Full Body

Discussion in 'General Bodybuilding' started by stanly, May 20, 2020.

  1. stanly

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    maybe been posted before but how many of you chaps like a full body old school compound exercises workout? wipes me out more than a pumping split workout. all i did today(at home) was
    warm up on bike
    squats
    stiff legged deadlifts
    Flat BB bench press
    Barbell rows
    BB military press
    DB Hammer curls (i find the hand position on hammer curls more natural)

    now i only did two full out sets on each exercise but it felt great.
     
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  2. Mr mac

    Mr mac TM Health & Safety officer Top Contributor

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    Full bodies are great to a point but then you either need to do so many warm ups to get to working weights safely or you take risks and hit heavy after a couple of warm ups which at my age I can’t risk
     
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  3. stanly

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    yes ..not against splits just like it as a change & while at home training it was simply better for me.
     
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    Yeah I prefer these now. Used to like the bro split but you just become a lump of useless shit if you don’t train the body as a unit.

    It all works together so I like to train it that way.

    Not that I’ve done any recently :rofl:

    Soon though
     
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    I agree with this and one of few bits of hit training I do think makes sense. For average people Hit the whole body let it rest hit it again.
     
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    The biggest drawback of full body training is that it's too hard and takes forever.
     
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    great but you cant lift anywhere near the loads - good for beginners or if limited time to workout as takes a lot out of you
     
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  8. stanly

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    That old one.. Just beginners.. No it's not. Look at some of the old guys. Strong & powerful. John grimek for example. I doubt very much if you could out lift him in his prime
     
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  10. noel

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    you focused on only one point of my reply, cleverly leaving out the part about workout time

    I know for sure i cant hit legs with same intensity in a full body as i can on a leg day

    i think its great but not optimal for say BB...... for fitness yes and overall/general training. or for BB beginners or those who can only train two/three times a week...

    using a random example of one bloke doesnt prove anything.

    strength is relative and applicable only to an individual unless your in a strength sport...
     
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  11. stanly

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    No.. I can train everything on an abbreviated Routine if taxed for time.. Such as
    Dips
    Chins
    Squats

    Sure i can't do all the fluff exercises like going for the peak :rofl:
     
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  12. doink

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    I found it easier to split the volume.

    If I do one massive leg session my legs are wrote off for 3-4 days.

    I can hit them twice in that time on a full body routine, I’d just split the compounds and accessories up and do them separate. Or front squat and back. I think a lot of people, underestimate how much frequency they can handle though. It hurts the first few weeks but you always adapt.

    Of course it’s all personal preference. If volume is equated on any programme it doesn’t matter one bit does it.
     
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  13. stanly

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    Yes Hit the nail on the head. I am doing Low Sets but go balls to Walls. If i need 2 days off or even 3 i will. I know like you said on a Split with multiple sets/exercises i can't train for 4 days legs again. Trouble sitting having a crap.. Haha.
    Füll body i feel it but am still able to train again Quick & not be in agony for a few days. Just me.
    Maybe I'm a fucking pussy boy
     
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    Someone plz provide full body routine to turn me into Ronald dean colebruh while natty and 1.3nmol testosterone

    Thx
     
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  15. doink

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    Ye ma listens to Simon and Garfunkel
     
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