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cookie51
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Training

Post by cookie51 » Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:01 am

Hi wonder if you can help.im a 51 yr old guy who trains 5 times a week for the last 6 mths. I set out to lose fat and build muscle and get more defined.i believe I've accomplished that but seem to have reached a plateau as far as muscle growth is concerned.most of my weight training is geared round 3 or 4 sets of 8 reps with increasing weight.would I build/ bulk more if I done heavier weights with less reps and more sets? I have been training chest/shoulders/arms/back and legs as separate routines.core routine when I can fit in with cv as a warm up.thoughts/advice would be appreciated.many thanks kev

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Re: Training

Post by Boss Man » Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:01 pm

It sounds like it's more to do with your diet.

What times do you eat at and what foods do you eat at those times?

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Re: Training

Post by fitncer » Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:02 pm

What's the latest you eat in the evening? I would try not to eat anything after 6:30PM.

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Re: Training

Post by RichardSmith » Sat Jul 01, 2017 1:54 pm

Maybe you should be taking a look at everything overall, your diet, exercise regime etc, maybe a little advice from a trainer might help

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