- Dec 27, 2019
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High intensity training, as heavy as I can go without sacrificing form. Rep ranges that work for me while lifting heavy would be 6-8 for upper body (sometimes 8-10 depending on what I'm doing), and 12-15 for lower body. I believe in finding what works for you personally. There's no cookie cutter routine that's a one size fits all. I've tried everything in the past 19 years I've been doing this and I discovered what works for me but I have no idea if it would work for you or someone else. I used to think Arnold was full of crap for advocating super high volume, until I realized that's just what worked for HIM. I personally can't do high volume with upper body and still grow. Legs are a different story. Tbh, I can get away with not training legs and my legs are still bigger than majority of guys out there. That part is genetics. I can't say the same for upper body. My upper body genetically is trash and if I skip upper body for a week I notice an immediate lack of fullness.What are your workouts like... what rep ranges do you stay in. How much do you bench with regularly
I don't bench with a whole lot of weight. I do 315lbs for reps. If I took some time off or I feel my central nervous system needs a break, I might even only do 225lbs for reps until I feel ready again. Most of my friends put up 405lbs and more with strict form. I can't do it without sacrificing form. If I were powerlifting, it'd be a different story. I can max out at much more. But that's not my goal.