new routine, would appreciate some feedback

Discussion in 'Routine Critique' started by furinkazan, Oct 21, 2014.

  1. furinkazan

    furinkazan Valued Member

    Alright, my weightlifting has slacked recently (had a relapse into clinical depression and have been too lathargic to do a whole lot). I'm now trying to beat my way out of it and take my energy levels back and get active again.

    Currently I'm trying to accommodate a balance of lifting and my martial arts as well. Strength training is merely to supplement my martial arts so I dont want to be killing myself on the weights. Here's a draft so far, while i work out the balancing of recovery time.

    Monday: Upper body (Bench, Overhead Press, Pull Ups, Curls, Dips)

    Tuesday: Rest Day

    Wednesday: Hung Gar (we have a rather generous amount of body weight work in this)

    Thursday: Lower body (Squat, Deadlift, Leg Press, Toe Press)

    Friday: Bujinkan Ninjutsu

    Saturday: Swimming or complete rest

    Sunday: Capoeira (full body/cardio)

    I'm currently working the rep and set amount to 8-10 reps and 3-4 sets at most for the lifts, with dips and pull ups as 6 sets as many reps as possible)
  2. narcsarge

    narcsarge Masticated Whey

    Might want to give yourself a rest day after your lower body work out. Squats and deads are killers alone. If not, maybe throw swimming in the day after lower body.
  3. FunnyBadger

    FunnyBadger I love food :)

    Yeah narcsarge I'd agree with that, playing ninjas the day after a good leg session is going to suck. If you can't tearrange the days you do your MA on then swapping legs and upper body around might be good?

    I always prefer doing legs on Monday, it's horrific but you can train them best when your fresh and then just enjoy the rest of the week :)
  4. furinkazan

    furinkazan Valued Member

    Thinking about it, you're right, cheers :)

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