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4 Day Upper/Lower Muscle and Power Routine

By Suman Roy

Experience
Advanced (3+ years)
Time
56 minutes/day | 4 days/week
Good for
Build Muscle, Gain Strength
Equipment
Weight Plate, Barbell, 2 x Dumbbell, Incline Bench, Squat Rack, Bodyweight, Pull up bar, Lat Pulldown Cable Machine, Lat Pulldown Bar, 1 x Dumbbell, Flat Bench, Hi-Lo Pulley Cable Machine, Single Grip Handle Strap, Tricep Rope Attachment, Box, 45 Degree Leg Press Machine, Lying Leg Curl Machine, Smith Machine, Ab Wheel
Statistics
Average Cardio Intensity
30%
Average Exertion
60%
Description

This 4 day routine focuses on both building muscle and strength to build serious size that packs a punch. To accomplish this, this workout incorporates a variety of rep ranges (lower range for strength, higher for hypertrophy) organized into an upper/lower split. Two upper and two lower splits also ensure each muscle group gets optimal frequency per week for fast progress. Intermediates looking to build muscle and power simultaneously will want to give this workout a try.


NOTES:

1. Stretch adequately before starting the workout in order to prevent chances of injury.

2. You can replace an exercise from the list from time to time, but it should hit the same muscle group as the exercise which you want to replace.

3. Never compromise form just for the sake of completing a set. 

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Monday - Upper Body A

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Weighted Pullup demonstrationPlay Weighted Pullup demonstration
4 sets, AMAP reps, (rest 120s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Standing Barbell Military Press (AKA Overhead Press)
5 sets, 5 reps, (rest 150s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Barbell Pendlay Row demonstrationPlay Barbell Pendlay Row demonstration
4 sets, 6 reps, (rest 150s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Dumbbell Lateral Raise
3 sets, 10 reps, (rest 60s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Bent Over Dumbbell Rear Delt Raise With Head On Bench demonstrationPlay Bent Over Dumbbell Rear Delt Raise With Head On Bench demonstration
3 sets, 10 reps, (rest 60s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Barbell Shrug Behind The Back demonstrationPlay Barbell Shrug Behind The Back demonstration
3 sets, AMAP reps, (rest 60s)
Aim for a total of 40-50 reps in your 3 sets
Time between exercises: 60s
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Tuesday - Lower A

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Barbell Back Squat demonstrationPlay Barbell Back Squat demonstration
5 sets, 5 reps, (rest 180s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Barbell Deadlift demonstrationPlay Barbell Deadlift demonstration
3 sets, 6 reps, (rest 180s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Dumbbell Lunges demonstrationPlay Dumbbell Lunges demonstration
3 sets, 10 reps, (rest 60s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Single Leg Hip Bridge demonstrationPlay Single Leg Hip Bridge demonstration
3 sets, 10-12 reps, (rest 30s)
Focus on contracting the glute and hamstring muscles at the top of the movement. Hold the contraction for a second or two before coming back down.
Time between exercises: 60s
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Plank demonstrationPlay Plank demonstration
3 sets, 60s, (rest 45s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Side Plank demonstrationPlay Side Plank demonstration
3 sets, 60s, (rest 45s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Thursday - Upper Body B

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Close-Grip Chinup demonstrationPlay Close-Grip Chinup demonstration
3 sets, AMAP reps, (rest 90s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Lat Pulldown demonstrationPlay Lat Pulldown demonstration
3 sets, 10-12 reps, (rest 60s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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One-Arm Bent-Over Dumbbell Row demonstrationPlay One-Arm Bent-Over Dumbbell Row demonstration
3 sets, 10-12 reps, (rest 60s)
Perform 10-12 reps each side
Time between exercises: 60s
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Neutral-Grip Dumbbell Incline Bench Press demonstrationPlay Neutral-Grip Dumbbell Incline Bench Press demonstration
3 sets, 8-10 reps, (rest 90s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Single Arm Cable Lateral Raise (Crossbody) demonstrationPlay Single Arm Cable Lateral Raise (Crossbody) demonstration
3 sets, 12-15 reps, (rest 30s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Bent Over Low Pulley Rear Delt Fly demonstrationPlay Bent Over Low Pulley Rear Delt Fly demonstration
3 sets, 12-15 reps, (rest 30s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Incline Cable Tricep Extension (rope extension)
2 sets, 15 reps, (rest 45s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Alternating Incline Dumbbell Biceps Curl demonstrationPlay Alternating Incline Dumbbell Biceps Curl demonstration
2 sets, 15 reps, (rest 45s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Friday - Lower Body B

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Crossed-Arm Barbell Front Squat demonstrationPlay Crossed-Arm Barbell Front Squat demonstration
4 sets, 8 reps, (rest 120s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Barbell Romanian Deadlift demonstrationPlay Barbell Romanian Deadlift demonstration
3 sets, 8-10 reps, (rest 60s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Dumbbell Step-Up demonstrationPlay Dumbbell Step-Up demonstration
3 sets, 10 reps, (rest 60s)
Perform 10 reps each leg.
Time between exercises: 60s
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45 Degree Leg Press demonstrationPlay 45 Degree Leg Press demonstration
3 sets, 12-15 reps, (rest 90s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Lying Leg Curls demonstrationPlay Lying Leg Curls demonstration
3 sets, 12-15 reps, (rest 45s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Smith Machine Calf Raise demonstrationPlay Smith Machine Calf Raise demonstration
3 sets, 12-15 reps, (rest 60s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Kneeling Ab Wheel demonstrationPlay Kneeling Ab Wheel demonstration
3-4 sets, 10-15 reps, (rest 45s)
Time between exercises: 60s
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Date Created: 11/30/2018, UTC


Last Updated: 7/12/2021, UTC

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