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DraculaMan
07-28-2012, 06:29 PM
I think we have experienced some sort of boredom with our training routines. Every now and then I will experiment with new lifts and forms. Lately I've been having some issues with my biceps growing and my triceps overgrowing. So instead of my basic heavy training on the bi's I'm starting to use very high reps with moderate to low weight. One style is the concentration curl with 30lbs and around 100-150 reps. It hurts but so far its very effective. Anyone else do this?

Deja Vu
07-28-2012, 07:21 PM
What I do to avoid boredom is always change a few exercises. But I always stick to the basics. Incline Bench, should press, bb rows, deadlift,squats, close grip bench, skull crushers. Once I have my basic compound movements done. I do two random exercise but still stick to the same bodypart. Keeps me from getting bored but makes sure I get the basics in.

ashoprep1
07-30-2012, 03:47 AM
change it up...

deathdodger
07-30-2012, 10:12 AM
I change it up when I feel the need

DraculaMan
07-30-2012, 01:46 PM
Yeah I tried some new neck lifts today and I've used muscles I never thought were there.

RoidsR4m3
07-31-2012, 11:57 AM
This year, for some reason I've really had to shock my body to grow. It seems that anything that's just plain lifting isn't working as well as before. One of my boy's Jeff L. does high, mid and low weight training. One week it's light weight, followed by the next week witch is mid range and the third week is really heavy. That seems to of really helped me out this year so far, and did I mention that I'm about to start a wicked cycle after being off for four months. Hellz ya...

curttag
07-31-2012, 02:28 PM
same boat! been doing diffrent types of pyramids over the last year and is starting to get pretty boring. gonna change up n a few weeks and do whats called dog crap training. there was a thread on it a week or 2 ago and from the way it sounds if done right should help me out quite a bit. thanks anabolic for the advice bro

Deja Vu
07-31-2012, 05:32 PM
same boat! been doing diffrent types of pyramids over the last year and is starting to get pretty boring. gonna change up n a few weeks and do whats called dog crap training. there was a thread on it a week or 2 ago and from the way it sounds if done right should help me out quite a bit. thanks anabolic for the advice bro



I heard alot of good things about dc training, I need to read up on it more.

curttag
08-01-2012, 08:17 AM
ya i am still reading into it as well befor i start

norbit09
08-01-2012, 02:50 PM
I will do the 21 system for biceps.

Dath
08-04-2012, 05:40 AM
I will do the 21 system for biceps.

You don't hear about this old school method very much, definately puts a hurting on the bi's :)

goatfishtwo
08-21-2012, 04:29 AM
I think we have experienced some sort of boredom with our training routines. Every now and then I will experiment with new lifts and forms. Lately I've been having some issues with my biceps growing and my triceps overgrowing. So instead of my basic heavy training on the bi's I'm starting to use very high reps with moderate to low weight. One style is the concentration curl with 30lbs and around 100-150 reps. It hurts but so far its very effective. Anyone else do this?

What??

Ronn38
08-21-2012, 09:15 AM
2nd the 21's.

I can find it if you need; but research tends to indicate that a moderately high rep range 8-16 is better for hypertrophy than 5-8 (which it better for strength). But then we get into your personal distribution of slow to fast, dominate fiber typing--and all bets are off. Personally, I've done heavy Duty (what I feel was the pre-courser to DC), DC, pyramiding, etc. I find 12 weeks on any particular program will give you all you need to evaluate it for yourself.

Of course, I agree it's best to cycle ones training. And spending time using 2 to 3 different training protocols for strength and the same for hardening/cutting keeps both my mind and physique happy.

However, that said, I do find 10-15 a good range for me. But then again, I'm a classic ectomorph whose increasing age has inclined me to endomorph--your milage may vary;-)

Ronn

GSRacer
08-23-2012, 01:58 AM
I've gotten back into German volume training big time recently. Makes me grow like a weed, and I get to pick one or two exercises for each body part and just settle into a rhythm.

A true plateau buster if you are ever in need of one.

hhsbigmike
08-23-2012, 05:32 AM
I honestly can't run the same routine for more than 3 weeks, it destroys my joints and I go no where in progress >.<