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?

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  1. #26
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    Augest 2nd 2005

    Last Night Sleep- 9-10 hours

    Weight- 187.5 + .5 LLB.

    Legs


    **Barbell Squats**

    Warm up
    45x8
    95x10

    Work Sets
    155x10
    185x8 New PR + 2 Reps
    205x5 New PR
    215x3 New PR

    Incline Sitting Calf Raises

    Warm up
    90x20

    WorkSets
    180x15
    210x15
    220x15
    230x12
    240x12

    Incline Leg Press
    6 platesx10
    8 platesx8
    10 platesx5
    10 plates +50 llb. x3
    Hamstring Curls
    90x8
    120x8
    140x8

    Hip Raises
    40x12
    40x12

    Diet:

    11:45-(Pre-Workout Meal)Poppy Seed Bagel w/ 2 eggs + cheese

    2:40- Post workout Shake ( whey protein 23 grams)

    3:00(Post Workout Meal)-Large bowl of pasta w/ butter

    5:00-Small bowl of cottage cheese w/ jelly,medium slice of steak,small cup of pea's,ketchup

    10:00( Had a double header baseball game from 6-10) steak,bagel w/ 2 egg/ cheese, protein shake w/ milk, 2 plums

    12:00-2 chicken sandwhiches

    Macronutrient Breakdown

    Calories-3400
    Fats-50
    Carbs-240
    Protein-200
    Last edited by SteveRaiken; 08-17-2005 at 11:46 AM.

  2. #27
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    Augest 3rd 2005

    Sleep- 8 hours...stayed up till 4 in the morning... felt like crap this morning so i took 200 grams of caffeine before my workout

    Weight- 188 (+ .5 llb.)

    Back/Shoulders

    Machine Shoulder Press

    Warm up
    70x10
    110x10

    Work Sets
    160x10 New PR
    190x6 New PR
    210x4 New PR
    220x3 New PR

    Wow, really improved my weight in this exercise since the last time i did it

    Pulldowns FLT 530

    Warm up
    90x10

    Work Sets
    140x8 Not to failure ( New PR)
    160x6 New PR
    170x3 New PR

    Machine Lateral Raises

    Warm up
    40x12

    Work Sets
    60x12
    80x8 New PR
    80x7

    Cable Rear Lateral Raises

    Warm Up
    20x10

    Work Sets
    25x8
    25x8
    25x10 New PR

    Pull Ups
    Level 10x5 ( end of workout)

    Sitting Lateral Pull Backs

    Warm up
    140x10

    Work Sets
    180x8
    205x8 New PR
    240x5 Very tough New PR

    Total Work Sets For Shoulders-10
    Total Work Sets For Back-7

    Diet:

    1:30-Plain Bagel w/ 2 eggs/ cheese/glass of milk

    3:00- Large Bowl of cottage cheese/jelly

    4:30 Post Workout whey protein shake ( 35 grams)

    5:00 Large Steak w/ alfredo noodles

    6:00-Bowl of pasta w/ butter

    8:30-Protein shake w/cottage cheese/egg/milk/cocoa + 20 grams of whey

    10:00-2 beers

    11:15-2 slices of whole wheat,3 slices of ham, 2 slices of cheese/mayo,large glas of milk,string cheese

    1:00-Cottage cheese w/ jelly, PB on roll

    Macronutrient Breakdown

    Calories- 3300
    Fats-60
    Carbs-285
    Protein-285
    Last edited by SteveRaiken; 08-17-2005 at 11:47 AM.

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    Nice workout man. Looks pretty intense.
    Don't hate the player. Hate the game.


  4. #29
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    New Diet Goals

    Calories-3000-3300

    Protein- 260+ ( start having protein shake w/ a lot of my meals to increase protein!!!!)

    Carbs- High carb for breakfast and after workout- Slow digesting carbs... low carb or moderate for rest of day, low carb before sleep from now on~!

    Fat- Keep saturated fats down focus on better fats!

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    hey guys i have been reading a lot and doing a ton of research on strengh and how to further my gains and im thinking about going back to west side training. I did westside a few years ago and made some good gains.

