How many times a week should you train chest?
Most studies have determined that total weekly volume is the determining factor in building muscle.
Hitting each muscle group 2 times a week allows for optimal weekly volume.
That means instead of only doing legs and chest one time a week, ideally you should be doing it two times a week..
What happens if I train chest everyday?
“If you’re training arms and chest everyday with high repetition and no weights at all, there is no negative effect on the body,” advises Riskalla. “Problems usually happen when a session with heavy weights is performed over and over without change, on the same muscle group.”
Can you train muscles 3 times a week?
A training frequency of once a week will get you bigger muscles, but research as highlighted below shows that a training frequency of 2-3 times per week is more effective in reaching this goal.
Is 30 sets a week too much?
Most evidence-based fitness professionals recommend a training volume of 10-15 sets per muscle group per week. I’ve recommended 10-30 sets in my interviews the past years for most individuals with some outliers using higher volumes, like IFBB Pro Nina Ross.
Can you get pecs by just doing push ups?
The classic push-up is a great exercise for improving muscular endurance in your pecs, front shoulders and triceps, as well as a fantastic way to work these muscles to full failure to encourage muscle size growth. To do this, perform a set of push-ups to failure after every set of bench presses.