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. #1
    Senior Member
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    Feb 2002

    Everyone's Best routine, that got them the most gains.

    I would like to hear what everyone's routine was when they got there best gains.whether that be HIT,Max-ot, volume, static,periodization,HST, circuit and ect. Post the routine if you can.

    The routine that got me the best gains, was high volume, twice a week but I was on gear at the time.

    My best routine natural is the modified HIT routine that I posted in my journal.

    Interested to see what everyone else did to get the most gains.

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  3. #2
    Geordie The_Chicken_Daddy's Avatar
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    Jan 2001
    3 day a week i'm doing now!

    sun - legs

    tues - push

    fri - pull

    it's tits.
    "Geordie/'d3c:di/n. & adj. Brit colloq. n. 1 a native of Tyneside. 2 the dialect spoken on Tyneside. adj. of or relating to Tyneside, its people, or its dialect. [the name George + -IE]

  4. #3
    eating out millertime's Avatar
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    Nov 2001
    What works best for me is the standard 3 day split:

    I feel gains have more to do with the exercises then the split, because I'm doing more compound exercises now and experiencing more gains.

  5. #4
    Way below radar
    Join Date
    Jun 2001
    Somewhere between cognitive dissonance and the egocentric dilemma
    The routine that is listed on the first page of my journal:

    Short version: 3 workouts per week or per 1.5 weeks

    I could give all to Time except - except
    What I myself have held. But why declare
    The things forbidden that while the Customs slept
    I have crossed to Safety with? For I am There,
    And what I would not part with I have kept.

    --Robert Frost

  6. #5
    Senior Member Coster's Avatar
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    Nov 2001
    the best routine that made me grow was

    Sweat in time of peace, bleed less in time of war.

  7. #6
    Player Hater PowerManDL's Avatar
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    Feb 2001
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    I've had success with Westside, straight PLing programs a la Ed Coan, 5-day BB splits, 4-day BB splits, 3-day splits, OL-style programs split across 3-4 days, a 5-day strongman program I tried out, etc etc etc.

    As long as I work hard and rest, I can get results from about anything.

    Though I have to say, my current program is my favorite to date regarding strength and size gains. I've got another one I like better for Oly lifting/athletic performance.
    Vin Diesel has a fever.. and the only prescription is more cowbell.

    Budiak: That girl I maced
    Budiak: macked
    Budiak: heh maced
    Budiak: I wish

    ShmrckPmp5: a good thing people can't fire guns through the computer...your ass would have been shot years ago

    Y2A 47: youre smooth as hell
    Y2A 47: thats why you get outta tickets, and into panties

    galileo: you're a fucking beast and I hate you
    galileo: hate

    assgrabbers are never subtile, they will grabb ass whereever they go,public or not, I know the type, because I am one. - Rock

  8. #7
    Gettin Lean Goin_Big's Avatar
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    Feb 2001
    The best routine I ever followed was a 3 day routine doing squats and accessory monday, deads and accessory wednesday, and bench and accessory on friday.

    I went from a 135 lb squat to a 300 lb squat.
    I gained 40 pounds on bench
    I gained around 100 lbs on deadlifts

    The basics just seem to work the best for me

    All I did was 45 minutes 3 days a week, only 3 sets on the squats, bench, and dls and only 4 - 6 reps

    The accessory stuff was 10-12 reps

    It's really quite amazing that lifting less gives you the best results.
    Beachbody coaching lets you turn your hobby into a career - Beachbody

  9. #8
    Moderator Adam's Avatar
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    Jan 2001
    Alberta, Canada
    My best routien so far was westside.
    Best Meet @ Lifts@181:...............Best gym lifts
    Squat...- 403..........................Squat....- 395 w/belt
    Bench...- 303..........................Bench....- 300....Paused in meet - 281
    Deadlift.- 503.....Unofficial 513...Deadlift..- 490
    Total....- 1,203...IPF Class II......All done raw, Touch'n go bench

    "Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly" Robert F. Kennedy

    "A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he gives up"

    "However beautiful the strategy you should occasionally look at the results" John Berardi

    Powerlifting Westside Style


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