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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?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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  1. #176
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    Sunday -Workout D = Back
    04/14/13

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

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 240
    Bar x 5
    150lbs x 3
    170lbs x 3
    195lbs x 3+ ( did 6 )

    - 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; 04-14-2013 at 01:11 PM.

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    New Rules

    Wave 1 Assistance @ 50%
    Wave 2 Assistance @ 55%
    Wave 3 Assistance @ 60%
    Wave 4 DELOAD Assistance @ 50%
    Last edited by Zorachus; 04-16-2013 at 07:26 AM.

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    Tuesday -Workout A = Chest
    04/16/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB
    Wave3 - 75%x5, 85%x3, 95%x1+
    Wave 3 Accessory @ 60%

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 195
    Bar x 5
    100lbs x 5 WARMUP
    130lbs x 5
    150lbs x 3
    170lbs x 1+( did 3 )

    - Dumbbell Bench Press = 5 x 10 @ 60%
    105lbs x 10
    105lbs x 10
    105lbs x 10
    105lbs x 10
    105lbs 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; 04-16-2013 at 07:34 AM.

  4. #179
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    Friday -Workout B = Squat
    04/19/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB
    Wave3 - 75%x5, 85%x3, 95%x1+
    Wave 3 Accessory @ 60%

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 270
    100lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    180lbs x 5
    200lbs x 3
    230lbs x 1+ ( did 5 )

    - Squats 5 x 10 @ 60%
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10
    145lbs x 10

    - Leg Curls 5 x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 04-19-2013 at 06:13 PM.

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    Sunday - Workout C = Shoulders
    04/21/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB - BigButBoring
    Wave3 - 75%x5, 85%x3, 95%x1+
    Wave 3 Accessory @ 60%

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 140
    50lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    95lbs x 5
    105lbs x 3
    120lbs x 1+ ( did 4 )

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 60%
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs 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; 04-21-2013 at 11:19 AM.

  6. #181
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    Wednesday -Workout D = Back
    04/24/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB - BigButBoring
    Wave3 - 75%x5, 85%x3, 95%x1+
    Wave 3 Accessory @ 60%

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 240
    Bar x 5
    160lbs x 5
    180lbs x 3
    205lbs x 1+ ( did 4 )

    - Squats 5 x 8 @ 60%
    130lbs x 8
    130lbs x 8
    130lbs x 8
    130lbs x 8
    130lbs 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; 04-24-2013 at 08:16 PM.

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    Friday -Workout A = Chest
    04/26/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB
    Wave4 - DELOAD 40%x5, 50%x5, 60%x5
    Wave 4 Accessory @ DELOAD 40%

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 195

    70lbs x 5
    90lbs x 5
    110lbs x 5

    - Dumbbell Bench Press = 5 x 10 @ DELOAD 40%
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs x 10
    75lbs 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; 04-28-2013 at 08:21 AM.

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    Sunday -Workout B = Squat
    04/28/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB
    Wave4 - DELOAD 40%x5, 50%x5, 60%x5
    Wave 4 Accessory @ DELOAD 40%

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 270

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

    - Squats 5 x 10 @ DELOAD 40%
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10
    100lbs x 10

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

  9. #184
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    Tuesday - Workout C = Shoulders
    04/30/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB
    Wave4 - DELOAD 40%x5, 50%x5, 60%x5
    Wave 4 Accessory @ DELOAD 40%

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 140

    50lbs x 5
    70lbs x 5
    90lbs x 5

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ DELOAD 40%
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs 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

    - Hammer Curls
    15lbs x 6
    20lbs x 6
    25lbs x 6+2+2+2
    Last edited by Zorachus; 05-02-2013 at 08:15 PM.

