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5/3/1 Upper/Lower Split for Strength & Mass

Quick & Dirty Summary on 5/3/1 5/3/1 was originally created by Jim Wendler The load you will be lifting on the big four (and when I say big four I mean the overhead press, bench press, squat and deadlift) will be based off of 90% of your 1 rep max (1RM). One cycle of 5/3/1

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I like to split this one up as: Chest/Back, Shoulders/Arms and Legs. So the set up will be similar to a push/pull/leg routine. If you can’t do chin ups or pull ups do lat pulldowns. If you can’t do barbell or dumbbell rows do seated cable rows. Examples Chest/Back: Bench 3 x 8-12 Incline DB

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