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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    Chin Ups: BW+15 x6 BW+15 x6 BW+15 x6 DB...

    Chin Ups:

    BW+15 x6
    BW+15 x6
    BW+15 x6

    DB Rows:

    50s x8 (per arm)
    50s x8
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    Yeah it sucked, my entire body was just dead...

    Yeah it sucked, my entire body was just dead after the workout yesterday. I have no idea how people do 20 rep squats.
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    Squats: 215x6 215x6 215x12 These felt...

    Squats:

    215x6
    215x6
    215x12

    These felt great, I was really excited about them.

    DB Lunges:
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    Bench Press: 155x8 155x8 155x10 Really...

    Bench Press:

    155x8
    155x8
    155x10

    Really easy, just got tired out on the last set.

    Dips:
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    Yeah, I don't think my form is bad at all but...

    Yeah, I don't think my form is bad at all but last week I pushed really hard close to my max. My lower back had some pain in it for a few days afterwards so just to be safe I dropped the weight for...
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    I was on Madcow a couple years ago and really...

    I was on Madcow a couple years ago and really like it. That might be my next stop.


    Today's workout went pretty well. My lower back is torched.

    Deadlifts:

    185x8
    185x8
    185x12
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    Yeah, I know what you mean. As long as I'm...

    Yeah, I know what you mean. As long as I'm gaining at a good rate, I plan to stay on this routine. Probably no more than 2 more cycles. I like it because it's a non-intimidating transition into...
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    Yeah, it caught my eye and once I started reading...

    Yeah, it caught my eye and once I started reading about it, it interested me. The first cycle saw some good strength gains. I'm not sure how it will hold up over time though. I only train each body...
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    Back and Bi's today. Chinups: BW+10 x8...

    Back and Bi's today.

    Chinups:

    BW+10 x8
    BW+10 x8
    BW+10 x8

    I had to take a couple breaks during the last set to get all the reps.
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    I was busy last night so I'll post yesterday's...

    I was busy last night so I'll post yesterday's workout now. All sets posted are working sets.

    Squats:

    185x8
    185x8
    185x12

    I might have been able to get up to 15 reps on the last set but I...
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    GST Training Journal

    Hey guys! Starting up a new cycle of my routine and figured I'd keep a log here for some motivation. Here's a little background info...

    I'm 19 years old, 5'10" 175 pounds. I've trained pretty hard...
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    I started the program about 5 weeks ago. I'm 18...

    I started the program about 5 weeks ago. I'm 18 and 5'11. I've had a nagging lower back pain for the past couple months so that affected my routine. After the first week I dropped squats and rack...
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    Sure thing.

    Sure thing.
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    Need Help Bulking

    Ok I am 16 and am 5' 10'', 165 pounds and really feel like I need to go on a bulk diet. I have a pretty decent amount of muscle on me and have great tone. The thing is I have been lifting very hard,...
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    Maybe I just didn't fully understand the memo in...

    Maybe I just didn't fully understand the memo in the program outline but I don't understand how this will really help my bench. My current benching routine is 3 sets of 5 reps with 175, supersetting...
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    Ok and will the M: 3x3, W: 2x3, and F: 2x2 format...

    Ok and will the M: 3x3, W: 2x3, and F: 2x2 format stay the same for all four weeks?
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    Ok I am definitely going to try this. But one...

    Ok I am definitely going to try this. But one question. I read and re-read the entire program and must have missed this both times. After my warmup, how many sets of the specified weight do I do? And...
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    [QUOTE=Klotz;1943508]Ok I'm sorry I can't...

    [QUOTE=Klotz;1943508]Ok I'm sorry I can't ethically promote that. It's a joke routine created to make fun of people who post routines like yours. However, everybody starts out knowing nothing, so now...
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    Wow this does look like a great routine! But the...

    Wow this does look like a great routine! But the one thing I don't like is just doing chest once a week. And I'm not sure I have access to all those machines.
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    Day 2 I do legs and shoulders. I play hockey so...

    Day 2 I do legs and shoulders. I play hockey so the lower body workout is mostly leg conditioning and plyometrics.

    5 Deadlifts
    8 Broad Jumps
    8 (each) One Leg Step Ups
    12 Lat Pulldowns
    25...
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