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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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    Workout - A2
    Bench Press - Thursday - 01-09-14

    - Bench Press = 210lbs 1RM - 70% x 3, 80% x 3, 90% x3+
    WARMUP = Bar x 5
    WARMUP = 50lbs x 5
    130lbs x 3
    150lbs x 3
    170lbs x 3+ ( did 4 )

    - Dumbbell Press = 50% @ 5 x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10

    - T-Bar Rows 5 x 10
    70lbs x 10
    70lbs x 10
    70lbs x 10
    70lbs x 10
    70lbs x 10

    - Tricep Pushdowns 3 x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 01-09-2014 at 05:51 AM.

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    Workout - B2
    Squat - Sunday - 01-12-14

    - Squats = 320lbs 1RM - 70% x 3, 80% x 3, 90% x3+
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3
    WARMUP = 150lbs x 3
    200lbs x 3
    230lbs x 3
    260lbs x 3+ ( did 10 )

    - Front Squat = 50% @ 5 x 10
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10

    - Leg Curls 35lbs x @ 5 x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 01-12-2014 at 10:00 AM.

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    Workout - C2
    OH Press - Tuesday - 01-14-14

    - OH Press = 150lbs 1RM - 70% x 3, 80% x 3, 90% x3+
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 50lbs x 3
    95lbs x 3
    110lbs x 3
    120lbs x 3+ ( did 5 )

    - Dumbbell Press 50% = 60lbs @ 5 x 10 ( 1 second fast up / 4 seconds slow controlled down )
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10

    - Upright Rows 5 x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10

    -Chin ups 3 sets to Failure ( 7 reps )
    BW X 7
    BW X 6
    BW X 5
    Last edited by Zorachus; 01-14-2014 at 06:07 AM.

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    Workout - D2
    Deadlift - Friday - 01-17-14

    - Deadlift = 295lbs 1RM - 70% x 3, 80% x 3, 90% x3+
    WARMUP = Bar x 5
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 5
    180lbs x 3
    210lbs x 3
    230lbs x 3+ ( did 4 )

    - Straight leg standing Deadlift = 5 x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10

    - Bent over rows @ 5 x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10

    - Face Pulls
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 01-17-2014 at 05:55 AM.

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    Workout - A3
    Bench Press - Thursday - 01-19-14

    - Bench Press = 210lbs 1RM - 75% x 5, 85% x 3, 95% x1+
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 50lbs x 3
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3
    140lbs x 5
    160lbs x 3
    180lbs x 1+ ( did 2 )

    - Dumbbell Press = 50% @ 5 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10

    - T-Bar Rows 5 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    70lbs x 10
    70lbs x 10
    70lbs x 10
    70lbs x 10
    70lbs x 10

    - Dips 3 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 01-19-2014 at 12:28 PM.

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    Workout - B3
    Squat - Tuesday - 01-21-14

    - Squats = 320lbs 1RM - 75% x 5, 85% x 3, 95% x1+
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3
    WARMUP = 150lbs x 3
    210lbs x 5
    240lbs x 3
    270lbs x 1+ ( did 8 )

    - Front Squat = 50% @ 5 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10

    - Leg Curls 35lbs x @ 5 x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 01-21-2014 at 05:54 AM.

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    Workout - C3
    OH Press - Friday - 01-24-14

    - OH Press = 150lbs 1RM - 75% x 5, 85% x 3, 95% x1+
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 50lbs x 3
    100lbs x 5
    115lbs x 3
    130lbs x 1+ ( did 3 )

    - Dumbbell Press 50% = 60lbs @ 5 x 10 ( 1 second fast up / 4 seconds slow controlled down )
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10

    - Upright Rows 5 x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10

    -Chin ups 3 sets to Failure ( 7 reps )
    BW X 7
    BW X 6
    BW X 5
    Last edited by Zorachus; 01-24-2014 at 05:51 AM.

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    Workout - D3
    Deadlift - Sunday - 01-26-14

    - Deadlift = 295lbs 1RM - 75% x 5, 85% x 3, 95% x1+
    WARMUP = Bar x 5
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3
    WARMUP = 150lbs x 3
    200lbs x 5
    225lbs x 3
    250lbs x 1+ ( did 4 )

    - Straight leg standing Deadlift = 5 x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10

    - Bent over rows @ 5 x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10

    - Face Pulls
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 01-28-2014 at 05:36 AM.

