4. What you do on a weekly basis (also referred to as a split).
body routine? Do you alternate between upper and lower b
do you do one body part per session?
5. What you do during each training session. That is, what e
perform? How many exercises do you do for each body part
of exercises? And how much rest do you take between se
6. If you’re a beginner you should start with a simple bodybuild
people prefer to do a full body routine three times per week
alternate upper and lower body work outs (which is what I
Advanced lifters may want to focus on one body part
8. Start training three to four times per week. If you need to sh
suggest you do cardio three times per week and alternate
body routines three times per week.
9. TIP: Whenever possible, do your cardio and your weight tra
days. If you must do them on the same day, then do weight
10. Don't work the same muscle two days in a row. This mea
alternate upper and lower body workouts. Even as you st
routine (one body part per session), you'll want to separate
by at least one day. For example, don't do shoulders one da
next. Instead, do something like shoulders one day and q
11. Be sure to have at least one full day of rest each week. Your m
you're at rest, not when you're in the gym. That's bec
trainingcreates microscopic tears in the muscle tissue. As y
these tears, your muscles will grow and become stronger. Bu
rest (and good nutrition) to work its magic. That means you
day off each week, get enough sleep each night, and every f
full week off.
12. TIP: Don't even do cardio on your day off. Okay that you kno
your routine, you're probably wondering what types of exe
time. Well here is a great resource to help you wi