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Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 1, Day 5

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 1, Day 5

Today is all about the quads, hamstrings and core. Time to show your legs and abs some tough love.

Jim Stoppani's 12 Week Shortcut To Size: Ph 1, Wk 1, Day 5 - Legs/Abs

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Rest your swollen shoulders. You dominated delts yesterday, so give your upper-body a break and focus on your wheels. That's right: Today is leg day, and leg day means war.

You better pick a suitable soundtrack, because music will make or break your fourth set of squats and deadlifts. This workout is high volume, so make sure the volume in your ears is cranked up to match.

This is your last workout of microcycle 1, which means 12-15 reps per set. Don't forget your finishing rest-pause sets, which should leave you limping. If you're not hobbling out of the gym after this workout, you didn't do it right.

Lay waste to your legs and abs so you can build them up, bigger and stronger, with rest and nutrition. You've got two rest days after this, so make today's workout worth both of them.

Remember to watch all the workout videos this week! They're packed with unique tips and extra info.

Schedule. Track. Succeed.

Workout 4: Legs/Abs

* Shoot for at least 20-30 reps, but if you can do more, continue until reaching failure. If you cannot complete 20 reps, do as many as you can trying to get as close to 20 reps as possible.

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holy cow my legs are smoked! what are some HIIT workouts some of you guys do? i need some ideas.

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Ok, I'm no beginner. I did two rounds of Shortcut2Shred befor I started Shortcut2Size. Perfect results! I've lost all the weight I gained over the last few years I didn't workout. I feel great and I must say that I'm very fit, but this leg workout killed me. I've added two exercises (Adductor-, Abductur machine) The soreness is unbelievable. Two days later I can barely walk! Siting down is quite the challenge as well. I'm also following the nutrition and sup very closely. I have a real good feeling concerning this program. Can't wait to see the end results.
Thanx doc.

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