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Old 01-21-2011, 03:40 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by BendtheBar View Post
What are your thoughts on the following base structures:

Structure 1

Monday - Squats
Wednesday - Deadlifts
Friday - Squats

Structure 1

(Week 1)
Monday - Squats
Wednesday - Deadlifts
Friday - Squats

(Week 2)
Monday - Deadlifts
Wednesday - Squats
Friday - Deadlifts

I guess the questions become:

1) Do you, or should you deadlift more than once per week?
2) Is squatting about every 5 days enough on this style of lifting?


My choice would be to squat twice a week, and deadlift once a week...so structure A. I think a beginner to early intermediate could handle deadlifting twice a week, but in the end I would rather see a great squat frequency.

With that said, I like both structures enough to think they are viable.
I have done a split like this once before. It will wear you out fast. Just selection A will work. If training MWF you could consider Squats MW and Deads on Friday. That set up would give two days rest before you return to squats.

Personally, I squat MWF. I either lighten up on DL day or I do a different variation of the squat to hit the muscles a little differently. Since I do not do these variations often, the weights are naturally lighter.
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