    What do you guys think about this program???


    The only thing is i have a bad back so i wont be able to deadlift??? i dunno what i should do instead of that??
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    Augest4th 2005

    Rest Day

    Diet:

    11:45- Cell mass + glutamine

    12:00- 3 egg white + 2 whole eggs, 2 whole wheat,12 oz. milk

    2:30-Ham sandwhich w/ swiss cheese/ whey protein shake 30 grams

    4:45-Large piece of steak-ketchup, 12oz. of milk, Large bowl of pasta-butter

    6:45-Medium size steak, bowl of pasta, milk w/ protein 23 grams

    10:00 Bagel w/ lot of creamcheese not good choice

    12:00-Bowl of cereal, protein w/ milk,string cheese



    Macronutrient Breakdown

    Calories- 3800-4000 WOW ate too much im doing some cardio!
    Fats-60
    Carbs-300
    Protein-260


    Wow diet was f -uped today i need to eat less calories and stop eating at night DAMN!
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    Biceps/Triceps!!!

    Pin Presses on bench- 4-6 " off chest

    Warm up
    95x10
    155x8

    Work sets
    185x7
    195x3

    Comments- I didnt like doing pin presses b/c everytime i hit the bar on the way down i would lose form it sucked pretty much im going to stick to board presses for triceps.

    Barbell Curls

    Warm up
    45x10
    65x8

    Work Sets
    75x8
    90x4+3 helped reps
    80x8
    75x8

    Tricep Pushdowns

    Warm up
    90x12

    Work Sets
    120x12
    150x10
    80x10- Rope Extention

    DB Curls
    30x10
    40x8
    45x3
    30x12

    DIPS
    BWx12 NEW PR
    BWx10

    Incline AB Crunches
    bwx15
    bwx15
    bwx15

    Close Grip Pushups
    15

    DB Preacher Curl
    30x8 didnt really feel it in my biceps, kinda strained my forarm


    FARMER WALKS!
    65's both hands around my back yard... now thats hardcore!!

    When i was doing close grip pushups today i hurt my right shoulder /rotator cuff, this has happened b4 i got to go ice it, it hurts a lot when i move it, hopefully it gets better b4 monday i have to take it easy



    Diet:

    12:30-Cell mass,100 mg caffeine

    12:45-3 eggs, 2 whole wheat/8oz of milk

    1:30- nitris explosion

    4:00- Post work whey shake 35 grams

    4:30-6 strips of chicken w/ bredding/ Large bowl of cheese rice, 8oz of milk

    6:30-protein 23 grams

    9:00-2 slices wheat w/pb,12 oz milk,cereal cottage cheese

    1:00-Cottage cheese/jelly


    Calories-3000
    Fats-45
    Carbs-250
    Protein-220
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    augest 6th

    Diet-

    12:45- Chicken,cup of rice, milk w/ protein 23 grams

    3:00-Ham and cheese 12" grinder from subway

    5:00- PB Sandwhich,protein w/ milk

    10:00-cell tech
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    Augest 7th

    Diet:

    In a big rush so im going to jot done wat i ate quickly.


    1- 2 eggs, bacon, milk
    2-ham sandwhich, milk
    3-protein w/ milk
    4-Chicken noodle soup , protein shake
    5- Ham sandwhich, fries

    Didnt eat hardly anything today i need to get to my act together!!!!!!



    Tommorow is a big chest workout need to get ready!
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    Augest 8th 2005

    Chest

    Barbell Bench Press

    Warm up
    45x15
    135x10
    165x5

    Work Sets
    190x4+1 lil help 5 New PR
    210xmiss by an inch!!!!!!1
    175x6+2 help 8


    Incline Barbell Bench
    135x9
    155x8
    165x2
    155x5

    Dips
    Bwx6
    Bwx6
    Bwx6

    Incline Sit ups
    bwx15
    bwx15
    bwx15
    bwx15


    Diet:

    12:30-2 eggs, 2 wheat bread, milk

    3:30- post workout shake ( 35 grams)

    4:15- Hamburger Helpers noodles
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    Augest 9th

