It was called The Golden 6 Workout. Arnold used it early in his training career. And it’s a 3-day full body routine.
Which reminds of the legend Mike Mentzer, who also used and recommended 3-day full-body training plans (especially earlier in his career).
And…that’s exactly how I train today. I simply get better results. I can generate direct growth stimulation in every single muscle 3 times a week, as opposed to once a week with a split routine.
So before we look at Arnold’s routine, let me tell you that my free Targeted Hypertrophy Training workout will have you train your whole body with 19 total sets to failure on Monday and Friday, with 17 sets on Wednesday.
But…there is also a 5-day split rotuine for you to cycle it with (alternating every 10 weeks).
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Arnold’s Golden Six Workout
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So there are 20-21 sets to train your whole body across 6 different exercises.
There are no weights for both chin-ups and sit-ups. Just do as many reps as you can to failure.
Do I recommend this workout? Yes, but only for beginners (less than 6 months training experience).
Beyond that, there isn’t enough variation in exercises for full development. And there aren’t enough isolation exercises. For example, there is no direct targeting of the triceps like push downs, or shrugs for the traps.The best hypertrophy workout includes both compound and isolation exercises.
I’ve said before to think of compound exercises as the bombs and isolation exercises as the snipers. You need both.
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So, give this a go if you’re within your first 6 months of training, then get your butt onto THT! As I said above, you will train every muscle in your body with 19 total sets to failure on Monday and Friday, and 17 sets on Wednesday with a variation of compound and isolation movements. And…IT’S DAMN EFFECTIVE!
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