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    Workout - A4 - DELOAD
    Bench Press - Tuesday - 01-28-14

    - Bench Press - DELOAD = 210lbs 1RM - 40% x 5, 50% x 5, 60% x 5
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 50lbs x 3
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3
    80lbs x 5
    100lbs x 5
    120lbs x 5

    - Dumbbell Press = 50% @ 5 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10

    - T-Bar Rows 5 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    70lbs x 10
    70lbs x 10
    70lbs x 10
    70lbs x 10
    70lbs x 10

    - Dips 3 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10

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    Workout - B4 - DELOAD
    Squat - Friday - 01-31-14

    - Squats - DELOAD = 320lbs 1RM - 40% x 5, 50% x 5, 60% x5
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3

    120lbs x 5
    150lbs x 5
    170lbs x 5

    - Front Squat = 50% @ 5 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10

    - Leg Curls 35lbs x @ 5 x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10

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    Workout - C4 - DELOAD
    OH Press - Sunday - 02-02-14

    - OH Press - DELOAD = 150lbs 1RM - 40% x 5, 50% x 5, 60% x5
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 50lbs x 3
    60lbs x 5
    70lbs x 5
    80lbs x 5

    - Dumbbell Press 50% = 60lbs @ 5 x 10 ( 1 second fast up / 4 seconds slow controlled down )
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10

    - Upright Rows 5 x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10

    -Chin ups 3 sets to Failure ( 7 reps )
    BW X 7
    BW X 6
    BW X 5

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    Workout - D4 - DELOAD
    Deadlift - Tuesday - 02-04-14

    - Deadlift - DELOAD = 295lbs 1RM - 40% x 5, 50% x 5, 60% x5
    WARMUP = Bar x 5
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3
    WARMUP = 150lbs x 3
    100lbs x 5
    130lbs x 5
    160lbs x 5

    - Straight leg standing Deadlift = 5 x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10

    - Bent over rows @ 5 x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10

    - Face Pulls
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10
    30lbs x 10

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    25 reps of Jumping Jacks between exercises.

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    Workout - A1
    Bench Press - Thursday - 02-06-14
    Month 2

    - Bench Press = 215lbs 1RM - 60% x 5, 70% x 5, 80% x5+
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 50lbs x 3
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3
    115lbs x 5
    135lbs x 5
    155lbs x 5+ ( did 8 )

    - Dumbbell Press = 50% @ 5 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10

    - T-Bar Rows 5 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10

    - Dips 3 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-06-2014 at 05:51 AM.

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    Workout - B1
    Squat - Sunday - 02-09-14
    Month 2

    - Squats = 330lbs 1RM - 60% x 5, 70% x 5, 80% x5+
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3
    WARMUP = 150lbs x 3
    180lbs x 5
    210lbs x 5
    240lbs x 5+ ( did 10 )

    - Front Squat = 50% @ 5 x 10
    150lbs x 10
    150lbs x 10
    150lbs x 10
    150lbs x 10
    150lbs x 10

    - Leg Curls 35lbs x @ 5 x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-09-2014 at 01:00 PM.

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    Workout - C1
    OH Press - Tuesday - 02-11-14
    Month 2

    - OH Press = 155lbs 1RM - 60% x 5, 70% x 5, 80% x5+
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 50lbs x 3
    85lbs x 5
    100lbs x 5
    110lbs x 5+( did 8 )

    - Dumbbell Press 50% = 60lbs @ 5 x 10 ( 1 second fast up / 4 seconds slow controlled down )
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10

    - Upright Rows 5 x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10

    -Chin ups 3 sets to Failure ( 7 reps )
    BW X 8
    BW X 7
    BW X 56
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-11-2014 at 06:12 AM.

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    Workout - D1
    Deadlift - Thursday - 02-13-14

    - Deadlift = 305lbs 1RM - 60% x 5, 70% x 5, 80% x 5+
    WARMUP = Bar x 5
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3
    WARMUP = 150lbs x 3
    160lbs x 5
    190lbs x 5
    220lbs x 5+ ( did 7 )

    - Straight leg standing Deadlift = 5 x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10

    - Bent over rows @ 5 x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10

    - Face Pulls
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-13-2014 at 06:04 AM.