    Legs

    Squats

    Warm up
    45x10
    135x10
    165x5

    Work Sets
    200x10 New PR + 10 pounds+2 reps
    225x6 New PR
    240x3 New PR+25 pounds

    Incline Standing Calf Raises
    2 plates x15
    4 plates x15
    6 playes x15
    6 plates + 2 25's x15
    8 plates x10 New PR

    Hamstring Curls
    80x10
    110x12
    140x10 New PR
    160x6 New PR


    Diet:

    1:00-Large Protein shake w/ cottage cheese, egg, 23 whey, milk, cocoa

    3:15 2 chicken sandwhiches, noodles

    5:00-Noodles

    6:00-Protein shake w/ water

    8:00- Cottage Cheese,cereal w/ milk

    10:00- 2 chicken sandwhiches, small fries

    1:00- 2 chicken sandwhiches
    Last edited by SteveRaiken; 08-17-2005 at 11:49 AM.

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    Augest10th 2005

    Back/Biceps


    Pulldown FLT 530

    Warm up
    50x12
    120x10

    Work Sets
    150x10 New PR
    160x8 New PR
    180x4 New PR

    Barbell Curls

    Warm up
    45x10
    70x8

    Work Sets
    90x7 New PR
    75x9
    75x8
    75x6

    Pull Ups
    Level 12x8
    Level 12x8

    DB Curls
    35x7
    35x6

    Preacher Curls
    25 overload x 8

    T Bar Row
    45x12
    45x10
    70x8
    70x8

    Very tiring workout im not used to training these on the same day but my shoulders were very sore so i gave them some more rest.


    Diet-

    1-3 eggs, 2 wheat

    30 min later- creatine,5 g glutamine, nitris explostion 100 g caffine

    2- Post workout protein shake 35 grams of whey

    3- Protein shake w/ cottage cheese, cocoa, egg, milk

    4- Extra !Large bowl of noodles

    5- Large bowl of cottage cheese w/ jelly

    6- 2 eggs. 2 wheat

    7- 2 peanut butter and jely sandwhiches, bannan, ceral w/ milk

    Calories-3400
    Protein-226
    Last edited by SteveRaiken; 08-17-2005 at 11:50 AM.

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    Augest 11th

    Sleep-Went to bed last night at 4 in the morning those girls got me staying up all night lol. I got 11 hour of sleep. i woke up at 3 this afternoon.


    REST DAY

    Diet:

    3:00- 2 eggs, 2 wheat, large bowl of cottage cheese w/ jelly

    5:00- Large piece of chicken w/ high protein pasta

    8:00- Large glass of mik w/ 23 grams of whey protein

    9:15- 2 slices of wheat w/ large chicken patty

    11:30-2 slices of wheat, 2 eggs, large glass of milk, few crackers w/ 2 slices of cheese
    Last edited by SteveRaiken; 08-17-2005 at 11:50 AM.

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    Planning Tommows Shoulder/Tricep Workout

    Shoulders

    Smith Machine Barbell Shoulder Press-6x4x4x2

    Side Cable Lateral Raises-x8x8

    DB Lateral Raises-x10x10

    Triceps

    Dips12x8x6x4

    Cable Tricep Push Downs4x6-8


    8 Sets Per bodypart
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    Auguest 11th 2005- wow i thought it was june this whole time LOL

    Shoulders/Triceps

    Machine Shoulder Press
    170x10 New PR
    200x8 New PR
    220x3
    170x12 New PR
    130x12

    Tricep Push Down
    Whole rack x8
    Whole Rackx8
    Whole Rack x8
    ]

    Lying Tricep Pullovers

    68x2+3 negatives
    50x6+3 negatives


    Lateral Raises
    15x12
    20x10
    20x10

    Reverse Fly's
    90x10
    60x12

    Behind The head Skull Crushers
    55x10
    65x8 New PR
    70x6 New PR


    Diet:

    12:30-2 eggs, 2 wheat toast, 2 servings cottage cheese w/ jelly,glass of milk

    3:00- Post workout shake 25 grams

    3:30- Large Bowl of pasta w/ butter

    5:30- Glass os milk/ Protein 23 grams of whey

    7:30- Large bowl of Rice w/ 1 1/2 egg rolls
    Last edited by SteveRaiken; 08-12-2005 at 05:34 PM.

