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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    oh yeah. one of the hardest things has been...

    oh yeah. one of the hardest things has been checking that ego at the door. old numbers still linger in my mind and makes these new, low numbers quite discouraging at the moment. humility is still one...
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    so from what ive read, its a narrower stance...

    so from what ive read, its a narrower stance (under hips), toes slightly outboard, double overhand grip with knees tracking over your feet and back as near vertical as possible with shoulders over...
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    sit back more as in ass lower? i notice a curve...

    sit back more as in ass lower? i notice a curve in my upper to mid back, around the shoulder blades, but...? last time i was pulling decent weight, i was told that i was over-arching my lower back....
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    nobody? one thing that has been mentioned by...

    nobody? one thing that has been mentioned by friends of mine that are into strength training is to ditch the belt at the lower weights...
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    Lower Body A

    Tuesday November 13, 2012
    1) Broad Jump (4x4)
    2) Sumo Deadlift (5x6) 255, 265, 275, 285, 295
    3) Bulgarian Split Squat (4x8) 95, 105, 115, 125
    4) Romanian Deadlift (3x8) 225, 235, 245
    5) Hack...
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    heres a better video: ...

    heres a better video:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wY8nHZ4Txg&feature=g-upl

    255x8 first set of the day. wouldve recorded the other pulls, but another group needed to use the station between...
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    Upper Body A

    Monday November 12, 2012
    1) Incline Barbell Press (5x6) 165, 175, 185, 195, 215
    2) Neutral Grip Pull Up (4x6) Bodyweight
    3) Flat Bench Neutral DB Press (4x8) 40, 50, 60, 70 <- did two sets at 70#...
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    will do! thanks. the gym in my area is closed...

    will do! thanks. the gym in my area is closed through monday, so it may be a bit, unless one of the others nearby are open. no car = hoofing it from here to there
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    Lower Body B

    Friday NOV 9, 2012
    1) 30'' Box Jumps (5x3)
    2) Squats (5x6) 185, 205, 225, 225, 245 <- was supposed to be front squats but the 1st set put a lot of pressure on my wrists so i decided to do regular...
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    heres a quick video i took at the end of todays...

    heres a quick video i took at the end of todays workout. its only light at 135#, but i only did it to get the motion on film. next week ill probably record 255 and up...with a belt. hehe.

    ...
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    idk, marine corps says im at 12% (LMAO) and i...

    idk, marine corps says im at 12% (LMAO) and i dont look nearly that skinny...
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    Upper Body B

    Thursday November 8, 2012
    1) Board Press (6x3) 185 205 215 225 245 <- woohoo!! had trouble with 225 for one rep last week and was able to get all three at 245 unassisted
    2) Wide Chest Supported...
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    microsoft excel + proper formula + ??? = profit!...

    microsoft excel + proper formula + ??? = profit!

    seriously though, its simple math. have one done in excel and print it out on a plotter (like whats used for drafting and graphic arts), not a...
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    after watching quite a bit of videos on deadlift...

    after watching quite a bit of videos on deadlift form on youtube, i was thinking the exact same thing... hopefully i can get one up soon!
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    Core

    supposed to be a rest day, but me being the overzealous person i am decided to do core today (taken from the "forget crunches" article)...followed by a PFT at noon. :bang:

    Wednesday November 7,...
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    Lower Body A

    Tuesday November 6, 2012
    1) Broad Jump (4x4) bodyweight
    2) Sumo Deadlift (5x6) 255, 215, XXX, XXX, XXX <- this is where todays workout went to shit. fuck. see thread: Deadlift Help
    3) Barbell...
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    Upper Body A

    Starting a 4 day split taken from one of the hypertrophy articles here on WBB.

    Monday November 5, 2012
    1) Incline BB Press (5x6) 155, 165, 175, 185, 185
    2) Neutral Grip Pullup (4x6) bodyweight...
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    Week Three

    Mon. OCT 29, 2012
    Shoulders
    -Shoulder Press (iso) 12x120 10x130 8x140 6x150
    -Seated DB Press 10x45 8x50 5x55 (couldnt lock out last rep)
    -Side Lat Raise 10x20 10x25 10x25
    -Front Lat Raise 10x20...
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    Week Two

    Mon. OCT 22, 2012
    Shoulders
    -Shoulder Press (iso) 12x90 10x100 8x110 6x120
    -Seated DB Press 10x40 8x45 6x50
    -Side Lat Raise 10x20 8x25 6x30
    -Bent Over Lat Raise 10x20 8x25 6x30
    -Front Lat Raise...
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    Week One

    yeah, i know... WALL OF WORDS! HAHA. heres the meat and potatoes:


    week one, when i decide to jump back into the gym and re-familiarize myself with the weights again.

    Mon. OCT 15, 2012...
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