Need help with a new Mass building program

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  1. joelsalter

    joelsalter Amateur Fighter

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    Ok so I am trying to put on some mass, around 15 to 20 more pounds, Im about 5'11 or so, and 183 pounds. I know nutrition is the biggest part to growing, I have been eating tons, every 2 to 2.5 hours, very clean meals, just alot. My current mass lifting routines is one body part a day I do 3 sets of 6 one week, then ill go to 8 the next week and then 10, and then Ill go back to 6 and repeat. I know I need to change it up... Hell this probably is not even a good Mass routine. So I need some input. Please give me some ideas for workouts to build mass, lifts, sets, reps... ect. thank you
     
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    ratman201 S&P's resident Chef

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  3. Go follow the p/p/s routine in the FAQ. You can thank me in a few weeks.
     
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    20 rep squat program is gonna put on quite a few pounds in a very short amount of time if you've never tried it before.
     
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    joelsalter Amateur Fighter

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    I have never tried it, but I am willing to try anything.
     
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    If you're doing a lot of MA training, I would not do 20 rep squats, but if you have a month or two to bulk, you could give it a shot.
     
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    joelsalter Amateur Fighter

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    This summer and fall semester sadly I am not doing any mma training I am going from school straight to work... No time, Lifes sucks doesn't it! I do still have time for lifting, and cutting to 55 from 180 was getting to be to troublesome plus I am still filling out I just turned 22 so I want to get to about 190 and fight at 170. But since I can't train until december I would like to try to even get to 200.
     
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    It looks like it should work, Ill try it... If nobody posts a better routine.
     
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    ratman201 S&P's resident Chef

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    What the hell, 3 routines have been posted. All are good for putting on size, pick the one thats most appropriate for you.
     
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    Just do the P/P/S.
     
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    joelsalter Amateur Fighter

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    Just weighing my opions, I am going to pick the one that is appropriate for me Im just going to wait and see if anybody els post different routines. By the was thanks for your previous post
     
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  13. Orion

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    A program like 5x5 or PPS should work fine. The westside template may also be a good choice.

    I recommend Phase 1 and 2 of CT's beast building program also if you have some lifting experience. It's one of the few programs over at t-nation that focus on mainly strength and HTMU recruitment with "compound" movements and not 31 curl variations:

    Phase 1: TESTOSTERONE NATION | World's Largest Bodybuilding and Weight Loss Underground Nation

    Phase 2:TESTOSTERONE NATION | World's Largest Bodybuilding and Weight Loss Underground Nation
     
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    Always good to see the old MarlboroMan pics.
     
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    Starting Strength, by Mark Rippetoe, is one of the best routines for a beginner. Hell, a lot of advanced lifters could probably benefit from the simplicity.

    I'd recommend giving it a shot. It has you doing the most important lift three times a week, as well as learning the other basic, fundamental lifts like the deadlift, benchpress, press, and row/powerclean.
     
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    wouldn't 5x5 be more for strength than mass?
     
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    joelsalter Amateur Fighter

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    Ya I am not a guido, I have been on a Mass program for like 2 months so I look nothing even close to that, nor am I really trying to look like that
     
  18. Orion

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    Mass gain is going to largely depend on your food intake. Increase nutrient/calories and you'll gain weight as long as you're getting stronger consistently.
     
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