The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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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. #1
    Wannabebig Member
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    Trying to get ripped

    Hey everyone I am a 5'11 160lbs 17 yr old who is trying to get ready for the military. (hopeing for special forces of some kind eventually) I have been a serious runner for about 6 months and have lifted weights seriously for about 3 months. I am at 13% bf. I have decided since I am going in the military after high school that I might as well start training for it. I plan to stop lifting weights and concentrate on bodyweight excersises and running/swimming. The workout I plan to follow looks like this......

    Weeks 1-2

    Running: 4 / 4 / 5 / 3 miles, Mo/Tu/We/Fr
    Pushups: 6 sets of 30 pushups, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Situps: 6 sets of 30 situps, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Pullups: 2 sets of 10 pullups, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Swimming: Swim continuously for 30 min. 4-5 days/week
    Week 3

    Running: 4 / 4 / 5 / 3 miles, Mo/Tu/We/Fr
    Pushups: 6 sets of 30 pushups, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Situps: 6 sets of 30 situps, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Pullups: 3 sets of 10 pullups, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Swimming: Swim continuously for 35 min. 4-5 days/week
    Second 9 weeks:
    Week 4

    Running: 3 / 5 / 4 / 5 / 2 miles, Mo/Tu/We/Fr/Sa
    Pushups: 6 sets of 30 pushups, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Situps: 6 sets of 35 situps, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Pullups: 3 sets of 10 pullups, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Dips: 3 sets of 20 dips, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Swimming: Swim continuously for 35 min. 4-5 days/week
    Weeks 5

    Running: 4 / 5 / 6 / 4 / 3 miles, Mo/Tu/We/Fr/Sa
    Pushups: 10 sets of 20 pushups, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Situps: 10 sets of 25 situps, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Pullups: 4 sets of 10 pullups, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Dips: 10 sets of 15 dips, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Swimming: Swim continuously for 45 min. 4-5 days/week
    Week 6

    Running: 5 / 5 / 6 / 4 / 4 miles, Mo/Tu/We/Fr/Sa
    Pushups: 15 sets of 20 pushups, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Situps: 15 sets of 25 situps, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Pullups: 4 sets of 12 pullups, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Dips: 15 sets of 15 dips, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Swimming: Swim continuously for 60 min. 4-5 days/week
    Week 7 and beyond

    Running: 5 / 6 / 6 / 6 / 4 miles, Mo/Tu/We/Fr/Sa
    Pushups: 20 sets of 20 pushups, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Situps: 20 sets of 25 situps, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Pullups: 5 sets of 12 pullups, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Dips: 20 sets of 15 dips, Mon/Wed/Fri
    Swimming: Swim continuously for 75 min. 4-5 days/week


    Any comments/advice encouragement is welcome.

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  3. #2
    heading to 195
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    if you can do all those sets of dips after all those pushups, you're a better man than me. good luck w/everything though.

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