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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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  1. #1
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    Shuta's 5/3/1 LOG now with Video

    Ok well i started this 5 days ago, so i'll back date and post the whole week here, i'll up date this once a week at minimum.

    24 March (my first day, did not have a military max so it was a little heavy)
    Standing Military
    135x5
    135x5
    145x7
    Front Raises
    30x10 for 3 sets
    35x10 for 1 set
    Up right rows
    80x8x1
    100x8x3
    DB shrugs
    100x10x4

    25 March
    DL (went a little heavy on this, did not do 90% of my max did 90% of 100% of my max and was supposed to do 400 for my last lift but my gym did not have 2 1/2s so i went 405 and not thinking about my collars weighting 5lbs ea. it ended up at 415 anyways good clean lift for 8 i thought.
    355x5
    375x5
    415x8
    DB Rows
    90x10x4
    leg curls
    125x10x4
    Z-Squats
    185x10x4

    OFF DAY

    27 March (also did not do 90% of 90% but 90% of 100% i will adjust next week)
    Bench
    250x5
    270x5
    285x8
    DB Incline
    70x10x3
    75x10x2
    Front Pull Downs
    80x10x4
    85x10x1
    Dips
    45lbsx10x1
    65lbsx10x2
    70lbsx10x1
    75lbsx9x1

    28 March
    Squats
    325x5 (deep box squat)
    350x5 (deep box squat)
    370x10

    Box Bar Lunges
    115x10x1
    95x10x3
    Good Mornings
    135x10x2
    155x10x1
    185x10x2
    Ab Wheel
    BWx15x1
    BWx10x2
    my abs where toasted after that, let me know what you all think i'm looking foward to week too can't wait. i'll do the right percentages and hopefully not burn out to soon.
    Last edited by combatzr2; 04-04-2010 at 10:02 PM.
    30y/o 5'10" 200lbs
    Bench PR-350 raw
    Deadlift PR-500 raw
    Squat PR-445x7 raw

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    good start and good luck!
    "Its not the will to win that matters, everyone has that. Its the will to prepare to win that matters." Bear Bryant
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    Good choice going with 5/3/1. I have been on it for a year and a half with some great results. You have some strong numbers too, just make sure you don't start to heavy. It will cause you to stall out real fast. Be patient and you will be really happy with the results.

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    Did Military press today on week two of 5/3/1
    Standing Military
    125x3
    130x3
    140x6
    DB Bench
    80x10x5
    Chin Ups
    BWx10
    BWx8x2sets with 2 assisted
    BWx2x1 set 6 assisted did not make it to 10
    straight bar skulls
    65x15x1
    75x12x3
    65x12x1 set

    Great workout i'm feeling it. Once again i puked after my second set of Pull Up's really pushing myself. I like using the percentages and know what i have to do each day and force my last set of reps..
    30y/o 5'10" 200lbs
    Bench PR-350 raw
    Deadlift PR-500 raw
    Squat PR-445x7 raw

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    DL day week 2

    Right to the Point:
    DL
    370x3
    390x3
    415x9 1 better than last week.
    leg curls
    125x10x3sets
    135x10x2sets
    LegPress
    490x10x4sets
    560x10 for 1set
    Hang Crunches
    BWx20x5sets

    Really good workout felt it loving the 5/3/1 so far

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    week two on bench with video

    After two days off because of missions i did my second Bench day with 3 on the 5/3/1
    Bench
    250x3
    265x3
    280x3+ 8 times total

    DB Incline
    70x10x2
    75x10x3

    Bar Rows
    135x10
    155x10x2
    165x10
    155x10

    Tri Press Down
    90x10x3
    100x8
    90x10

    Ab Wheel
    BWx10x3

    had an ok workout was a little tired, the heat is getting bad over here that may have something to do with it. We'll see how my leg day goes tomorrow
    Last edited by combatzr2; 04-04-2010 at 09:59 PM. Reason: Added Video
    30y/o 5'10" 200lbs
    Bench PR-350 raw
    Deadlift PR-500 raw
    Squat PR-445x7 raw

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    this is my April 6th workout
    Week two
    Squat
    370x3 (box)
    395x3 (box)
    420x5 (lost concentration should of done more)

    Goodmornings
    135x10
    155x10
    185x10x2
    195x10

    Zercher squats
    185x10x3
    225x10x2

    all in all a pretty good workout for how busy i am getting again.
    30y/o 5'10" 200lbs
    Bench PR-350 raw
    Deadlift PR-500 raw
    Squat PR-445x7 raw

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    Great work on the last couple sessions!
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    9 April's workout (yeah got busy running missions here but still getting it done)
    this is my heavy week
    Military Press (i do them standing to the front)
    115x5
    130x3
    145x7(really surprised i got 7 i'm really weak on standing front military)

    DB Bench (Oh i felt the burn)
    80x10x2
    90x10x3 (both where "WORK" sets but i got 10)