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    Thursday -Workout D = Back
    05/02/13

    MONTH 2 = BBB
    Wave4 - DELOAD 40%x5, 50%x5, 60%x5
    Wave 4 Accessory @ DELOAD 40%

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 240
    Bar x 5
    90lbs x 5
    110lbs x 5
    130lbs x 5

    - Squats 5 x 8 @ DELOAD 40%
    90lbs x 8
    90lbs x 8
    90lbs x 8
    90lbs x 8
    90lbs 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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    Time to change it up again;

    The "Boring But Big" 3-Month Challenge
    http://www.t-nation.com/free_online_...onth_challenge

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    Saturday -Workout A = Chest
    05/04/13

    MONTH 1
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 75%x5, 85%x5
    Month 1 Accessories @ 50%


    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 200
    Bar x 5
    120lbs x 5
    140lbs x 5
    155lbs x 5

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50% Month-1
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows 5 x 10 = Up weight Month 2
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10
    40lbs x 10

    -Tricep Pushdowns 3 x 10 = Up weight in Month 2
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 05-05-2013 at 02:09 PM.

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    Sunday -Workout B = Squat
    05/05/13

    MONTH 1
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 75%x5, 85%x5
    Month 1 Accessories @ 50%

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 280
    100lbs WARMUP
    160lbs x 5
    190lbs x 5
    210lbs x 5

    - Deadlift 5 x 10 @ 50%
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10

    - Hanging Leg Raise 5 x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 05-05-2013 at 02:10 PM.

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    Tuesday - Workout C = Shoulders
    05/07/13

    MONTH 1
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 75%x5, 85%x5
    Month 1 Accessories @ 50%

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 145
    50lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    90lbs x 5
    100lbs x 5
    110lbs x 5

    - Bench Press 5 x 10 @ 50%
    90lbs x 10
    90lbs x 10
    90lbs x 10
    90lbs x 10
    90lbs x 10

    - Chinup's 5 x 10 (5 x 7)
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10

    -Tricep Pushdowns 3 x 10 = Up weight in Month 2
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10

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    Wednesday - Workout D = Deadlift
    05/08/13

    MONTH 1
    Wave1 - 65%x5, 75%x5, 85%x5
    Month 1 Accessories @ 50%

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 245
    Bar x 5
    145lbs x 5
    165lbs x 5
    185lbs x 5

    - Squats 5 x 10 @ 50%
    125lbs x 10
    125lbs x 10
    125lbs x 10
    125lbs x 10
    125lbs x 10

    - Ab Wheel
    5 X 10-20

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    Saturday -Workout A = Chest
    05/11/13

    MONTH 1
    Wave2 - 70%x3, 80%x3, 90%x3
    Month 1 Accessories @ 50%


    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 200
    Bar x 5
    125lbs x 3
    145lbs x 3
    165lbs x 3

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50% Month-1
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows 5 x 10 = Up weight Month 2 - 40lbs
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10

    -Tricep Pushdowns 3 x 10 = Up weight in Month 2 - 60lbs
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 05-11-2013 at 07:49 AM.

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    Sunday -Workout B = Squat
    05/13/13

    MONTH 1
    Wave2 - 70%x3, 80%x3, 90%x5=3
    Month 1 Accessories @ 50%

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 280
    100lbs WARMUP
    175lbs x 3
    200lbs x 3
    225lbs x 3

    - Deadlift 5 x 10 @ 50%
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10

    - Hanging Leg Raise 5 x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 05-19-2013 at 08:30 AM.

  18. #193
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    Wednesday - Workout C = Shoulders
    05/15/13

    MONTH 1
    Wave2 - 70%x3, 80%x3, 90%x5=3
    Month 1 Accessories @ 50%

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 145
    50lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    90lbs x 3
    105lbs x 3
    115lbs x 3

    - Bench Press 5 x 10 @ 50%
    90lbs x 10
    90lbs x 10
    90lbs x 10
    90lbs x 10
    90lbs x 10

    - Chinup's 5 x 10 (5 x 7)
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10

    -Tricep Pushdowns 3 x 10 = Up weight in Month 2
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 05-19-2013 at 08:30 AM.

