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: Back & Biceps?

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    I used to do back/biceps as well. It was the...

    I used to do back/biceps as well. It was the popular routine that many people had been doing. Only thing is, that when you work your back, your biceps are involved as a secondary muscle. Same with...
  2. Thread: Mass Making

    by Toregar
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    Mass Making

    Alright, so I figured I'd try to develop my own routine, rather than use someone else's, based upon what I felt worked best for my body. This is what I've come up with.

    Monday

    Chest/Bi's
    ...
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    Hehe found it by doing a 5X5 search. Had to sift...

    Hehe found it by doing a 5X5 search. Had to sift through a few articles though. I agree with doing back before shoulders, I'll change it accordingly. Thanks for the feedback !
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    Found this Routine ...

    So, I stopped my strict diet and began eating clean for more LBM. Found this routine, and wanted to get started on it. I always feel better starting a new routine with your guys' and gals' stamp of...
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    Aye, I cooked 2 bags of chicken lasnight which...

    Aye, I cooked 2 bags of chicken lasnight which will last me the entirety of this week =P.

    I just might include a very lean cut of beef somewhere in there.

    Like Built said, endlessly tweaking...
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    Thanks again guys ^_^. Would be much tougher...

    Thanks again guys ^_^. Would be much tougher going w/o your advice =P.
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    Monday diet so far.

    I'm 6'0" @ 236 lbs currently. Approx b/f % 23/24. Normal caloric intake was 5,000 calories a day with 300 + grams protein, 400 - 600 Grams Carbs, and 100 G + Fat. I was just looking to add as much...
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    Thanks a lot Mike, I will do just that. And yeah,...

    Thanks a lot Mike, I will do just that. And yeah, you hit it bang on. I wanted to go to the extreme to get cut for spring time and what not. But you are right in assuming that the shock would be too...
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    I was pressed for time to post because work was...

    I was pressed for time to post because work was about over. Anyways, I had lifted for a couple years before this 12 week mass phase. A lot of what I had gained back was from muscle memory. That and I...
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    12 week mass gain on to 12 week cut phase

    Mass gain is over. Now for the hard part.

    Start weight @ 171 b/f 16 % approx, end weight @ 238 23-24 b/f % approx.

    Height 6'0"

    I would like to try a go at a carb cycle program but I can't...
  11. Thread: Overtaxing ?

    by Toregar
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    Shameless Bump

    Shameless Bump
  12. Thread: bulking pics

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    Looking good bro ! More pics and keep us updated !

    Looking good bro ! More pics and keep us updated !
  13. Thread: Overtaxing ?

    by Toregar
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    Overtaxing ?

    Alright, I recently started this routine mentioned by FortifiedIron in a previous post somewhere.


    Week 1: 3x12
    Week 2: 3x10
    Week 3: 3x8
    Week 4: 4x6
    Week 5: 5x5
    Week 6: 6x4
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    I think you'll be fine bro. I was involved in an...

    I think you'll be fine bro. I was involved in an accident and had to go to a chiropracter where he took my head in his hands and without warning pulled and snapped my neck to the left, a resounding...
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    That looks like a really great all around...

    That looks like a really great all around program. I'll substitute an exercises here and there but looks really great. Thanks for the link.
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    So 5 X 5 Yay or Nay ?

    Ok, I understand how the routine works. What I need is a program that YOU guys would recommend for me to use. I trust the sources on these boards above all else. I can't sift through all the tons of...
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    I agree with the front raises. I forget exactly...

    I agree with the front raises. I forget exactly why I implemented them ... lol

    I think you're right as well on too much bis and tris. I'll cut out an exercise and go for three heavy sets.

    ABS...
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    5X5 routines ? as in 5 routines 5 days a week...

    5X5 routines ? as in 5 routines 5 days a week with weekends off ?

    I partially agree with you in that I have too much isolation in there.

    I'm not small but I'm not huge by any means at 213 lbs...
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    Thanks man I'll take those into consideration. ...

    Thanks man I'll take those into consideration.

    The reason I have Chest/Bi's and Back/Tri's paired up as opposed to the classic chest/tri's back/bi's is because when I would do chest my tri's would...
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    2 on, 1 off, 2 on, 2 off Good routine ?

    I've read many, many, many articles on weight training. I'm gonna try to give you guys as much information as possible to go on. This is the split I've chosen and been working with the past 3 months....
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