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The 30 day arm challenge

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THe thread itself is closed, but wanted to know more tbh [MENTION=22398]Milky[/MENTION] , so my understanding is it was 30 days to train arms has best you can and log the before and after pics etc and the winner is the most improved ?

So out of interest , what did most people actually do, I notice some gained by 0.5 inches, was that pumped up or cold ?

Did anyone actually hammer arms every single day ?

I'm interested to see what actually proved the best method here.

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ye same here, interested in this

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I do arms everyday.... always have lol

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I am myself and only locked the thread to avoid any late entries and mither.

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I am myself and only locked the thread to avoid any late entries and mither.

Yeah I know that, I just wanted to know more about how ppl trained and their results.

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I do arms everyday.... always have lol

So it dont work then lol

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[MENTION=14287]Patsy[/MENTION] *high five*

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So it dont work then lol

HEY

slow progress is progress! :D

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Well to those who put on half an inch in a month, what did they do ?

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Well to those who put on half an inch in a month, what did they do ?

spoke to a lad yesterday who was part of the challenge and he put 0.5 - 1" on in the 30 days doing bi's and tri's every other day - e.g monday bi's, tuesday tri's, wed bi's etc etc

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I actually gained over an inch. I was training bis n tris every day alternately but the last week I was struggling with that so just went back to my normal 5 day split

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I put on 1/2 an inch cold on my arms but I only managed 20 days due to illness...

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I'm interested to know more

As if someone did improve by doing arms every day or every other day, clearly over training is a good thing??

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Might throw in a few sets of dips and pull ups at the end of each workout if 1/2inch can be gained in 30 days!

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Might try this then. But did people train their arms every workout session or literally every day 7 days a week? Because if I were to do it on my workouts I would only get 16 arm sessions in within 30 days... at that rate it would take just under 60 days to get 30 sessions in.

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i fcuked up and couldnt sort pics for the final. my own fault for leaving it last min :sad:

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seems the guys that got the most out of it were those that were smashing them daily

i was only doing them twice a week. was harder than i thought fitting them into my split with all the other stuff i was doing

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I gained half an inch and did hammer curls and side lateral raises daily I used light weights and out the 30days I think I only missed a couple..I'm going to carry on and see how I get on

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I gained half an inch and did hammer curls and side lateral raises daily I used light weights and out the 30days I think I only missed a couple..I'm going to carry on and see how I get on

What kind of volume did you use? I imagine doing them every day you wouldn't need much volume at all?

I do a 4 day split at current and thinking I might try this 30 day arms thing and just do my cardio on the extra days.

I'm cutting though and about to cut my diet even further next week :( might not have the same gains as some.

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What kind of volume did you use? I imagine doing them every day you wouldn't need much volume at all?

I do a 4 day split at current and thinking I might try this 30 day arms thing and just do my cardio on the extra days.

I'm cutting though and about to cut my diet even further next week :( might not have the same gains as some.

I was also meant to be cutting but I fell off a few times its nit junk food I just tend to over eat, with the arm routine i kept it simple as I lose interest easily lol

Hammer curls 10kg 15x5

Side lateral raises 10kg 5x5

I'm thinking of going slightly heavier but carry on daily..

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So higher volume seems to work, but I guess if you went heavy you'd never recover enough to do other body parts.

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[MENTION=22398]Milky[/MENTION] did we find out who the winner was?

Oh sh*t !

Was meant to contact Whey man tonight but been distracted.....

Sorry chaps...

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I trained either biceps or triceps every day. Then on a chest/tricep I'd do biceps and on back/biceps day I'd do triceps. I did a mixture of heavy/low reps and light/high reps. Added half an inch cold.

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it seems it works then, for everyone who was involved what routine did you use?

How many sets and reps etc

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