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How many days a week should you train?
Of all the email questions that we receive, one of the most popular asks about
training frequency. Some people heard its best to train several time a day and
others heard that you should only train once every ten days…
My opinion? Train every single day.
Whoa! Wait a minute, I'm sure you're thinking that you'll be burn out before the
week is done if you do that.
What I'm trying to say is that there is much more to training than just lifting
- When you do a few minutes of stretching while waiting at a red light; that's
- When you do deep breathing exercises while walking to lunch; that's training
- When you write down your goals; that's training
- When you turn off the TV and go to bed a little earlier; that's training
- When you go to the library to educate yourself on anatomy, physiology and
related topics; that's training
So you see, it really comes down to creating the situations and doing the things
that make you "keener, finer and more competent." Training is a commitment to
improvement... you can always find something to improve on.
Now, as far as the actual weight training…two to three times a week is plenty if
you do it right. Yes, that goes for grip training as well. (Also don't fall into
the trap of thinking that the hands are under “different rules” and must be
trained in a radically different manner than your other muscle groups. This just
While you certainly can lift more often than 2-3 times a week, in many cases,
this will cause you to neglect some other area of development which isn't a good