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Old 07-03-2014, 03:14 PM   #1
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Hi MaB

I have noticed a slow, yet controlled converting into powerlifting / Powerbuilding and would like some feedback on my routine.

I have not choosen a Powerlifting template to follow because I enjoy Legs/Push/Pull workouts.

Legs:

Squats - 5x5
Leg Press - 4x-10
Lunges - 4x8 ea leg
Stiff Deadlifts - 4x8
Calves - 4x10.

Push:

Bench Press - 5x5 (doing a % progression template atm)
Incline DB press - 4x8
Dips or flyes - 3x8

Military press - 4x5
OR Side laterals

Jm press or some other extension exercise 5x8-10
4 sets of AB work

Pull:
Weighted pullups - 50 reps
Deadlift - 5x5
DB or Cabel Row 5x8-10
Face pulls 5x10

BB bicep curl 5x6-8

I love this split and I usually work out 5 days over a course of 10 days.
My rest period is based on how my body feels. I usually go by 3 days on and 2 days off.

BUT I have a huge problem with sore hamstrings from leg day that affects my deadlift day. This problem have gotten me thinking of moving deadlifts to leg day, but I am unsure how this will affect my progression and my split?

Any advice and critique is appreciated.

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50 reps of pullups is insane before deadlifts. Id do them afterward since they're so easy.
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50 reps of pullups is insane before deadlifts. Id do them afterward since they're so easy.

which one is easy? Deadlifts or Pullups?
Sometimes I do DL before pullups, but havent felt much of a strength difference in either one.

Anything else? How do you "split" up squats and deadlifts?
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