Anonymous asked in HealthDiet & Fitness · 6 months ago

Is working out 5 times a week too much?

I’m a 16yo male and I workout two days in a row and then I have a rest day. I first do my arms, chest, biceps etc then my legs. I always do my abs when I’m at the gym.

I’m 175cm tall and weigh 68kg.

3 Answers

  • .
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Not at all. It's fine. Having 2 rest days is great. Some people find that once they get their fitness to where they want it, they can maintain it by working out 3 - 4x a week. Others just prefer to workout 5, 6 or 7 days a week. The body REALLY does need at least 1 rest day, where you do no structured exercise. Overdoing it is a recipe for injury and mental burnout. 

  • Guber
    Lv 5
    6 months ago

    This sounds like a pretty good schedule.  Just be sure to recover, don't get too sore, and take an extra day off if you feel like you need it.  And get a physical!

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    If that is working out for you, then keep doing it.  

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