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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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    5/3/1

    I want to start the 5/3/1 program, I have pretty good size now my question is will I loose size by following this? Bc there's no lateral raises/flys/curls ect... Also I'm currently cutting Thank you

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    No, you don't have to stop doing those movements. But you might notice a decrease in size from the cutting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian Hopper View Post
    No, you don't have to stop doing those movements. But you might notice a decrease in size from the cutting.
    Thank you, yes I kno I'll deff loose size from cutting, to me the 5/3/1 program seems like not enough

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hartzell84 View Post
    Thank you, yes I kno I'll deff loose size from cutting, to me the 5/3/1 program seems like not enough
    Your welcome! I understand, but remember, sometimes less is more.
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    While not a popular program here, many of us do follow it. How can it not be enough? 5/3/1 is pretty much just the rep schemes for the main lifts. You can do whatever the fuck else you want to do.


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    Cary put it more eloquently than I. Just would add, to do it justice 3-4 cycles would be more appropriate to see appreciable gains.


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    I know nothing about nothing, except I started 5,3,1 this week. I was actually quite surprised at how much of a workout it actually is. I'm doing the main lift and 2 accessory lifts and I'm fairly wrecked when I leave the gym

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