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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  1. Thread: 5 x 5 routine

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    5 x 5 routine

    Has anyone out there tried a 5 x 5 routine? and if so what kind of results did you get?, did you do 1 bodypart per week with one exercise or what is a good 5x5 routine....
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    It has squats in the routine although Vince did...

    It has squats in the routine although Vince did not like them, anyway its not the exercises Im talking about , its the routine itself
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    Vince Girondas 8x8

    Have any of you read the current issue of Ironman with the 8x8 article? If so what are your thoughts about this training method. I thought it was a very good routine....comments..?
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    I trust your opinion because after you said it ,...

    I trust your opinion because after you said it , it made total since to me. I wanted to leave the power cleans on friday so then I have 2 days of rest right after them. Maybe do some cardio on the...
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    Your probably right, I should throw out the...

    Your probably right, I should throw out the Monday power cleans and friday incline bench. That makes more since I suppose
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    My 5x5 Routine (comments)

    Monday: Power cleans 5x5
    Bench 5x5
    Squat 1x20
    Stiff leg 1x20

    Wed: Deadlift 5x5
    Mil Press 5x5
    Close grip bench 4x10
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    Hey shamrock, what school you going into?

    Hey shamrock, what school you going into?
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    Thats the Navy Seal Routine, look it up at a Seal...

    Thats the Navy Seal Routine, look it up at a Seal websight, it will get you in shape fast but its more endurance training Ive used it before to train for tournaments a couple of yrs ago.
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    sounds good to me, you guys know what your...

    sounds good to me, you guys know what your talking about so I think I will give it a try........THANKS
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    5x5 for gains ???

    Since we had the discussion on the 5x5 training and everyone seemed to like it, do you guys think its possible to gain size off of it? I think you can, has anyone out there made good gains with it?...
  11. Thread: 5x5 routine

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    I have always liked the 5x5. here is what I did:...

    I have always liked the 5x5. here is what I did:
    Sunday: Deadlift, Bench,Chins,skull crushers.
    Wed: Squats,Mil press,shrugs,straight bar curls
    Cardio 3x per week on opposite days.
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    Adam, your right I will probably drop the singles...

    Adam, your right I will probably drop the singles and add another 3 rep set, probably get better gains that way.....Thanks
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    You think I should keep the sets the same but...

    You think I should keep the sets the same but maybe do only 1 single per week, or maybe every other week?
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    That was for my Bench as an example, I failed to...

    That was for my Bench as an example, I failed to mention that in my last post...sorry
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    They are heavy for me.....when I first started...

    They are heavy for me.....when I first started this routine my singles were 225. I added 10 lbs every week until I started sticking then switched to 5 lbs jumps. Im now around265-270 range for...
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    Size & Strength Routine (comments)

    Monday: Bench :8,5,3,1,1,1,5
    Db Inc flyes, ss with Db inc press 2x

    Skull crushers, ss with rope pushdowns

    Wednesday: Deadlift:8,5,3,1,1,1,5
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    Thought about changing to 1x20 on squats...what...

    Thought about changing to 1x20 on squats...what night would you put rows in?...should I throw out something in place of them...maybe cleans.....I put them in to help get away from deadlifts for...
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    My goal is to gain a little mass, cut a little...

    My goal is to gain a little mass, cut a little weight, give myself more recovery time, working construction takes it out of me sometimes and I dont recoup quick enough yet on a 3 x per week or 4x per...
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    I will probably cut the sets down to 4 x 15, and...

    I will probably cut the sets down to 4 x 15, and change the squats to 6x6....its not bad if you set your mind to it...
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    I plan to change the exercises and rep scheme to...

    I plan to change the exercises and rep scheme to about 5x15 with a 30-45 sec rest between sets in about 2 mths. right now I rest about 90 sec between sets and 2 mins between exercises
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