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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

It’s 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. #151
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    Tuesday - Workout C = Shoulders
    02/12/13

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

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 150
    Bar x 5
    50lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    100lbs x 5
    115lbs x 3
    130lbs x 1+ ( did 2 )

    - 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; 02-14-2013 at 03:35 PM.

  2. #152
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    Thursday -Workout D = Back
    02/14/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave3 - 75%5, 85%x3, 95%x1+

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 260
    Bar x 5
    100lbs
    175lbs x 5
    200lbs x 3
    220lbs x 1+ ( did 2 )

    - 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; 02-14-2013 at 03:59 PM.

  3. #153
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    Sunday -Workout A = Chest
    02/17/13

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

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 190
    Bar x 5
    100lbs x 5 WARMUP
    110lbs x 5
    130lbs x 5
    150lbs x 5+ ( did 8 )

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50%
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows 5 x 10 = Up weight Month 3
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-17-2013 at 09:44 AM.

  4. #154
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    Wednesday - Squats -Workout B = Legs
    02/20/13

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

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 260
    100lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    150lbs x 5
    175lbs x 5
    200lbs x 5+ ( did 10 )

    - Deadlift 5 x 8 @ 50%
    105lbs x 8
    105lbs x 8
    105lbs x 8
    105lbs x 8
    105lbs x 8

    - Leg Curls
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-20-2013 at 07:39 AM.

  5. #155
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    Friday - Workout C = Shoulders
    02/22/13

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

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 135
    Bar x 5
    50lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    80lbs x 5
    90lbs x 5
    105lbs x 5+ ( did 8 )

    - Dumbbell Bench Press = 5 x 10 @ 50%
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10

    - Chinup's 5 x 10 (5x5)
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 02-24-2013 at 09:21 AM.

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    Sunday -Workout D = Back
    02/24/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave1 - 65%5, 75%x5, 85%x5+

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 230
    Bar x 5
    100lbs
    135lbs x 5
    155lbs x 5
    175lbs x 5+ ( did 8 )

    - Squats 5 x 10 @ 50%
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs 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; 02-24-2013 at 10:21 AM.

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    Wednesday -Workout A = Chest
    02/27/13

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

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 190
    Bar x 5
    100lbs x 5 WARMUP
    120lbs x 3
    140lbs x 3
    155lbs x 3+ ( did 6 )

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50%
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows 5 x 10 = Up weight Month 3
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 03-01-2013 at 04:25 PM.

  8. #158
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    Friday - Squats -Workout B = Legs
    03/01/13

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

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 260
    100lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    160lbs x 3
    190lbs x 3
    210lbs x 3+ ( did 9 )

    - Deadlift 5 x 8 @ 50%
    105lbs x 8
    105lbs x 8
    105lbs x 8
    105lbs x 8
    105lbs x 8

    - Leg Curls
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 03-01-2013 at 04:42 PM.

  9. #159
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    Sunday - Workout C = Shoulders
    03/03/13

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

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 135
    Bar x 5
    50lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    85lbs x 3
    100lbs x 3
    110lbs x 3+ ( did 7 )

    - Dumbbell Bench Press = 5 x 10 @ 50%
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10

    - Chinup's 5 x 10 (5x5)
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 03-03-2013 at 11:53 AM.

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    Wednesday -Workout D = Back
    03/06/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave2 - 70%3, 80%x3, 90%x3+

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 230
    Bar x 5
    100lbs
    150lbs x 3
    165lbs x 3
    185lbs x 3+ ( did 6 )

    - Squats 5 x 10 @ 50%
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs 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; 03-06-2013 at 05:32 PM.

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    Friday -Workout A = Chest
    03/08/13

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

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 190
    Bar x 5
    100lbs x 5 WARMUP
    130lbs x 5
    145lbs x 3
    160lbs x 1+ ( did 5 )

    - Dumbbell Bench Press = 5 x 10 @ 50%
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows 5 x 10 = Up weight Month 3
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 03-09-2013 at 09:11 AM.

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    Sunday - Squats -Workout B = Legs
    03/10/13

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

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 260
    100lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    175lbs x 5
    200lbs x 3
    225lbs x 1+ ( did 12 )

    - Squats 5 x 10 @ 50%
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs x 10

    - Leg Curls
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 03-10-2013 at 11:22 AM.

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    Tuesday - Workout C = Shoulders
    03/12/13

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

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 135
    50lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    90lbs x 5
    105lbs x 3
    115lbs x 1+ ( did 5 )

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50%
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10

    - Chinup's 5 x 10 (5x5)
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 03-12-2013 at 08:27 PM.

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    Saturday -Workout D = Back
    03/16/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave3 - 75%5, 85%x3, 95%x1+

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 230
    Bar x 5
    100lbs
    150lbs x 5
    175lbs x 3
    200lbs x 1+ ( did 5 )

    - Squats 5 x 8 @ 50%
    100lbs x 8
    100lbs x 8
    100lbs x 8
    100lbs x 8
    100lbs x 8

    - 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; 03-17-2013 at 09:06 AM.

