Split Vs full body workouts

This seems to be a popular debate, so I thought I would give my opinion on it.

First of all, if you don't know what is meant by the terms 'split' and 'full body' workouts, here are the meanings. Split workouts are simply workouts that are aimed at different parts of the body each session - I.e. one day you train legs, the next you train back and chest. Full body workouts are simply working the whole body during your workout. But what one is best? I don't actually think that just one is the best, I think it depends what your goals are, the equipment that is available to you and the time you have to train.

If you have limited equipment, then I would say a full body workout is a must, simply because you havent got the equipment to enable you to split your workouts. You can't really have a great leg session if you don't have a squat rack or certain weights. Split workouts are great for people wanting to build muscle, as you can train certain muscles 100%. What I mean by that is, you cant give 100% on each muscle in a full body workout  because your energy levels will drop after a while. Saying that, some people believe a full body workout gives a better boost in muscle building than split workouts. It is also known that full body workouts burn way more calories,  which is why I guess they are the preffered method for people who want to lose weight.

So, as I said, it does depend on a few things, you just have to do what you think is best for you and your lifestyle.

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