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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. #126
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    Thursday -Workout D = Legs
    12/06/12

    MONTH 3 = Bodybuilder Assistance
    Wave2 - 70%x3, 80%x3, 90%x3+

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 325
    120lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    205lbs x 3
    235lbs x 3
    265lbs x 3+ ( did 6 )

    -Leg Curls 5 x 15 = Up Weight Month 3
    40lbs x 15
    40lbs x 15
    40lbs x 15
    40lbs x 15
    40lbs x 15

    -Leg Extensions 4 x 12 = Up weight Month 3
    80lbs x 12
    80lbs x 12
    80lbs x 12
    80lbs x 12

    - Ab Wheel 4 x 12
    Last edited by Zorachus; 12-06-2012 at 04:54 PM.

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    Saturday - Workout A = Shoulders
    12/08/12

    MONTH 3 = Bodybuilder Assistance
    Wave3 - 75%x5, 85%x3, 95%x1+

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 165
    Bar x 5
    60lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    110lbs x 5
    125lbs x 3
    140lbs x 1+ ( did 3 )

    - Dumbbell Military Press = 4 x 12 @ 50%
    75lbs x 12
    75lbs x 12
    75lbs x 12
    75lbs x 12

    - Side Laterals = 4 x 12 up weight each month
    15lbs x 12
    15lbs x 12
    15lbs x 12
    15lbs x 12

    - Barbell Curls = 4 x 12 up weight each month
    50lbs x 12
    45lbs x 12
    45lbs x 12
    45lbs x 12
    Last edited by Zorachus; 12-10-2012 at 04:50 PM.

  3. #128
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    Monday -Workout B = Back
    12/10/12

    MONTH 3 = Bodybuilder Assistance
    Wave3 - 75%x5, 85%x3, 95%x1+

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 285
    Bar x 5
    100lbs
    190lbs x 5
    220lbs x 3
    245lbs x 1+

    - Bent Over Rows - Up weight Month 3 ( 40lb dumbbells )
    80lbs x 12
    80lbs x 12
    80lbs x 12
    80lbs x 12

    - Lat Pulldowns - Up weight Month 3
    95lbs x 10
    95lbs x 10
    95lbs x 10
    95lbs x 10

    - Pull Up's
    4 x Failure

  4. #129
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    Needed to get back to BBB "Big.But.Boring" again, my favorite 5/3/1 routine.
    Last edited by Zorachus; 12-13-2012 at 07:57 PM.

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    Thursday -Workout A = Chest
    12/13/12

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 75%x5, 85%x5+

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 210
    Bar x 5
    100lbs x 5 WARMUP
    130lbs x 5
    150lbs x 5
    170lbs x 5+ ( did 11 )

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50%
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10

    - Curls dumbbells
    25lbs x 10
    25lbs x 10
    25lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 12-18-2012 at 11:08 PM.

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    Saturday - Squats -Workout B = Legs
    12/15/12

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 75%x5, 85%x5+

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 295
    100lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    175lbs x 5
    200lbs x 5
    225lbs x 5+ ( did 8 )

    - Deadlift 5 x 8 @ 50%
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8

    -Leg Curls 5 x 10 = Up Weight Month 3
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 12-18-2012 at 08:04 PM.

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    bench seems to be coming along nicely Zorachus.

    did you not get on with the Wendler BB 5/3/1?
    Age: 41 - Height: 5'10" - Weight: 197lb (NOT LEAN! (but maybe finally getting a little bit leaner?))

    Squat: 180kg (396lb) x 2
    Front Squat: 100kg (220lb) 5 x 5
    Zercher Squat: 140kg (308lbs) x 1
    Bench Press: 110kg (242lb) x 1
    Deadlift: 220kg (484lb) x 1
    SLDL: 170kg (374lb) x 1

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    Tuesday - Workout C = Shoulders
    12/18/12

    MONTH 1 = BB
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 87%x5, 95%x5+

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 150
    Bar x 5
    50lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    90lbs x 5
    100lbs x 5
    115lbs x 5+ ( did 7 )

    - Dumbbell Bench Press = 5 x 10 @ 50%
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10

    - Chinup's 5 x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10

    - Tricep pushdowns
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 12-18-2012 at 08:04 PM.

  9. #134
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    Thursday -Workout D = Back
    12/20/12

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 75%x5, 85%x5+

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 260
    Bar x 5
    100lbs
    150lbs x 5
    180lbs x 5
    200lbs x 5+ ( did 8 )

    - Squats 5 x 10 @ 50%
    130lbs x 10
    130lbs x 10
    130lbs x 10
    130lbs x 10
    130lbs x 10

    - Weighted Sit-Up's 5 x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 12-22-2012 at 11:04 AM.

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    Saturday -Workout A = Chest
    12/22/12

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave2 - 70%x3, 80%x3, 90%x3+

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 210
    Bar x 5
    100lbs x 5 WARMUP
    140lbs x 3
    150lbs x 3
    170lbs x 3+ ( did 5 )

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50%
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows 5 x 10 = Up weight Month 2
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10

    - Curls dumbbells = Up Weight Month 2
    20lbs x 10
    20lbs x 10
    20lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 12-22-2012 at 11:24 AM.

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    I was really sick the last few weeks, with Influenza Type - A, it knocked my butt out for long time.

    Back to easy DELOAD workout at first, get back in swing of it.

