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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

It’s 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
    The Truth
    Join Date
    Apr 2002

    Staying TRU to the freak

    My short-term goal is to be 185-195lbs at 10% bodyfat or under by July. That's from the starting weight of 170lbs.
    My overall goal is to be 200-210 at under 8% bodyfat.

    Day 1: Chest, Triceps, abs
    Day 2: Legs, calves
    Day 3: Rest.
    Day 4: Shoulders, abs, forearms
    Day 5: Back, Biceps
    Day 6: Rest.
    Day 7: Rest.

    1 Minute rest between sets for chest/shoulders/back, 1 1/2-2 minutes for legs, 30-45seconds for biceps/triceps, calves and abs 20-30 seconds.

    Incline Dumbbell Bench, Flat Barbell Bench, Dumbbell Pullovers, DIPS, French Press, lying tricep extensions

    Front Squats, Hack Squats, Leg curls, Lunges, Seated Barbell Calve Raises

    Military Press, Shrugs, Upright Rows, Standing lateral raises

    -=Abs=- (4 sets of 15-20, come up in 3 seconds, pause for 2, down in 3)=-
    Crunches, Reverse crunches, Side crunches

    Barbell wrist Curls, barbell reverse wrist curls

    Palms Away Pullups, Deadlift, One Arm DB Rows,
    Incline Dumbbell Curls, barbell curls, Hammer Curls


    Training days:

    7:00 - 3 whole eggs, 1/2 cup oatmeal, 20oz milk with 2 scoops whey
    10:30 - protein bar
    12:30 - chicken nuggets, milk
    3:30 - 2 scoops whey with 8oz grape juice
    3:40 - workout
    4:40 - 2 scoops whey with 8oz grape juice
    5:30 - chicken breast, 1/2 cup oatmeal, brocolli, 20 oz milk
    7:30 - chicken breast, brocolli
    8:30 - cup cottage cheese
    9:30 - cup cottage cheese

    breakdown according to
    Calories: 3108
    Protein: 352
    Carbs: 253
    Fat: 75

    Nontraining days:
    Calories: 1728
    Protein: 163
    Carbs: 161
    Fat: 49

    7:00 - 1/2 cup oatmeal, 2 whole eggs, 20oz milk w/ 1 scoop whey
    10:30 - protein bar
    12:30 - chicken nuggets, milk
    4:00 - chicken breast, brocolli, 1/2 cup oatmeal
    6:00 - 1/2 cup cottage cheese
    8:00 - 1/2 cup cottage cheese
    Last edited by Tru; 03-30-2003 at 02:07 PM.

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  4. #3
    is numero uno Saint Patrick's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2002
    Why are you working abs twice a week while working all other muscle groups only once a week?
    Height: 5'7"
    Weight: Not Big Enough

    “Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.” — Bruce Lee

  5. #4
    The Truth
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Because abs are a small muscle group. I should work calves more than once too, but i'm not concerned with them right now.


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