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    Monday -Workout A = Chest
    03/18/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave4 - DELOAD - 40%x5, 50%x5, 60%x5

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 190
    Bar x 5
    100lbs x 5 WARMUP
    70lbs x 5
    90lbs x 5
    110lbs x 5

    - Dumbbell Bench Press = 5 x 10 @ 50%
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows 5 x 10 = Up weight Month 3
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10

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    Wednesday - Squats -Workout B = Legs
    03/20/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave4 - DELOAD - 40%x5, 50%x5, 60%x5

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 260
    100lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    100lbs x 5
    120lbs x 5
    140lbs x 5

    - Squats 5 x 10 @ 50%
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs x 10
    115lbs x 10

    - Leg Curls
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10
    80lbs x 10

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    Saturday - Workout C = Shoulders
    03/23/13

    MONTH 1 = BB
    Wave4 - DELOAD - 75%x5, 85%x3, 95%x1+

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 135
    50lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    50lbs x 5
    60lbs x 5
    70lbs x 5

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50%
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10

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

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    Sunday -Workout D = Back
    03/24/13

    MONTH 1 = BBB
    Wave4 - DELOAD - 40%5, 50%x5, 60%x5

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 230
    Bar x 5

    80lbs x 5
    100lbs x 5
    125lbs x 5

    - Deadlift 5 x 8 @ 50%
    100lbs x 8
    100lbs x 8
    100lbs x 8
    100lbs x 8
    100lbs x 8

    - 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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    Tuesday -Workout A = Chest
    03/26/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 75%x5, 85%x5+

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 195
    Bar x 5
    100lbs x 5 WARMUP
    110lbs x 5
    130lbs x 5
    150lbs x 5+ ( did 9 )

    - Dumbbell Bench Press = 5 x 10 @ 50%
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows 5 x 10 = Up weight Month 4
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10

    - Tricep Pushdowns = Up weight Month 3
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 03-31-2013 at 09:11 AM.

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    Sunday -Workout B = Squat
    03/31/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 75%x5, 85%x5+

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 270
    100lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    160lbs x 5
    180lbs x 5
    205lbs x 5+ ( did 12 )

    - Squats 5 x 10 @ 50%
    120lbs x 10
    120lbs x 10
    120lbs x 10
    120lbs x 10
    120lbs x 10

    Squat Jumps – 6-8reps
    Perform 4 Rounds = Add dumbbells to Month-3
    Last edited by Zorachus; 03-31-2013 at 10:03 AM.

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    Tuesday - Workout C = Shoulders
    04/02/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 75%x5, 85%x5+

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 140
    50lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    80lbs x 5
    95lbs x 5
    110lbs x 5+ ( did 8 )

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50%
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10

    - Chinup's 5 x 10 (5 x 6)
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 04-02-2013 at 08:47 PM.

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    Thursday -Workout D = Back
    04/04/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 75%x5, 85%x5+

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 240
    Bar x 5
    140lbs x 5
    160lbs x 5
    180lbs x 5+ ( did 8 )

    - Squats 5 x 8 @ 50%
    110lbs x 8
    110lbs x 8
    110lbs x 8
    110lbs x 8
    110lbs x 8

    - 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; 04-05-2013 at 01:58 PM.

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    Sunday -Workout A = Chest
    04/07/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB
    Wave2 - 70%x3, 80%x3, 90%x3+

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 195
    Bar x 5
    100lbs x 5 WARMUP
    120lbs x 3
    140lbs x 3
    160lbs x 3+ ( did 6 )

    - Dumbbell Bench Press = 5 x 10 @ 50%
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10
    85lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows 5 x 10 = Up weight Month 4
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10

    -Plyo Push Ups – 6-8 reps
    4 sets
    Last edited by Zorachus; 04-07-2013 at 09:19 AM.

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    Tuesday -Workout B = Squat
    04/09/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB
    Wave2 - 70%x3, 80%x3, 90%x3+

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 270
    100lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    170lbs x 3
    190lbs x 3
    220lbs x 3+ ( did 12 )

    - Squats 5 x 10 @ 50%
    120lbs x 10
    120lbs x 10
    120lbs x 10
    120lbs x 10
    120lbs x 10

    Squat Jumps – 6-8reps
    Perform 4 Rounds = Add dumbbells to Month-3
    Last edited by Zorachus; 04-09-2013 at 04:39 PM.

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    Friday - Workout C = Shoulders
    04/12/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB
    Wave2 - 70%x3, 80%x3, 90%x3+

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 140
    50lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    90lbs x 3
    100lbs x 3
    115lbs x 3+ ( did 6 )

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50%
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10
    60lbs x 10

    - Chinup's 5 x 10 (5 x 6)
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 04-12-2013 at 05:33 PM.

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