Critique my workout routine

Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by Guardian09, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. Guardian09 White Belt

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    Hey this is my first post so i'll introduce myself before I ask my question. I'm 19 years old. I've been working out since my sophomore year in high school. I'm 6'0 220 lbs and about 15% body fat. anways on to my question.

    I'm currently doing jim wendlers 531 program. I do bench press&deadlift on monday.
    Squat&military press on thursday.I add powerclean as a fifth big lift and do that on Tuesdays. I'm trying to incorporate a strongman type circuit into my workout routine. I was thinking it would be best to add them on saturdays. Does this sound like i'd be overtraining at all?
     
  2. grrthetree Green Belt

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    Is the question about adding a strongman thing or does it pertain to the rest of the post?

    If you did a strongman or conditioning stint on saturdays it might not kill you, but I wouldn't risk it.
     
  3. Guardian09 White Belt

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    The question was if adding the strongman workout might lead to overtraining? Any advice or criticism on the rest of my routine is fine as well.
     
  4. grrthetree Green Belt

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    Try it and see, some people say theres no such thing as over training, just under eating.
     
  5. squatsquatsquat Orange Belt

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    That sounds like too much for me. You might be able to handle it, however, so it might be worth a shot. Be sure to eat plenty, rest up, and do your deloads, though.
     
  6. Guardian09 White Belt

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    thanks guys. I will try it and just go on how I feel
     
  7. JauntyAngle International man of mystery

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    Wow... it's actually a shock to open one of these threads and find that it isn't a "Hi! I want to get massive gunzors by doing curls and bodyweight routines for my martial arts, can someone point me to an expensive, ineffective routine on another website that I can follow exactly without having to think for myself?" type of post.

    Let us know how it goes, TS!
     
  8. Guardian09 White Belt

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    Will do! yeah i've been amazed by some of the posts i've seen on here.
     
  9. zhangmaster12 Blue Belt

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    Maybe switch monday and thursday? I can barely move the day after heavy deadlifts, not to mention powerclean.

    Try it out and see how it works. If you feel like you are overtraining, you can lower the strongman on Sat, or maybe alternate strongman and powercleans.
     
  10. Guardian09 White Belt

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    I think what i've come up now sounds better..in my head at least.
    monday-deadlift, bench press
    tuesday-rest
    wednesday-rest
    Thursday-Military Press, Squats
    Friday-rest
    Saturday-Power clean, strongman training
    Sunday-rest.

    This will give me a day rest before and after my saturday workout and should allow proper recovery. What do ya'll think about that?
     
  11. ben236 Silver Belt

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    Those people are on steroids.
     

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