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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?

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    My latest bulking routine

    What do you think about it?


    MONDAY: Squats 5x5-10
    Hack Squats 3x8-12
    Leg Extensions: 3x15
    Stiff leg Deads 4x10
    Walking DB Lunges for 10 steps each leg (done for 2 rounds)


    TUESDAY: Incline DB Press 4x6-10
    Weighted Dips 4x6-10
    Incline DB Fly's 3x8-12
    Cambered bar Skullcrushers 4x6-10
    Cable Pressdowns 3x15-20

    OFF


    THURSDAY: Weighted Chins 3x4-6
    BB Rows 3x6-8
    Deadlifts 3x8-10
    Pulldowns reverse grip 2x 20
    Cable Rows 2x10-12
    BB Curl 4x8-12

    FRIDAY: Seated BB Press 3x6
    Seated DB Press 2x8-10
    Leaning Laterals 3x10-12
    Standing Calf Raise 4x10

    OFF

    OFF

    Last set of every exercise (and possibly some others) to failure. Same weight each set. Adding weight to the bar when i hit upper rep range in all sets. 1-2 warmup sets before first exercises for given muscle group.


    Also rarely if I cant go to the gym on Monday I will combine Monday's and Tuesday's routine (cutting out some exercises) and do it on Tuesday:



    Squats 5x5-10
    Leg Extensions: 3x15
    Stiff leg Deads 4x10
    Incline DB Press 4x6-10
    Weighted Dips 4x6-10
    Cambered bar Skullcrushers 4x6-10

    I know it isnt optimal, but this is really rare event.

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    Looks like your typical muscle mag routine that doesn't work as well for most newer people and/or people without drugs.
    First Bulk pics VS Starting pics, take a look!! http://www.wannabebigforums.com/show...=1#post1616109

    Progress pics of a cut using bodyweight only movements http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...45#post2405745

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    The first two workouts look alright (Legs and Chest/Triceps), although I do not see the other two sessions as being optimal and the Leg session seems like a bit much in terms of volume.

    Overall this routine is not something that I would follow... but that is just my opinion.
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    Don't do stiff-legged and regular deads in the same week.

    You are doing too much direct shoulder work considering the chest work you are performing on the other day. I would greatly reduce the shoulder work and combine it with your back day.

    I would also skip the leg extensions and the lunges. You are trying to do way too much.


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