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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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    Spacing training days and DOMS

    Hey,

    Current training of Mon, Wedns, Sat leaves 2 occassions of training "the day after the day after" (Wedns from Mon, Mon from Sat). This is when i find the aching DOMs the worst, but it doesn't seem sensible to train one day after another. Nor will 3 sessions a week fit if i space them more widely!

    What to do? Not be a wuss, accept training with DOMs and press on? Is this what y'all do?

    Cheers

    Crawf

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    Whats your routine? If your doing the same muscle groups you should vary your intensity.
    Remember, to get big, you have to get strong. The two are interconnected. Lift heavy, work hard, and size will come. Like night follows day. It works. Arnold
    Do work son. Big Black (Rob and Big)

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    post your whole routine. youshouldnt be working the same muscle every day you workout. if you are doing something like

    monday-chest
    wendesday-legs
    saturday-back

    then you would be fine because you have a week between training sessions.
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    Doing WBB1, so there is a pretty clear split. It just doesn't feel there is on some of the compounds.

    Also, for example, my arms are hurting from the curls etc, but tonight is bench and rows!

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    i have my whole week planned around doms...

    monday - chest/tris
    tuesday - back/bi's
    wednesday - shoulders/abs
    thursday - legs

    this way my shoulders are rested from chest day, legs are rested from deadlifts on back day so I can squat on thursday. Also, since its a 4 day routine, if you need another day off you can stick it in there where ever so arent too sore. It works for me...
    "Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder, but nobody wants to lift no heavy ass weight!" - Ronnie Coleman

    "You've got to love what you're doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time." -Gordie Howe

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    BGB...everything is layed out perfectly.

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    As your work capacity improves, you won't get as sore.
    Squats work better than supplements.
    "You know, if I thought like that, I'd never put more than one plate on the bar for anything, I'd never use bands or chains, I'd never squat to parallel or below, and I'd never let out the slightest grunt when I lift. At some point in your lifting career (assuming you're planning on getting reasonably strong and big), you're going to have to accept that most people think you are some kind of freak." -Sensei
    "You're wrong, and I have a completely irrelevant pubmed abstract that may or may not say so." - Belial
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