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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?

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    Mixing Olympic & Bodybuilding routines

    so i want to start incorporating power cleans,squat cleans, and clean & jerk into my workout but im not exactly sure how to do this while still keeping a hypertrophy routine also. i decided to try the WBB 2 so they need to be added on to that. theres probably unnecessary repetitive movements so please make some critiques of what/where to add/remove/replace with the new lifts.

    monday: chest/back

    power cleans (3x3)
    incline DB press (2x9)
    innergrip chins (2x9)
    flat flys (2x9)
    deadlifts (3x6)
    decline BB press (2x9)
    seated cable rows (2x9)

    wednesday: legs

    squat cleans (3x3)
    back squats (1x10)
    front squats (1x6)
    quad extensions (1x15)
    hamstring curls (2x9)
    calfs (2x25)

    friday: arms/shoulders

    clean and jerk (5x5)
    arnold press (3x6)
    incline curls (2x9)
    weighted dips (2x9)
    incline hammers (2x9)

    im not really sure what range of reps to do with olympic lifts but i know at about 5 im exhausted.


    if it helps ive been looking at this example: http://www.musclenet.com/olympiclifting.htm
    Last edited by JonTheFisher; 05-21-2008 at 09:58 PM.

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    I'm going to be trying to add some Oly lifts to my routine in the near future too. I've found that people generally recommend you do the Oly lifts first. Like on your leg day, do squat cleans before squats.
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    I dont think yours is very good. I do something like this: (kinda PL/OLY split)

    Snatch Work
    ME Squat
    SLDL
    Dips
    Calf raises


    ME DL on Week 1 and DE DL on Week 2
    DE Squat
    OH Press
    Pullup
    Decline Crunches


    CnJ Work
    Incline Bench
    BO Rows
    Front Squat
    Various Plyometric work


    All of my lifts have been going up with the exception of DL(which seems to be rising steadily and slowly), but I always have consistency problems with that one.
    Last edited by ZenMonkey; 05-21-2008 at 07:01 PM.
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    Yeah, trying to put the quick lifts into a body-part split program doesn't make sense to me. You're hitting a lot of muscle on a heavy clean & jerk.

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    alright i edited the OP but what lifts would you take out on each day? on fridays i took out skull crushers and lateral raises because of c&j
    Last edited by JonTheFisher; 05-21-2008 at 09:58 PM.

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