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    Thursday - Workout D = Deadlift
    05/16/13

    MONTH 1
    Wave2 - 70%x3, 80%x3, 90%x5=3
    Month 1 Accessories @ 50%

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 245
    Bar x 5
    155lbs x 3
    175lbs x 3
    195lbs x 3

    - Squats 5 x 10 @ 50%
    125lbs x 10
    125lbs x 10
    125lbs x 10
    125lbs x 10
    125lbs x 10

    - Ab Wheel
    5 X 10-20
    Last edited by Zorachus; 05-19-2013 at 08:30 AM.

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    Saturday -Workout A = Chest
    05/18/13

    MONTH 1
    Wave3 - 75%x5, 85%x3, 95%x1
    Month 1 Accessories @ 50%


    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 200
    Bar x 5
    135lbs x 5
    155lbs x 3
    175lbs x 1

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50% Month-1
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows 5 x 10 = Up weight Month 2 - 40lbs
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10

    -Tricep Pushdowns 3 x 10 = Up weight in Month 2 - 60lbs
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10

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    Sunday -Workout B = Squat
    05/20/13

    MONTH 1
    Wave3 - 75%x5, 85%x3, 95%x1
    Month 1 Accessories @ 50%

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 280
    100lbs WARMUP
    190lbs x 5
    210lbs x 3
    240lbs x 1

    - Deadlift 5 x 10 @ 50%
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10

    - Hanging Leg Raise 5 x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 05-23-2013 at 07:35 AM.

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    Wednesday - Workout C = Shoulders
    05/22/13

    MONTH 1
    Wave3 - 75%x5, 85%x3, 95%x1
    Month 1 Accessories @ 50%

    - 5/3/1 OH Press - 1rep max is 145
    50lbs x 5 = WARMUP
    100lbs x 5
    110lbs x 3
    125lbs x 1

    - Bench Press 5 x 10 @ 50%
    90lbs x 10
    90lbs x 10
    90lbs x 10
    90lbs x 10
    90lbs x 10

    - Chinup's 5 x 10 (5 x 7)
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10

    -Barbell Curls 3 x 10 = Up weight in Month 2
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    Last edited by Zorachus; 05-22-2013 at 04:42 PM.

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    Thursday - Workout D = Deadlift
    05/23/13

    MONTH 1
    Wave3 - 75%x5, 85%x3, 95%x1
    Month 1 Accessories @ 50%

    - 5/3/1 Deadlift - 1rep max is 245
    Bar x 5
    165lbs x 5
    185lbs x 3
    210lbs x 1

    - Squats 5 x 10 @ 50%
    125lbs x 10
    125lbs x 10
    125lbs x 10
    125lbs x 10
    125lbs x 10

    - Ab Wheel
    5 X 10-20

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    Saturday -Workout A = Chest
    05/25/13

    MONTH 1
    Wave4 - DELOAD - 40%x5, 50%x5, 60%x5
    Month 1 Accessories @ 50%

    - 5/3/1 Bench Press - 1rep max is 200
    Bar x 5
    70lbs x 5
    90lbs x 5
    110lbs x 5

    - Military/OH Press 5 x 10 @ 50% Month-1
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10
    65lbs x 10

    - Dumbbell Rows 5 x 10 = Up weight Month 2 - 40lbs
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10
    35lbs x 10

    -Tricep Pushdowns 3 x 10 = Up weight in Month 2 - 60lbs
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10
    50lbs x 10

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    Sunday -Workout B = Squat
    05/20/13

    MONTH 1
    Wave4 - DELOAD - 40%x5, 50%x5, 60%x5
    Month 1 Accessories @ 50%

    - 5/3/1 Squats Using Powertec Workbench - 1rep max is 280
    100lbs WARMUP
    100lbs x 5
    130lbs x 5
    160lbs x 5

    - Deadlift 5 x 10 @ 50%
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10
    110lbs x 10

    - Hanging Leg Raise 5 x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10
    BW x 10

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