The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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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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  1. #201
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    12/28 "heavy lower"

    1)deadlift (325) 5x3
    2)1-leg squats 3x5 (up to black box+plate)
    3)lying leg curl 3x6 (110) last set did partials
    4)DB RDL 3x8
    5)bench rev hyper
    6)1-leg ext (40) 2x10-20

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    12/30 upper

    1)floor press 205
    5x3
    1x5
    1x3-2

    2)DB inc bench (85) 6, 4-4
    3)Kroc rows with straps
    85x10
    95x10
    105x15

    4)pull downs (150) 4x8-10
    5)shoulder raise/DB press
    6)tricep pressdown

  3. #203
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    1/1 light legs

    1)speed box squat (285) 6x2
    2)"roman" deadlifts (255) 3x5
    3)high step downs 2x10
    4)abductor circuit 3x10+
    5)lying hamstrings 3x8
    6) calves

  4. #204
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    1/3 "heavy upper"

    1)bench (235) 8x2
    2)DB inc
    90x3x3
    80x2x7
    60x8 (paused)

    3)Kroc rows
    115x5,7
    105x20

    4)decline DB jm press (50) 2x8
    5)tricep press downs 4x10

  5. #205
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    1/4 "lower"

    1a)deadlift (325) 3x2
    1b)box jump (25-35) 3x5

    2a)1-leg squats 3x5
    2b)leg curl 3x5

    3a)step downs 3x10
    3b)farmers 3x 80ft

    4a)abduction
    4b)glute bridge

  6. #206
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    1/6 upper

    1)rack lockouts (205-225) 5x3
    2)Kroc rows (95)3x5, 5-5-5-5
    3)machine inc (70s) 3x5-5
    4a)face pull 4x5
    4b)pull down 4x8
    5)DB jm press 50x10

  7. #207
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    1/8 lower

    1)box squats (low)
    275x6x2
    295x1
    315x1

    2)deadlift (315) 10,5,5,5,5 - low rest
    3)step ups
    4)leg curl
    5)step down

  8. #208
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    1/9 upper

    1)bench with red bands
    185x8x2

    2)DB inc w/black band
    70x3x4
    60x2x6

    3)DB row 115x4x4
    4)pull downs 2x8-4-4
    5)DB jm press
    6)biceps

  9. #209
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    1/11 Lower

    1a)Deadlift
    325x1
    345x1
    365x1
    365x1

    1b)Box jumps
    35s x 5
    35s x 5
    1-leg x 5
    1-leg x 5

    2a)Hamstring v walkouts 2x2
    2b)lying leg curls 2x10

    3)Leg press (4plates/side) 4x8

    4a)seated leg curl 4x10
    4b)lunge variations 4x20

  10. #210
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    1/12 "upper de/re"

    1)Incline bench
    135 - 2x3
    145 - 2x3
    155 - 2x3
    175 x 3
    155 x 3

    2)Bench (185) 30 reps in as few sets as possible - 9,6,5,4,3,3
    3)Kroc rows w/straps (115) 15,12
    4)Machine shoulder raise w/forced negatives 4 sets
    5a)Biceps
    5b)Triceps

  11. #211
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    1/14 "RE lower"

    1)Deadlifts (335) 3x4-4
    2)Squats
    225 x 8-6
    185 x 10-10
    135 x 20-20

    3)Walking lunges (35s) 3x40 seconds [~25 reps]
    4)Lying leg curls (~80-115) 3x8-8
    5a)Band walking variations
    5b)Glute lunges [made these up]
    5c)DB rdl

  12. #212
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    1/16 "heavy upper"

    1)Bench - Alternating heavy/light 1/3 (thick grips on heavy)
    3 x 1/3 up to 235/175

    2)Floor press w/ fat grips
    4x5 up to 205

    3a)Kroc rows
    ramp up to 120 x 15

    3b)Floor DB jm press
    up to 60sx10

    4+)Biceps, lats, triceps

  13. #213
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    1/18 "heavy lower"

    1a)Deadlift
    355x1
    365x1
    375x1
    385x1
    385x1

    1b)Box jumps (1-leg and 2-leg) 5x5

    2)Lying leg curl tri-set 4x5-5-5 (95lbs)

    3)Leg press 10-8-6-4 (top set at ~250 per side)

    4a)crossover lunges 3x10
    4b)lateral lunges 3x10

  14. #214
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    1/19 "RE upper"

    1)Board press (w/25lb plate on chest) [195] 3 x 4-4
    2)Mid incline DB press (45s) 3xmax (20,20,17)

