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Old 05-03-2011, 11:07 PM   #1
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Re-focusing my efforts to only handstand,l-sit, planche, and front lever are going a lot smoother. I now have a 15 second tuck planche after 6 weeks of training. I need to re-test front lever progress, however my negatives have been getting a lot smoother. At this point I am finding training splits difficult. Currently I have been doing HS,l-sit, Pl, FL statics and 1-2 concentric movements towards the end. I switched to trying Straight arm work aka statics on day1, then day 2 doing bent-arm strength movements such as HSPU and FL-pulls This allows me to get in some leg work aka squats or cleans on either day. Although I am making solid progress, I was wondering if there are some other, ways of splitting up training. Such as a pressing day or a pulling day? I notice I that I am feeling pretty beat up between training days, even though I have been taking deload weeks every 4 weeks.
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:38 AM   #2
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What is your schedule per week?
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Old 05-04-2011, 03:02 PM   #3
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Currently I have been using a MWF routine, that was statics + concentrics. I have been playing around with MT+TRF routine, but found that the concentric work had me pretty sore. Strength is growing though. last night I split jerked 255lbs, when previously I could get 185lbs
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Push/pull, straight arm/bent arm, and upper/lower are the best type of splits for bodyweight.

I particularly like push pull because it can be split between lower body as well of which squatting is obviously pushing and deadlifting and such is pulling.

Straight arm/bent arm is fine too.

M/Tu/Th/F of push/pull might work a bit better for you if you can distribute leg stuff on like Tu and F or something
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Old 05-04-2011, 04:38 PM   #5
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Yeah those look like they would work nice. How would you advise I go about training volume day to day? My primary push work is planche for statics. As far as Handstand training goes, I fell off of consistency a bit, and would like to start working back towards press-to handstand. L-sits I can hold for 10-15 seconds.
Seeing as how my training is split, what I am getting at is should I add more work to each day-to day workout?
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2-3 upper push, 1lower
2-3 upper pull, 1 lower

HS and L can go everyday if you want.

Could combine lowers into one day if needed
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