My Current Lifting Routine in 2016 – Part 1 – Mondays and Thursdays

So how I want to post my current lifting routine is by going step by step on what I do on each day and go into details on why I do what I do. This is going to be a multi-post thing. Every post will be each day of my routine split with a quick view summary at the top and then an in depth analysis into how and why. After those, I will go over dieting and other parts of my routine.

It’s important, in my opinion, to understand that a routine isn’t just a list of motions to do. It’s almost a lifestyle you perform in and out of the gym. You can’t just go – “Oh give me your routine.” and copy another successful person’s lifting routine. You need to understand why and how to do the routine correctly too.

For these first few posts, I will go over my routine in the gym. Starting with…

Monday and Thursday – Chest, Triceps, and Delts

I split my lifting days into 2 split sets of 3 days, Monday – Saturday, 6 days at the gym. The first day of the set is Chest, Triceps, and Delts which I do every Monday and Thursday. I go for about 1.5 – 2 hours.

Here’s a quick overview of how today looks for me:

  • Incline Dumbbell Chest Press – 4 sets x 10-14 reps
  • Skullcrushers – 4 sets x 10-14 reps
  • Rear Delt Flyes – 4 sets x 10-14 reps
  • Butterfly Machine (Pec Flyes) – 4 sets x 10-14 reps
  • Tricep Pushdown – 4 sets x 10-14 reps
  • Delt Side Lateral Raise – 4 sets x 10-14 reps
  • Front Dumbbell Raise – 4 sets x 10-14 reps
  • Cable Crossover – 4 sets x 10-14 reps
  • HIIT Cardio – 15-20mins (Optional, very good for cutting fat with little muscle loss)

That’s what a Monday and Thursday lift day looks like to me. Read on more for the details, I highly recommend doing so ->

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