention it because I always wondered if I rested more between working out, perhaps my muscles would grow faster and I would make even more gains. I eat a high protein diet with protein shakes daily on days I work out . Any feedback will be appreciated. The workaround is to do 2-way or 3-way splits. Wednesday and Sunday). I am a 39 year old women who has recently, within the last year lost 50 pounds. LeanLifters Members get the full article. I’m 45 years old and need a bit more time to recover. I found your article via Google search on muscle recovery. trying now to take a day off occasionally. I need to lose about 80 to 100 pounds of accumulated fat (by the way, I’m 39 years old), and I want to lose it before I start building muscle. Since you have had a 2x bench in the past, I’m sure you know that getting there takes tremendous effort and planning. Also moderate impact aerobic exercise or even very light plyometric exercises (jumping jacks, running in place) cause my knees to need long recovery time. Get updates and special offers delivered directly to your inbox. Considering my age and that my workouts are intense going to total failure for each exercise, my guess is maybe I’m not giving adequate recovery and I’m stopping my calorie surplus too soon (36 hours instead of 48-60 hours). I then start the next week on Monday doing back/bi and do chest/shoulder/tri on Wednesday and alternate those every week, getting 3 workouts of each every two weeks. Trap bar pulls resemble a cross between a squat and a deadlift. I’ve lifted in the past but never could stick with it because of a full time job. Do that for your first 90 days at least, and recovery is unlikely to be an issue (especially since, by your own admission, you are not an intense lifter). Today’s episode is a big Q&A catch up in which Greg and Eric answer questions about hydration, cortisol, nicotine, warming up, resensitizing muscles to hypertrophy stimuli, why deadlifts are so fatiguing, and much more. if I do it right. Sign up today and get our power-packed ebook, "3 Months To A New You", in easy to read PDF format! Let’s start by talking about genetics, age, and different muscle types. Think we got lost Iin translation…….I’m British :). If you want to make it in this game, you need to take great care of your back while at the same time providing it with enough stimuli for hypertrophy, and training with the optimal frequency is crucial for this. I appreciate your time and you have a great one, I was thinking 3 sets of 6 in each lift. 3.Not deadlifting because of fear. I am following the strong lift 5×5 workout is it any good? What are you doing wrong? yo darren my boy wat up. That's also why for traditional powerlifting peaking a lot of guys do their last heavy deadlift 10 days before a competition, while the last heavy squat can be done 7 days before, and the last heavy bench 5 days before the meet. Also, you’ll take every fourth week off from deadlifting to ensure proper recovery. If you are a CrossFitter or athlete going after general physical preparedness, I would find what works for you. My Back Gave Way. yo i do chest biceps lower back everyday for 5 days straight then take a 3 day break. Darrin, In practice, that’s very hard to do in a pure isolated fashion. I’m about to start working out next week for the first time in 4 years and you’ve already given me some good advice on this. So don’t equate soreness with recovery. There are lots of exceptions though – there are people (even without drugs) who train the same muscle groups multiple times a week. I have a heavy day, max weight of 3 reps of 2 sets and 1 set of two. @Nina – sounds like you are quickly progressing – that’s great! Darrin, So probably fine – try it and report back! I’d like to think that I train pretty intensely, I try to go beyond failure if you no what I mean. I say this with confidence, because I see it in 99% of the people at every commercial gym I visit. For this article, we are talking about resting particular muscle groups, not about rest between workouts (unless those workouts hit all your muscles). Sunday:off That is one of the most important questions for any lifter – whether a newbie or a competitor. -Monday + Wednesday -Chest and triceps, so i will do things like bench+chest press both flat and 45degree and then i will do butterfly and some free weight exersises. I would put money on the fact that your position off the floor from your second rep onwards is not as good as your initial rep. Good luck! And then test. Stay hydrated and try heat or cold therapy to further soothe muscles. Now that I don’t have to worry about that anymore, I can really focus on lifting. It sounds like you are using weights simply to burn calories… that’s fine, but let me tell you, a 60 minute session of heavy squats, low rep (say, 4 rep loads) will burn a ton of calories too. Bodyweight single-leg deadlift; Alternating glute pull-up lift; The "world's greatest stretch" You can also spend a little quality time with your favorite foam roller, which research has shown can enhance range of motion before training. I am NOT saying if you have back pain, just start deadlifting. I also work Saturdays and that is the only day I get a lay in which is well needed after the weeks workout and work. Looking to hit 415 as a 198 class. I’m conscious of over-training whilst dieting so wondering weather to workout out just twice a week (e.g. For example, if you did legs one day, you could do chest the next day, then back the day after that, then shoulders, then arms, etc. For example, deadlifts use a heck of a lot of your muscle groups! The lack of sleep is holding you back for sure. If you are doing more isolation movements, then your “recovery days” are actually spent working different muscles. Texas method has the recovery day, so perhaps I'm still recovering from the paused squats on day 2? Regardless, the deadlift is something that most back pain patients could benefit from at some point in their recovery. Eventually you won’t get quite as sore and you’ll actually learn to like the “slightly sore” feeling. My workouts consists of the ‘big 7’ or variations of them (I now do my dips and chin ups weighted). (Duh, of course I’d agree with him. What would you say? Do you have any suggestions for helping me improve? 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