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Hey guys,

In a couple of days time I am going to sign up for a gym membership as I generally want to gain some muscles and do something during the halfterm instead of being home all day.

Anyway my question is how many times a week should I attend the gym and for how long should each session be?

I want to work on my biceps, upper body and some running.

Thanks,
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Would recommend you to train one and a half up to two hours in a gym. Otherwise your efforts tends to for nothing. Just because too much of gaining muscles would lead to atony and the whole training has no effect. Also recommend you to take a break for the day after and going to the gym on next day. Taking a break means your muscles have time to rest and to build themselves up.
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I generally do 1 hour at the gym, 5/7 days a week. I don't particularly stick to a routine though. Anymore than an hour and a half is pointless because apparently the body becomes derived of testosterone, so nothing will be happening to the muscles. Or so I've read...

I usually go Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu, Sat (Non-match days) or Sundays if Saturday is a match day.
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(Original post by abrack)
I generally do 1 hour at the gym, 5/7 days a week. I don't particularly stick to a routine though. Anymore than an hour and a half is pointless because apparently the body becomes derived of testosterone, so nothing will be happening to the muscles. Or so I've read...

I usually go Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu, Sat (Non-match days) or Sundays if Saturday is a match day.
Depends on how often you are training in a week. If someone trains just twice a week, two hours in a gym to gain muscles is okay. Five times a week as in your case would be too much without a doubt, so one hour is sufficient.
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Depends on entirely on what routine you're doing. Look at the FAQ for some suggestions
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I go for an hour twice a week then run once a week on top of the gym
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"Want to work on my biceps and upper body"

The definition of a noob, you can't neglect the rest of your body.
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