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    Thursday -Workout A = Chest
    01/10/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    DELOAD - 40%x5, 50%x5, 60%x5

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 210
    Bar x 5

    80lbs x 5
    100lbs x 5
    120lbs x 5

    - DELOAD Military/OH Press 4 x 10 @ 40%
    55lbs x 10
    55lbs x 10
    55lbs x 10
    55lbs x 10


    - Dumbbell Rows 4 x 10 = Up weight Month 2
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10


    - Curls dumbbells = Up Weight Month 2
    20lbs x 10
    20lbs x 10
    20lbs x 10

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    Saturday - Squats -Workout B = Legs
    01/12/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    DELOAD - 40%x5, 50%x5, 60%x5

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 295

    110lbs x 5
    130lbs x 5
    160lbs x 5

    - DELOAD Deadlift 4 x 8 @ 50%
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8

    -Leg Curls 5 x 10 = Up Weight Month 3
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10

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    Monday - Workout C = Shoulders
    01/14/13

    MONTH 1 = BB
    DELOAD - 40%x5, 50%x5, 60%x5

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 150
    Bar x 5

    55lbs x 5
    70lbs x 5
    80lbs x 5

    - DELOAD Dumbbell Bench Press = 4 x 10 @ 50%
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10

    - Chinup's 5 x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10

    - Tricep pushdowns
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10

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    Thursday -Workout D = Back
    01/17/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    DELOAD - 40%x5, 50%x5, 60%x5

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 260
    Bar x 5

    100lbs x 5
    120lbs x 5
    140lbs x 5

    - Squats DELOAD 4 x 10 @ 40%
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10

    - Weighted Sit-Up's 5 x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10

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    Saturday -Workout A = Chest
    01/19/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 75%x5, 85%x5+

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 210
    Bar x 5
    100lbs x 5 WARMUP
    130lbs x 5
    150lbs x 5
    170lbs x 5+ ( did 11 )

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50%
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10

    - Curls dumbbells
    25lbs x 10
    25lbs x 10
    25lbs x 10

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    Monday - Squats -Workout B = Legs
    01/22/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 75%x5, 85%x5+

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 290
    100lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    170lbs x 5
    200lbs x 5
    220lbs x 5+ ( did 13 )

    - Deadlift 5 x 8 @ 50%
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8

    - Leg Curls
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 01-22-2013 at 07:58 AM.

  18. #143
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    Thursday - Workout C = Shoulders
    01/24/13

    MONTH 1 = BB
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 87%x5, 95%x5+

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 150
    Bar x 5
    50lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    90lbs x 5
    100lbs x 5
    115lbs x 5+ ( did 6 )

    - Dumbbell Bench Press = 5 x 10 @ 50%
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10

    - Chinup's 5 x 10 (5x5)
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10

    - Tricep pushdowns
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 01-24-2013 at 05:50 PM.

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    Saturday -Workout D = Back
    01/26/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 75%x5, 85%x5+

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 260
    Bar x 5
    100lbs
    150lbs x 5
    180lbs x 5
    200lbs x 5+ ( did 8 )

    - Squats 5 x 10 @ 50%
    130lbs x 10
    130lbs x 10
    130lbs x 10
    130lbs x 10
    130lbs x 10

    - Weighted Sit-Up's 5 x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10

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    Monday -Workout A = Chest
    13/28/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave2 - 70%x3, 80%x3, 90%x3+

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 210
    Bar x 5
    100lbs x 5 WARMUP
    140lbs x 3
    150lbs x 3
    170lbs x 3+ ( did 5 )

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50%
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows 5 x 10 = Up weight Month 2
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10

    - Curls dumbbells = Up Weight Month 2
    20lbs x 10
    20lbs x 10
    20lbs x 10

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    Sunday - Squats -Workout B = Legs
    02/03/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave2 - 70%x3, 80%x3, 90%x3+

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 290
    100lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    180lbs x 3
    210lbs x 3
    230lbs x 3+ ( did 10 )

    - Deadlift 5 x 8 @ 50%
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8

    - Leg Curls
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-03-2013 at 04:30 PM.

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    Monday - Workout C = Shoulders
    02/04/13

    MONTH 1 = BB
    Wave2 - 70%x3, 80%x3, 90%x3+

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 150
    Bar x 5
    50lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    95lbs x 3
    110lbs x 3
    120lbs x 3+ ( did 6 )

    - Dumbbell Bench Press = 5 x 10 @ 50%
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10

    - Chinup's 5 x 10 (5x5)
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10

    - Tricep pushdowns
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-04-2013 at 09:15 PM.

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    Wednesday -Workout D = Back
    02/06/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave2 - 70%x3, 80%x3, 90%x3+

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 260
    Bar x 5
    100lbs
    160lbs x 3
    190lbs x 3
    210lbs x 3+

    - Squats 5 x 10 @ 50%
    130lbs x 10
    130lbs x 10
    130lbs x 10
    130lbs x 10
    130lbs x 10

    - Weighted Sit-Up's 5 x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10
    10lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-06-2013 at 06:26 PM.

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    Friday -Workout A = Chest
    02/08/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave3 - 75%x5, 85%x3, 95%x1+

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 210
    Bar x 5
    100lbs x 5 WARMUP
    140lbs x 5
    160lbs x 3
    180lbs x 1+

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50%
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows 5 x 10 = Up weight Month 2
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10

    - Curls dumbbells = Up Weight Month 2
    20lbs x 10
    20lbs x 10
    20lbs x 10

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    Sunday - Squats -Workout B = Legs
    02/10/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave2 - 75%x5, 85%x3, 95%x1+

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 290
    100lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    190lbs x 5
    220lbs x 3
    250lbs x 1+ ( did 6 )

    - Deadlift 5 x 8 @ 50%
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8
    120lbs x 8

    - Leg Curls
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-10-2013 at 09:52 AM.

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