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    Augest 12th 2005

    Diet was pretty good alll day ate clean!!!

    my lats are real sore from last workout i think i was using my lats too much when doing manchine shoulder presses


    Rest Day

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    Augest 13th

    Diet was good ate a lot of food


    messing arond in my basement and benched 210!! New pr~!

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    Augest 14th 2005


    Chest


    Barbell Bench Press

    175x8 Almost 9!! New pr
    195x3 New pr
    185x4
    200x1 short rest

    DB Incline Bench
    50x10
    60x6
    70x2 + 3 negatives
    55x7

    Machine Bench Press
    150x10
    170x8
    180x8

    Extra Lat Work-1 arm rows
    45x10
    45x10
    70x10

    AB Crunches-6 sets

    Diet

    1- 2 eggs, 2 wheat, 2 servings of cottagge cheese w/ jelly

    2- 2 wheat, turkey, cheese, mayo

    3- Post workout shake whey 23 grams, bowl of hamburger helper, noodles, crackers, corn on the cob

    4- protein bar,2 muffins, goldfish crackers, waffele crisp

    5- 2 servings of cottage cheese, jelly, 2 wheat pb

    Calories-3500
    Fats-80
    Carbs-325
    Protein-200+
    Last edited by SteveRaiken; 08-15-2005 at 11:34 PM.

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    Weeks Workout Routine and Goals

    Monday- Too late already lifted lol chest- Through some extra lats in

    Tuesday- Legs

    Squat ( GOALS)

    215x10
    240x5
    250x3



    Wendsday- Back/Biceps

    20 Rep Training for Biceps!!!!!! ( Going to shock those little bastards)

    Do Some Power Cleans

    Heavy BB Rows!!!

    20 reps training with DB Rows!!


    Thursday- Speed bench/ Speed Squat!!!


    10 sets of 3 with 65% max bench

    10 sets of 3 with 65% max squat

    Friday- Shoulders/Triceps

    Standing Military Press Barbell Heavy!!!!!

    2 and 3 board presses!!!!!!

    DB Front Raises 15 rep sets - sets
    Last edited by SteveRaiken; 08-15-2005 at 11:56 PM.

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    Augest 15th

    Legs


    Squats
    185x12 New PR
    225x8 New PR
    245x4 New PR
    135x10 fast explotions


    Incline Leg Press
    3 platesx12
    3 platesx12
    3 platesx12
    3 platesx12

    Incline Calf Raises
    3 plates x12
    3platesx15
    3 platesx12
    3 plates x12

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    Augest 16th

    Biceps

    Machine Preacher Curl
    25x20
    25x15
    18.5x20

    T Bar Rows
    45x10
    70x10
    85x10 New pr
    90x8 New pr


    2 arm cable Curls
    50x20
    40x20
    Drop set-30x10-20x8-15-10


    Hammer Curls
    25x10
    25x12


    Diet:

    1- 2 eggs, wheat, milk

    2- 2 wheat, ham

    3- Post workout protein 35 grams

    4- Large bowl of noodles, corn on the cob, pease

    5-Large bowl of cottage cheese, steak, turkey sandwhich

    6-2 wheat, pb, jelly-noodles
    Last edited by SteveRaiken; 08-17-2005 at 11:07 PM.

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    Augest 18th

    1-Easy macaroni and cheese, Large bowl of cottage cheese w jelly w/ glass of milk

    2- Large Bowl of pasta w/ butter ( HUGE BOWL), corn on the cob

    3-Ham sandwhich w/ glass of milk

    4- 2 bowls of cereal w/ milk

    5- Ham sandwihc glass of milk, small serving of cottage cheees 12 protein

    6- 2 chicken sandwhiches from mcdonalds ,1 beer at party... (ehh flip cup got me)


    Calories- 4000

    Protein-180+

    Supplements- Cell tech

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