how should you feel after you leave the gym?

I recently started 531BBB and even though I sweat my dick off during the workouts and do some extra stuff beyond what Lord Wendler recommends, I feel like I have a lot left in the tank when I walk out the door. It hasn't even been 2 hours but I already want to get back in there for the next lift. I calculated my lifts/training max according to Wendler's wishes.
OTOH I used to do a self-programmed PPL, and felt exhausted when I walked out the door and for a good bit after I got home, I wouldn't feel ready to go again until well into the next day when it was almost gym time.
Which is better?

  1. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    Homy shit I’m on day10 of nofap your picrel almost made me bust

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      [...]
      same

      glad i'm not the only one

  2. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    what the fuck is your goal

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      increase lifts, look better, what else

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        so 531 is better for strength, ppl for hypertrophy

  3. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    For me, it's PaP1LPbP2
    >Pa - OHP Strength, OHP hyper/volume
    >Pb - Bench Strength, Bench hyper/volume
    >Leg (squats, whatever)
    >P1 - Deadlift strength, Pullup volume
    >P2 - RDL / Tbar Hypertrophy, Weighted Pullup Strength
    And on the "Strength" I follow a 5/3/1 pattern.

  4. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    Why did I have dirty thoughts when I first saw OP's pic.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      Homy shit I’m on day10 of nofap your picrel almost made me bust

      same

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      Homy shit I’m on day10 of nofap your picrel almost made me bust

      [...]
      same

      spread legs

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        Fuckin coomers

  5. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    Not like you beat yourself into the ground. But you should feel at least somewhat sore in the muscles you hit. But not so sore that it carries into your next session

  6. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    Do the last set til failure on each compound

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      DYEL that's literally 531

  7. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    I'm new to lifting, I'm doing 2hrs a day, 5 days a week.

    I feel pretty similar after workouts. I think it's just a sign that I'm eating enough to regenerate my tissue. I only ever felt completely gassed back when I'd try to work out on a less than sufficient diet.

    Also, Something that increases recovery AND makes you feel exhausted after a workout is to hit the sauna for 15 minutes.

  8. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    Used to feel the same doing 5x5. I was at the parking lot feeling like going back inside, while PPL would destroy me. But I had to choose the first due to duties during the day. And I got nice gainz.
    So, in the end the answer is which one gives you better results. Not about energy expenditure.

  9. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    The first cycle or two should be too easy. You're doing it right.

  10. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    For size and gains building the monolith is better but is way harder

  11. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    it's probably just the way it is on 5/3/1. I feel the same but am progressing just fine.

  12. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    Every thread I open I see him

  13. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    you sound like you're at the start of the program. wait until like 5/6 cycles in.

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