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Which routine worked best for you

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Like the titel said. So if its a fb/split/ub+lb/push+pull routine please post the name(like rippetoe or 5x5 etc) or post the whole routine.
 
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To be honest my last routine I made the best progress as far as strength and everything goes:

a 2 split: Chest/Back/Tris, Legs/Shoulders/Bis

2 main sets for each exercise 2 or 3 exercises per bodypart centered around the main compound lifts.
 
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I find 2 on 1 off to work very well...lots of time to rest and grow. I dont get burned out or OT from this style of training. Looks something like this:
Day 1 chest/biceps
Day 2 back/rear delts
Day 3 off
Day 4 Legs
Day 5 Shoulders/triceps
Day 6 Off
Repeat

I tend to grow best off low volume/heavy weight training. 6-8 reps a set/ 6-9 working sets total
 
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So far I think Rippetoe and lyle McDonalds bulking routine worked best for me.
 
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My best ever was a 6-part split spread over 3 days with 2 workouts per day, training 6 days a week. Of course it helped that I worked at a gym at the time and was eating like and animal.
 
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My current program seems to be working well.
Sunday - off
Monday - chest, rear delt
Tuesday - deadlift, calf
Wednesday - Legs
Thursday - shoulders, traps, calf
Friday - back
Saturday - arms

Tuesday was initially going to be an off day but my deadlifts had been suffering lately so I decided to have a deadlift day with nothing else to worry about and it has worked very well. I train traps with shoulders and not back because of time and energy. For a long time I used a split of chest/sh/tric, back/bic, legs and did each twice per week, once heavy, once lighter. It worked for a while for some bodyparts but really started to burn me out and I missed the straight arm work - as I felt my arms were getting no place with this split, no worse, just no better. I have tried many different splits throughout my training, but I always seem to come back to what I am doing now, my body just likes it.
 
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monday - chest back arms
tuesday - legs
thursday - chest back delts
sarurday legs
 
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my best was one or two body parts a day but in this orderr

day one - quads n hams
day two - chest n calfs
rest
day three - bak upper n lower
day four - shoulders n traps
day five - arms
rest
repeat

i reckon i gave everythin enough time too recover n go stronger as i went
 
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Keep them comming...
 
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upper/lower split

doing bill pearls 5x5 at the moment and seems to be improving my lifts fittingly
 
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Upper/lower split and HST.
 
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I find low volume, low reps (6-10), and make your workout week extend to 8 or 9 days works best for strength and size gains. It allows for maximum recovery with maximum stimulation.
 
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mon- chest, biceps, traps, abs and calves
tue - off
wed - shoulders, quads, hams, abs
thu - off
fri - forearms, calves
sat- back, triceps, traps and abs
sun - off
 
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day 1 upper body
day 2 lower body (heavy squat moderate dl)
day 3 rest
day 4 upper body
day 5 lower body(squat moderate heavy dl)
day 6 rest
day 7 rest
 
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5x5 worked great for me and HIT Training works great for me as well so its 50 50 for me because I will begin switching with each program every month.
 
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mon - chest, delts, tric
tue - legs
thu - chest, delts, tric
fri - deadlift, back, bic, legs
 
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I've got the best results from a program which is loosely based on Pavel Tsatsouline's book.
Day 1. Chest, Quads, Calves
Day 2. Back, Forearms
Day 3. Shoulders, Triceps
Day 4. Hamstrings, Biceps
Reps/Sets are 5x5-6 avoiding failure. Two exercises per musclegroup.
 
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My training routine is basically from the approach of Dorian Yates (HIT) it just makes sense to me to train in this manner and obvi i wouldnt do it if it didnt produce results :tiphat:

Monday-Back and rear Delts
Tuesday-Delts, Traps and Triceps
Wednesday-OFF
Thursday-Quads and Hams
Friday-Calves, Chest and Biceps

Doing a couple warm-ups per set then one-all out set to failure and often past the point of failure.
 
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Is that you in your avatar? If so you looking great lance
 

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