The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
Latest Article

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
More Recent Articles
Contrast Training for Size
By: Lee Boyce
An Interview with Marianne Kane of Girls Gone Strong
By: Jordan Syatt
What Supplements Should I be Taking? By: Jay Wainwright
Bench Like a Girl By: Julia Ladewski
Some Thoughts on Building a Big Pull By: Christopher Mason

Facebook Join Facebook Group       Twitter Follow on Twitter       rss Subscribe via RSS
Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    Wannabebig Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    8

    NTBB's journey to gaining strength

    I started working out the first of august and have made tremendous gains in my overall strength in the short amount of time I have been working out. I have to say it is mostly due to just going to the gym everyday and trying to improve since I wasnt really following any program in particular. BUT now it seems my lifts have started to slow down so I have shifted to an actual strength program in hopes of hitting my short term goals.


    Current Stats:
    Height: 5'9
    Weight: 260lbs
    Bodyfat: 34%


    My overall goal is to reduce my bodyfat and keep within 240-260lbs so that I can eventually enter strongman competitions.

    August 1st Maxs were the following.

    Squat - 225lb
    Dead - 235
    Push Press - 115lbs
    Bench - 145lbs

    Current Progress on Lifts:

    Squat: 320x2
    Deadlift: 335x3
    Push Press: 165x3
    Bench: 145x4

    Goals by November 1st

    Squat: 405+
    Dead: 405+
    Push Press: 185+
    Bench: 185+

    Body composition Goals by Jan 1st
    -Drop down to 240lbs OR 28% BF

    I am not doing a huge calorie deficit but instead have shifted to more natural and healthy foods in hopes that I can almost keep around the same weight but somehow drop my body fat.

    I currently shifted and am doing 5/3/1 4x week along with conditioning work 5x a week mostly consisting of agility, speed, strongman style gpp (sled pulls, farmers walks, carry objects for distance ect...)

    I keep another log at bodybuilding.com so I will be copying this weeks workouts into this one

  2.    Support Wannabebig and use AtLarge Nutrition Supplements!


  3. #2
    Wannabebig Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    8
    September 6th, 2010

    Bench 5/3/1

    Bench:
    bar x 10
    bar x 10
    95 x 5
    115 x 5
    135 x 8

    Incline DB:
    5x8 40's (easy)

    Cable Flys:
    3x8 60's

    DB Rows:
    3x10 70's
    Last edited by northtexasbb; 09-16-2010 at 11:32 PM.

  4. #3
    Wannabebig Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    8
    September 7th, 2010

    5/3/1 Squats

    Squats:
    Bodyweight x 10
    Bodyweight x 10
    5x135
    5x135
    5x225
    8x255

    Accessory work:
    Squats 5x10 135

  5. #4
    Wannabebig Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    8
    September 9th 2010

    5/3/1 Push Press


    bar x 10
    bar x 10
    5x65
    5x95
    5x115
    8x135 (rpr)

    Accessory Work:
    Push Press
    5x10 95

    seated 1 arm DB Press
    3x8 35

    Rope Tricep Pushdowns
    3x8 100

  6. #5
    Wannabebig Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    8
    September 10th, 2010

    5/3/1 Deadlifts

    Deadlift:

    5x135
    5x135
    5x135
    5x225
    5x245
    8x265

    Accessory:
    Back extensions
    3x8 bodyweight

  7. #6
    Wannabebig Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    8
    September 12th, 2010

    5/3/1 Bench


    5/3/1 chest


    Bench:

    bar x 10
    bar x 10
    5x95
    3x105
    3x125
    6x140

    Accessory Work:
    DB Incline
    3x8 45's

    Cable Flys
    3x10 95's

  8. #7
    Wannabebig Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    8
    September 13th, 2010

    5/3/1 Squat

    Squats

    Bodyweight x 8
    Bodyweight x 8
    5x135
    5x135
    3x225
    3x245
    8x270

    No accessory work
    Last edited by northtexasbb; 09-16-2010 at 11:45 PM.

  9. #8
    Wannabebig Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    8
    September 15th, 2010

    5/3/1 Push Press

    Push Press

    bar x 8
    bar x 8
    5x65
    5x75
    3x110
    3x125
    7x140

    Accessory:

    Seated DB Military
    5x10 35's

    5 minutes on elliptical

  10. #9
    Wannabebig Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    8
    September 16th, 2010

    5/3/1 Deadlift

    Warmup:
    5x135
    5x135
    3x155
    3x185

    Working:
    3x225
    3x255
    9x285

    Accessory Work:
    Leg Press:
    3x8 270

    Leg Curls:
    3x10 110

    Conditioning:

    DB Farmer walk:

    80lbs each hand for 65 feet x3

Similar Threads

  1. A Weak Persons Journey To Strength...
    By LuNa in forum Member Online Journals
    Replies: 2938
    Last Post: 10-18-2012, 01:09 AM
  2. Journey towards strength beyond strength
    By jbrin0tk in forum Member Online Journals
    Replies: 2593
    Last Post: 04-05-2011, 10:47 AM
  3. My SS Journey to strength
    By wanagetstrong in forum Member Online Journals
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-31-2010, 12:49 AM
  4. Pierceys Journey to Strength
    By PIERCEY in forum Member Online Journals
    Replies: 116
    Last Post: 12-11-2009, 01:05 PM
  5. Journey to Speed and Strength
    By TXslapshot in forum Member Online Journals
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 07-24-2009, 01:55 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •