The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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  2. It was actually Layne Norton's routine that got...

    It was actually Layne Norton's routine that got me thinking about this. I did like his routine, but honestly, that volume scared me - and I don't really have 5 days to dedicate to the gym per week. ...
  3. Hmm, maybe I'll drop the "power" portion down to...

    Hmm, maybe I'll drop the "power" portion down to 2 exercises and then just rotate the second exercise each weak. IE Dead/BB Rows, then Dead/Cleans, then Dead/Shrugs, etc. Thank for the suggestion,...
  4. Thoughts on this "power/hypertrophy" pull/push split?

    Thinking about a routine something like this.

    M/W/F split
    M Dead/Pulling
    W Bench/Pressing
    F Squat/Legs

    Each day essentially 4-5 power compound movements at 5x5.
    M Dead/Power Cleans/BB...
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    Any skiiers around?

    Ski season is approaching. I started skiing when I was 5 or so and skied till probably 12-13 when my father tore his ACL and stopped skiing. My first time back on skis was last New Year's when I...
  6. 10/19/08 Squat 135x8 225x8 315x6 365x4...

    10/19/08

    Squat
    135x8
    225x8
    315x6
    365x4
    405x2
    425x1
  7. As awesome as that was, there's no way that was...

    As awesome as that was, there's no way that was good for his body. Eek.
  8. I'm working nights at the moment and I can't...

    I'm working nights at the moment and I can't begin to tell you how much I love lifting in the middle of the night. The last few nights (1-4am or so) I've been the only person in the gym and it's all...
  9. I didn't realize people squatted in boxers.

    I didn't realize people squatted in boxers.
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    I know how the OP feels, my legs (thighs...

    I know how the OP feels, my legs (thighs specifically) have always been proportionately larger than the rest of my musculature from a combination of genetics/lifting/football I'd say. "Stylish"...
  11. 10/18/08 Flat DB Bench 75x10x3 Dips BWx10x3...

    10/18/08
    Flat DB Bench
    75x10x3

    Dips
    BWx10x3

    Incline DB Bench
    50x10x2
    55x10
  12. 10/16/08 Squat 135x10 225x8 315x6x3 ...

    10/16/08
    Squat
    135x10
    225x8
    315x6x3

    Pullups
    BWx10x2 @14
    BWx10 @13
    BWx1 @10
  13. 10/14/08 Bench 135x10 225x5x2 235x3x2...

    10/14/08

    Bench
    135x10
    225x5x2
    235x3x2
    245x2
    255x1
    265x1
  14. 10/10/08 Squat 135x10 225x8 315x6x4 ...

    10/10/08

    Squat
    135x10
    225x8
    315x6x4

    Pullups
    BWx10 @15 assist
    BWx10 @14 assist
  15. 10/7/08 Bench 135x10 225x3x6 245x2 Dips...

    10/7/08

    Bench
    135x10
    225x3x6
    245x2

    Dips
    BWx10x3
  16. 9/30/08 Squat 135x8 225x8 315x6x3 365x2x2...

    9/30/08

    Squat
    135x8
    225x8
    315x6x3
    365x2x2

    Pullups (@15)
    BWx10x3
  17. 9/28/08 Bench 135x10 225x7 225x5 225x4...

    9/28/08

    Bench
    135x10
    225x7
    225x5
    225x4
    270x1 (new PR)

    Incline Bench
  18. 9/25/08 Squat 135x8 225x8 315x6x3 ...

    9/25/08

    Squat
    135x8
    225x8
    315x6x3

    Deadlift
    225x8
    275x5x2
  19. 9/23/08 Bench 135x10 205x8 225x5 225x4x2...

    9/23/08

    Bench
    135x10
    205x8
    225x5
    225x4x2
    235x4
    255x1
    265x1 (new PR)
  20. 9/20/08 DB Flat Bench 70x10x3 DB Incline...

    9/20/08

    DB Flat Bench
    70x10x3

    DB Incline Bench
    45x10x3 (really easy as far as weight, but my delts fatigued so quickly around rep 7, that they really limited my incline)

    Hang Power Cleans...
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