What is a good split workout routine?
5. Five-Day Split
- Day 1: Chest—4-5 exercises, 3-4 sets, 6-15 reps.
- Day 2: Back—5 exercises, 3-4 sets, 6-15 reps.
- Day 3: Shoulders, upper traps—4-5 exercises, 3-4 sets, 6-15 reps.
- Day 4: Legs—5-6 exercises, 3-4 sets, 6-15 reps.
- Day 5: Biceps, triceps—3-4 exercises each, 3-4 sets, 6-15 reps.
- Day 6-7: Rest.
Which workout split is best for beginners?
So what is the best training split for a beginner? One of the most effective is the whole-body split. (We’ll get into the details of what that is in a minute.) The key is to continue using the proper split as you progress from beginner to advanced.
Is a 6 day split too much?
However, the general consensus is that the most effective 6 day split will be one that trains each muscle group at least twice a week. This is what makes a 6 day split so appealing. For those who have good recovery practice, they can capitalize on protein synthesis with a 6 day split.
Do workout splits matter?
You can burn a lot more calories doing full body workouts than upper/lower splits or body part splits. This is because you are using all of your large muscles which takes more energy and generates more calories. There are also more compound movements than isolation exercises, which also creates a greater caloric burn.
What exercises break muscle groups?
Divide your weekly workout into a three-day split where you divide upper body work into a push/pull routine over two days and work your lower body on a separate day. A typical three-day split would include chest and triceps work on Day 1, back and biceps on Day 2, and legs and shoulders on Day 3.