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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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    Muscle_g's training log

    I will start posting my training up tomorrow. Right now I am getting ready for the APA Carolina's Classic in Georgetown, SC on Oct. 25th. I'm on week 4 in my training cycle, I am planning on competeing in the Drug Free 242's Unlimited gear class.

    Goals are
    610-620 Squat
    390-405 Bench
    490-500 Dead
    1500+ total

    My training split is
    Mon- Squat
    Tue- Bench
    Thu- Deadlifts
    Fri- Declines
    Last edited by muscle_g; 08-27-2008 at 04:03 PM.

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    Mon- Bench Press day

    Monday 8/18/08 Bench(WK 4)

    Warm-Up
    Side Raises: 5x12, 8x12
    Hammer Curls: 10x15, 15x15

    Bench Press
    45x10
    95x8
    135x5
    185x3
    225x2
    255x6
    260x5 didn't try a 6th rep
    235x7 missed 8th rep

    DB Floor Press
    50x10
    55x8
    60x8

    Nautilus Compound Rows
    140x12
    160x12
    180x12
    DB Shrugs(static hold)
    45x12
    50x12
    55x12

    Rear Delts on Cable Machine
    10x12x2
    15x12x2
    20x12x2

    Hammer Curls
    20x12
    25x12
    30x12

    (Good workout today, my bench sets felt pretty strong. Didn't do any tricep work today because my right elbow felt a little tender.)

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    Thu- Deadlift day

    Thursday 8/21/08 Deadlifts(WK 4)

    Warm-Up
    Leg Extensions: 35x25, 50x25
    Seated Leg Curls: 50x25, 65x25

    Block Pulls- Sumo
    135x5
    225x5
    315x3
    365x3
    405x6, 2 sets

    Trap-Bar Deadlifts
    155x5
    245x5
    335x5

    1-Legged Leg Curls/1-Legged Leg Extensions
    50x12/35x12
    60x12/50x12
    70x12/65x12

    Calf Presses(on Leg Press)
    175x20x3(2 legged)
    135x20x2(1 legged)

    Side Cable Bends
    90x15
    100x15
    110x15
    Seated Machine Crunches
    100x20
    120x20
    140x20

    (Good workout, considering how tired I was when I got off from work. All deadlift set felt strong today.)

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    Friday 8/22/08 Declines(WK 4)

    Warm-Up
    Side Raises: 5x12, 8x12
    Hammer Curls: 10x15, 15x15
    Pull Downs: 90x12, 100x12

    Decline Press(pinkys on power ring)
    45x10
    95x8
    135x5
    185x3
    225x2
    275x1
    315x6
    315x4 got off groove with the 5th rep
    295x6 missed 7th rep, burnt out

    Nautilus Compound Rows
    140x12
    160x12
    180x12

    Rear Delts on Cable Machine
    15x12
    20x12
    25x12
    Side Raises
    8x12
    10x12
    12x12

    Wrist Roller
    3 sets Reverse grip and regular grip

    (Had a pretty good workout, triceps were burnt after the Declines.)
    Last edited by muscle_g; 08-22-2008 at 05:57 PM.

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    Monday 8/25/08 Squats(WK 5)

    Warm-Up
    Leg Extensions: 35x25, 50x25
    Seated Leg Curls: 50x15, 65x15

    Box Squats(legal depth heigth)
    45x5
    135x5
    225x5
    315x1
    365x1(Belt, Briefs)
    405x1(Belt, Briefs)
    425x1(Belt, Briefs)

    Leg Press
    285x12
    485x12
    685x12
    885x12
    285x10x2(1 legged)

    (That was it, my wife was having a # 2 bathroom emergency lol. So I had to cut everything short. All squats felt really strong.)

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    Tuesday 8/26/08 Bench(WK 5)

    Warm-Up
    Side Raises: 5x12, 8x12
    Hammer Curls: 10x15, 15x15
    Pull Downs: 90x12, 100x12

    Bench Press
    45x10
    95x8
    135x5
    185x3
    225x2
    275x1
    305x3(DD shirt)
    315x3(DD shirt)
    325x3(DD shirt)
    Added 3 Board, took off shirt
    295x3x2
    Board Press sets were done with pinky finger on power rings

    Nautilus Compound Rows
    160x12
    180x12
    200x12
    DB Shrugs(static hold)
    60x12
    65x12
    70x12

    Rear Delts on Cable Machine
    10x12
    15x12
    20x12

    Reverse DB Wrist Curls
    10x20
    15x20
    20x20
    DB Wrist Curls
    15x20
    20x20
    25x20

    (Good workout, all bench sets felt nice and strong. I'm having to flip flop all my days because of work but it seems to working pretty good so far.)

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    Thursday 8/28/08 Deadlifts(WK 5)

    Deadlifts- Sumo
    135x5
    225x5
    315x3
    365x1
    405x1
    455x1(Max DL suit/straps up, Briefs, Belt)
    470x1(Max DL suit/straps up, Briefs, Belt) sumo PR!!!!

    Stiff-Legged DL's
    135x5
    185x5
    205x5
    225x5

    1-Legged Seated Leg Curls/ 1-Legged Leg Extensions
    50x12/50x12
    65x12/65x12
    80x12/80x12

    Calf Presses on Leg Press
    175x20x3(2 legged)
    135x20x2(1 legged)

    Cable Side Bends
    100x15
    110x15
    120x15
    Seated Crunch Machine
    95x20
    110x20
    125x20

    (Very good workout today, got a PR on deadlifts today. My sumo PR is only 10lbs less than my conventional PR so dead's are doing awesome.)

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    Friday 8/26/08 Declines(WK 5)

    Warm-Up
    Side Raises: 8x12, 10x12
    Hammer Curls: 10x15, 15x15
    Pull Downs: 90x12, 100x12

    Decline Press(pinkys on power ring)
    45x10
    95x8
    135x5
    185x3
    225x2
    275x1
    290x6, 2 sets
    270x8

    Nautilus Compound Rows
    140x12
    160x12
    180x12

    Rear Delts on Cable Machine
    10x12
    15x12
    20x12
    Side Raises
    8x12
    10x12
    12x12

    Hammer Curls
    30x12
    35x12
    40x12
    Tricep Pushdowns
    120x12
    140x12
    180x12

    (Good workout, decided not to go very heavy on Declines today.)

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    Wednesday 9/3/08 Aux(WK 6)

    Nautilus 4-Way Neck Machine
    45x20x2
    all 4 sides

    Seated Crunch Machine
    80x20
    95x20
    110x20
    DB Side Bends
    45x20x2

    Standing Calf Raises
    70x20x3
    Seated Calf Raises
    70x20x3

    Reverse DB Wrist Curls
    15x20x3
    DB Wrist Curls
    20x20x3

    (Pretty good workout,this is the first time I have gotten to the gym this week. My back and neck have been out of whack and hurting for some reason all week, but they felt better today.)

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    Thursday 9/4/08 Block Pulls(WK 6)

    Warm-Up
    Leg Extensions: 35x25, 50x25
    Seated Leg Curls: 50x25, 65x25

    Block Pulls- Sumo
    135x5
    225x5
    315x5
    365x3
    405x6
    425x6

    SSB Box Squats
    155x5x3

    1-Legged Seated Leg Curls
    65x12
    80x12
    95x12
    each leg
    1-Legged Leg Extensions
    65x12
    80x12
    95x12
    each leg

    Calf Presses on Leg Press
    175x20x3(2 legged)
    135x20x2(1 legged)

    Standing Cable Crunches
    120x12
    140x12
    160x12

    (That was it, had a pretty good but a really tiresome workout all in one.)

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