How long should I cycle lifting routines?

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How long should I cycle lifting routines?

#1 Postby z0rzz » Thu Jun 14, 2012 1:11 pm

Just what the title says. I started a great high volume training routine at the end of January and saw fantastic results from it, but due to my stubbornness, I kept at it for far too long and began to plateau around the end of last month. I'm planning on switching routines soon, but I was wondering how long some of you stick to a routine before changing it up? 3 months? 4 months? 12 weeks?

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Re: How long should I cycle lifting routines?

#2 Postby veggiesasquatch » Thu Jun 14, 2012 2:11 pm

Anything you do should be a minimum of 6 weeks I think so you can see progression. I use 5/3/1 as my core programming then I add in various assistance but I have stalwarts like pull ups/dumbbell rowing ect
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