    Shrugs
    225x10x2
    245x10
    265x10x2

    Seated DB overhead extensions (both at once)
    80x15
    90x12x2
    90x10x2

    not to bad of a workout today i'm doing deadlift i'll get that up as soon as i'm done, hope to have a new vid for technique purposes. plus i get a kick out of watching myself pull mad weight motivation is the key!!
    30y/o 5'10" 200lbs
    Bench PR-350 raw
    Deadlift PR-500 raw
    Squat PR-445x7 raw

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    April 11 Workout a few days late on posting and well i'm missing days like crazy picked up mission tempo a little but here ya go
    Deadlift
    345x5
    390x3
    435x8 (video on the video page)

    SLDL
    185x10x3
    195x10x2

    Leg Press
    500x10x3
    540x10
    600x10

    Ab Wheel
    BWx10x5

    pretty good workout i thought
    30y/o 5'10" 200lbs
    Bench PR-350 raw
    Deadlift PR-500 raw
    Squat PR-445x7 raw

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    13 April Bench Day 3rd week on 531
    Bench
    235x5
    265x3
    295x6 (video also on video page)

    DB Incline
    75x10x3
    80x10x2

    Pull Ups
    BWx10x5 (got 8 on my middle two sets on my own little help on the last two and last two sets i got ten on my own again)

    Dips
    45x10x2
    55x10
    65x10
    75x10

    i think i'm missing my squat day its he 16th and i have not done them yet thinking of just going into the deload week and pickign it all up again next week been to busy to do ****, but i need to stay in the damn gym its the only thing that keeps me sane over here FML
    30y/o 5'10" 200lbs
    Bench PR-350 raw
    Deadlift PR-500 raw
    Squat PR-445x7 raw

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    Subbing to your log. You are a strong dude. Thank you for what you do for our country too!

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    Deload day 1
    Military Press
    60x5
    80x5
    95x5

    DB Rows
    45x10x3
    DB Militray
    40x10x4
    Rope Press Downs
    80x10x4
    Rotate Cuff work

    light light day felt good to go to the gym today had to many days off
    30y/o 5'10" 200lbs
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    Deadlift PR-500 raw
    Squat PR-445x7 raw

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    its not that i have not been updating, i have just not been lifting it was my deload week and i've been way to busy on mission to lift so i said screw it and just took most of the week off. But i'm back on my second rotation of 5/3/1

    Military Press
    120x5
    130x5
    135x8

    Incline Press (bar)
    165x10x3
    175x10
    185x10

    DB Rows
    70x10x3
    80x10x2 (Puked on my 4th set)

    Rev. Bench
    215x10x4
    225x8 on own 2 with a spot 10 total

    feeling stronger i think, still loving the 5/3/1 lost about 4lbs due to it heating up over here and working more. 204lbs today

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    DL day 2nd month 5 rep day

    Deadlifts
    355x5
    375x5
    400x10 needed 5+ got 10

    Leg Curls
    125x10x4

    Leg Press
    560x10x3
    610x10
    630x10

    Ab Wheel
    BWx12x5

    Awesome DL day, Will have video's up
    30y/o 5'10" 200lbs
    Bench PR-350 raw
    Deadlift PR-500 raw
    Squat PR-445x7 raw

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    Bench
    235x5
    250x5
    290x10

    DB seated military
    70x10x2
    60x10x2 (was not feeling well)(went and puked)
    80x9 got stuck on the 10th, **** day

    Bent over Bar Rows
    135x10
    155x10x4

    Rope pulldowns
    90x10
    100x10
    110x10x3

    lost another 2 pounds down to 202 now lost 6 pounds in about 2 weeks the damn heat over here is getting bad..but i'm staying strong so that's a plus
    30y/o 5'10" 200lbs
    Bench PR-350 raw
    Deadlift PR-500 raw
    Squat PR-445x7 raw

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    Squat Day

    Squat
    355x5
    375x5
    500x5+ only got 5

    Goodmornings
    135x10
    185x10x4

    Zurcher squats
    225x10x2
    225x9
    185x10x2

    felt sick so i quick the workout for the day
    this is my second month of my 5/3/1 my bench and dead's are going thru the roof but my squats are not doing well!!! any help is grateful!!!
    30y/o 5'10" 200lbs
    Bench PR-350 raw
    Deadlift PR-500 raw
    Squat PR-445x7 raw

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    Military press day

    Military press
    130x3
    135x3
    145x5, not as good as i had hoped but i'll take it anyway i can

    Incline bar press
    155x10
    165x10
    185x10x2
    190x10

    Shrug;s
    225x10
    275x10x3
    315x10 (w/straps)

    Skulls
    80x10
    90x10x2
    100x10x2

    pretty good workout seeing how it was 100 degrees in the gym i'll take them anyways i can get them now adays
    30y/o 5'10" 200lbs
    Bench PR-350 raw
    Deadlift PR-500 raw
    Squat PR-445x7 raw

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