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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    Stuck

    I have been lifting seriously for about 3 years now. Currently my 1RM for deads is 525, 455 for squats, and bench is 235. I have continued to make steady progress with deads and squats, but I cannot seem to break my bench plateau. I have been stuck at 235 for about 3 months now. I have tried bands, chains, dynamic effort days, and board presses but nothing seems to work. Any Ideas?
    Last edited by kkwik1212; 03-26-2006 at 08:28 PM.

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    Swapped over to DB's? Do you cycle your routine?

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    I currently weigh 190, so I try to take in at least 200 grams of protein a day. I eat as clean as possible, usually taking in around 3200-4500 calories a day depending upon my work schedule.

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    Are you gaining, or maintaining?

    Are you getting in enough fat? I eat more protein than you - are you sure 200g is enough for you?

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