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    Workout - A2
    Bench Press - Sunday - 02-16-14
    Month 2

    - Bench Press = 215lbs 1RM - 70% x 3, 80% x 3, 90% x3+
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 50lbs x 3
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3
    135lbs x 3
    155lbs x 3
    175lbs x 3+

    - Dumbbell Press = 50% @ 5 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10

    - T-Bar Rows 5 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10

    - Dips 3 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10

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    Workout - B2
    Squat - Tuesday - 02-18-14
    Month 2

    - Squats = 330lbs 1RM - 70% x 3, 80% x 3, 90% x 3+
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3
    WARMUP = 150lbs x 3
    200lbs x 3
    230lbs x 3
    270lbs x 3+ ( did 8 )

    - Front Squat = 50% @ 5 x 10
    150lbs x 10
    150lbs x 10
    150lbs x 10
    150lbs x 10
    150lbs x 10

    - Leg Curls 35lbs x @ 5 x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-18-2014 at 05:56 AM.

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    Workout - C2
    OH Press - Thursday - 02-20-14
    Month 2

    - OH Press = 155lbs 1RM - 70% x 3, 80% x 3, 90% x3+
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 50lbs x 3
    100lbs x 3
    110lbs x 3
    125lbs x 3+ ( did 4 )

    - Dumbbell Press 50% = 60lbs @ 5 x 10 ( 1 second fast up / 4 seconds slow controlled down )
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10

    - Upright Rows 5 x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10

    -Chin ups 3 sets to Failure ( 7 reps )
    BW X 8
    BW X 7
    BW X 56
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-20-2014 at 05:54 AM.

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    Workout - D2
    Deadlift - Sunday - 02-23-14

    - Deadlift = 305lbs 1RM - 70% x 3, 80% x 3, 90% x 3+
    WARMUP = Bar x 5
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3
    WARMUP = 150lbs x 3
    190lbs x 3
    220lbs x 3
    250lbs x 3+ ( did 6 )

    - Straight leg standing Deadlift = 5 x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10

    - Bent over rows @ 5 x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10

    - Face Pulls
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-22-2014 at 02:14 PM.

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    Workout - A3
    Bench Press - Tuesday - 02-25-14
    Month 2

    - Bench Press = 215lbs 1RM - 75% x 5, 85% x 3, 95% x1+
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 50lbs x 3
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3
    145lbs x 5
    165lbs x 3
    185lbs x 1+ ( did 2 )

    - Dumbbell Press = 50% @ 5 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10

    - T-Bar Rows 5 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10

    - Dips 3 x 10 ( 4 seconds slow down )
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-25-2014 at 06:12 AM.

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    Workout - B3
    Squat - Thursday - 02-27-14
    Month 2

    - Squats = 330lbs 1RM - 75% x 5, 85% x 3, 95% x 1+
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 100lbs x 3
    WARMUP = 150lbs x 3
    220lbs x 5
    250lbs x 3
    280lbs x 1+ ( did 15 )

    - Front Squat = 50% @ 5 x 10
    150lbs x 10
    150lbs x 10
    150lbs x 10
    150lbs x 10
    150lbs x 10

    - Leg Curls 35lbs x @ 5 x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-27-2014 at 05:52 AM.

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    Workout - C3
    OH Press - Saturday - 03 - 01 -14
    Month 2

    - OH Press = 155lbs 1RM - 75% x 5, 85% x 3, 95% x1+
    WARMUP = Bar x 3
    WARMUP = 50lbs x 3
    100lbs x 5
    120lbs x 3
    130lbs x 1+ ( did 4 )

    - Dumbbell Press 50% = 60lbs @ 5 x 10 ( 1 second fast up / 4 seconds slow controlled down )
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10

    - Upright Rows 5 x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10

    -Chin ups 3 sets to Failure ( 7 reps )
    BW X 8
    BW X 7
    BW X 56
    Last edited by Zorachus; 03-01-2014 at 01:03 PM.

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    Some solid, consistent work here mate.
    Current 1RM's - Bench 264lbs (Target 308lbs)/Squat 396lbs (Target 352lbs)/
    Deadlift 429lbs (Target 440lbs)
    BIG 3 TOTAL at 220lbs (28% BF) = 1089lbs
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