    3a)DB shrugs
    3b)DB rows

    4a)BB curl (65) 2x8
    4b)Standing preacher curl (25)x8, (15)x12
    4c)Chinup pulldowns 2 sets

    5)Shoulder raises

  15. #215
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    1/21 "light lower"

    1)Deadlift (345) 3x4-4 [lighter higher reps next time]
    2)Lying leg curls 4x6 up to a RM (155) x 6
    3)Squats (155) 30,26 [heavier, clusters next time]
    4a)Walking lunges (40s) 2x15-25
    4b)Rotational lunges (bw) 2x12/side
    4c)DB RDL (40s) 2x15

    5)Hammer curls (20s) 3x14

  16. #216
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    1/23 "heavy upper"

    *Did chinups x 5 in between sets for total of 8x5

    1)Bench w/25lb plate on chest
    225x1
    235x1
    245x1
    235x6x1

    2)DB shoulder press
    up to 65x5, 70x3

    3)DB floor JM press
    up to 65s x 5-5, 50x8-8

    4a)seated row 3x10
    4b)band pull-apart 3x10
    4c)pec dec 3x10

    5a)biceps (hammer up to 40sx4-4), BB (up to 65x10)
    5b)Triceps

    6)Farmers (70s) 4 sets

  17. #217
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    1/25 "heavy lower"

    1)Deadlift (345) 2x6
    2)Lying leg curl (155?x6), 155x6?
    3)Squats
    225x12
    245x10

    4)1-leg DB deadlift
    35x10
    50x10

    5a)Lying leg curls (80)2x12
    5b)Walking lunges 2x15

  18. #218
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    1/26 "light upper"

    1a)1-board press (25lb plate on chest)
    145x3
    155x2x3
    165x3
    175x2x3
    185x2x3

    1b)DB rows (85) 8x5

    2)Db mid height incline bench (45s) 15,15,25

    3a)BB curl (75) 2x10
    3b)skull crusher (75) 2x10

    4a)Pulldowns 3x10
    4b)Triceps (pressdowns/dip machine) 3x10-15

  19. #219
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    1/28 "light lower"

    1)Deadlift (speed) (235) 5x3 last set, singles up to 295

    2)Lying leg curl (155) 3x5, (140) 1x10
    3)Squats (205) 10,10, 5-5-5-5
    4a)Stepdowns 3x8-10
    4b)walking lunges (25) 3x20-30

    4)hammer curls (22.5) 3x14

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    1/29 "heavy upper"

    1)CG bench w/pause
    195x5
    205x5
    210x5

    2)High inc. DB press
    50x12
    60x12

    3a)Shrug variations 3x10 (135-205)
    3b)Farmer's (80s) 3x2 trips

    4a)Curls
    70x5
    80x5
    DB 30s x 14/side

    4b)Tricep ext
    45s x 5
    50s x 5
    BB - 65x12

  21. #221
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    1/31 "ME lower"

    1)Deadlift
    275x5
    295x5
    315x5

    2)Leg curls (140) 3x8
    3)Wide box squats
    135x8
    185x8
    225x12

    4a)1-leg RDL (60) 3x8
    4b)Walking lunges (20s) 3x20

  22. #222
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    2/2 "light upper"

    1a)Bench (175) 6x3
    1b)DB row (50) 6x8

    2)DB bench (50s) 30,25

    3a)DB snatch (32.5) 3x8
    3b)machine row (60s-70s) 3x12-15

    4a)BB curl (65) 3x8
    4b)BB skull crushers (65) 8,8,12

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    2/3 "light lower"

    1)deficit deadlifts (215-235) 3,3,3,5

    2a)1-leg leg curls (50) 4x10
    2b)leg press machine (~230) 4x10

    3a)BW step downs 2x10
    3b)Squats (145) 25,20

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    2/5 "ME upper"

    1)Paused CG bench (3rms)
    205x3
    215x3
    225x3

    2)Low inc DB bench
    55x10
    70x12

    3a)DB curls
    40x4
    45x4

    3b)DB rollback ext.
    40x8
    45x8

    4a)BB curl (65) 2x8-10
    4b)BB tricep ext.
    80x10
    90x6

    5a)HS pulldowns 3x8-10
    5b)Facepulls 3x8-12

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    2/7 "heavy lower"

    1)deadlift
    295x3
    315x3
    335x3

    2)Squats
    built up to 'heavy' set of 5 (265)
    235x18

    3)1-leg SLDL (20) 3x10
    4)pullthrough 2x10-15

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