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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    Wannabebig New Member
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    Am I doing to much?

    Hello I follow the Wannabebig Routine I, but i do sets of 5 on each exercise. Am i doing to much? I have been working out for about 3 months. I lost 15 lbs. and my body fat went from 30% to 23%. Thank you.

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    Moderator Adam's Avatar
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    If your still making gains you can keep at it. Once your gains slow down a bit try dropping the volume.
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    I'd say you will see just as good of results with 3 sets on most things and 3-5 sets on squat, bench, deadlift.
    Age: 19 | height: 6'1''
    Current Maxes: (May 2009)
    Bench: 275 | Squat: 355 | Clean: 240 | Deadlift: 455 | Body Weight-205lbs
    "When you know Squat about lifting, you know the important part."

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    Wannabebig New Member
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    thank you for your input.

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    "sets of 5"? As in unspecified number of sets at 5 reps each? Or 5 sets at unspecified number of reps?

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    Quote Originally Posted by freac View Post
    "sets of 5"? As in unspecified number of sets at 5 reps each? Or 5 sets at unspecified number of reps?
    im assuming he means 5 sets. not 5 reps. otherwise he would of said that
    bench: 240
    squat: 260
    deadlift: 300

    height:6'
    weight:183 (12%bf)

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