The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Its 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
    Wannabebig New Member
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    Oct 2009

    Grad school routine

    Hi - I'm a grad student (plus work full time) so I don't have much time in the week to commit to working out - at the most 4 hours.

    I'd like to get in shape for my wedding next June.

    I want to gain muscle on my chest, shoulders, arms and back (mostly focused on chest though), and I'd also like to lose fat from my mid-section.

    At my disposal I have a power cage, a set of dumbells and p90x dvds.

    Can you suggest a 3 or 4-day workout routine?


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  3. #2
    Modding My Bod
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Do you have an olympic bar and weights to accompany the power cage? I recommend to read the stickies posted above and I personally suggest looking up Mark Rippetoe's Starting Strength. Hope that helps!

  4. #3
    Wannabebig New Member
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    Oct 2009
    Yes - I have the olympic bar and a full set of weight plates

    Thanks for the suggestion

  5. #4
    SchModerator ZenMonkey's Avatar
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    Mar 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Yep, do Starting Strength and read the stickies in the diet section.

  6. #5
    Moderator Off Road's Avatar
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    Jun 2009
    1.) Use the stickies to find a good routine like Starting Strength.

    2.) Use the rack to do exercises like Squats and Bench Press.

    3.) Use the p90X to prop up the wobbley coffee table.

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