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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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    Wendler 5/3/1 BBB, deload week question

    During week 4 (deload) of the mesocycle, do you drop the assistance lifts, continue the same as the other weeks, or deload them and do them?
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    For a deload, I like to drop both intensity AND volume. So for assistance lifts, instead of doing 5x10, I might do 3x10 with no change in the weight I was using.
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    This was in the manual.

    Question: During the deload week, do I deload the assistance work too?
    Answer: If youíre deloading, DELOAD! Cut back on everything and let your body rest and recover.
    Off Road's suggestions would be perfect.

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    Thanks, i really do need to buy some of the better books out there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by manowar669 View Post
    Thanks, i really do need to buy some of the better books out there.
    I would really advise against doing the program without reading the book. You just dont understand the underlying principles that are needed to get the maximum results.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RvNijnatten View Post
    I would really advise against doing the program without reading the book. You just dont understand the underlying principles that are needed to get the maximum results.
    Seconded. It's only $20 too.
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