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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    Yeah, it was a very minor case when it came to...

    Yeah, it was a very minor case when it came to the outbreak, but the sickness during it was horrible...constant headache, fever, no appetite, etc. I am pretty sure the outbreak was minor because I...
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    It was definitely a combination of things. I...

    It was definitely a combination of things. I think peaking had to do it along with the last week and a half or so leading up to the meet. I left this part out because I hate the fact that it seems...
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    Meet Report: Squat: 650 700 nope 700...

    Meet Report:

    Squat:

    650
    700 nope
    700 definitely nope

    Bench:
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    Today: Squats Squats-work up to 675x2 Leg...

    Today: Squats

    Squats-work up to 675x2

    Leg Extensions-3x20

    Neutral Grip Pulldowns-3x20


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzVFHnblnyY
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    Personal ones at least! Yesterday: Bench ...

    Personal ones at least!

    Yesterday: Bench

    Bench-work up to 418x2

    Stopped there. Elbow/bicep things were flaring up bad. I am going to eliminate benching 2x a week and see if that helps.
    ...
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    Thanks! Do you mean for squats? If so, it...

    Thanks! Do you mean for squats? If so, it depends. When I am prepping for a meet I like to start 12-16 weeks out and start out with 5s, then work my way into 3s, then the last 3-4 squat workouts into...
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    Today: Squats Squats-652x2 Leg...

    Today: Squats

    Squats-652x2

    Leg Extensions-5x20

    Sorry about the partial belly nudity.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1z5M00QgVcc
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    Today: RE Bench Bench-315x5, 365x5, 375x5 ...

    Today: RE Bench

    Bench-315x5, 365x5, 375x5

    DB Bench-3 sets

    Seated OH DB Extensions-3 sets

    Rolling DB Extensions-3 sets
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    Today: Deadlifts Deadlift-585x3 3.5" block...

    Today: Deadlifts

    Deadlift-585x3

    3.5" block pull-worked up to 553x1 and called it, I was shot

    BB Rows SS CS DB Rows-3 supersets

    WG Lat Pulldowns SS Hyper Extensions-3 supersets
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    Great, the week off seemed to do me a lot of...

    Great, the week off seemed to do me a lot of good. I guess the real test for them will be on squat day because that's what jacks that area on my elbows/biceps up.
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    Today: Heavy Bench Bench-work up to 407x2 ...

    Today: Heavy Bench

    Bench-work up to 407x2

    Pause Bench-352x5, 330x5, 308x5

    Incline DB Bench SS Standing DB Shoulder Press-3 supersets, 20 reps each movement

    DB Lateral Raises SS V Bar...
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    Today: blah I benched up to 308 and called it....

    Today: blah

    I benched up to 308 and called it. The pain in both my elbow/bicep area is killing me so I decided I am going to definitely not do my RE bench workout on Thursday or squat on Friday...
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    haha thanks man! Today: Random Stuff ...

    haha thanks man!


    Today: Random Stuff

    Seated Wide Grip Cable Row-3 sets

    Wide Grip Lat Pulldown- 3 sets

    Cable Flys (for rear delts...not sure what this is called)-4 sets
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    Good luck...I hope it works out for you. It's...

    Good luck...I hope it works out for you. It's funny you mentioned doing it with a close grip instead, because that is what I used to do. But I strained my pec benching back in April and ever since...
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    At the moment my general rule is to go no higher...

    At the moment my general rule is to go no higher than 315 lbs, so that is around 75% of my best bench.
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    No, I have always benched 2x a week, but I make...

    No, I have always benched 2x a week, but I make sure I keep one of the days light and just do more reps. It's more of a "bodybuilding day" for me. If I am feeling really run down during the week and...
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    Today: RE Bench Bench-225x10, 275x1, 315x10,...

    Today: RE Bench

    Bench-225x10, 275x1, 315x10, 275x10, 225x15

    Cable Crossovers-3 sets (1 big drop set)

    Palms In DB Bench-3 sets (1 big drop set)

    OH DB Extension SS Rope Pushdowns-3...
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    Thanks Brian....I am starting to feel ready for...

    Thanks Brian....I am starting to feel ready for January!


    Today: Deadlift

    Deadlift-work up to 550x4, 500x5, 405x10

    Seated Cable Rows-3x20

    WG Lat Pulldowns-3x20
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    Pro Journal - Nice pulling...I am sure you will blow past that...

    Nice pulling...I am sure you will blow past that 705 after these next 12 weeks.
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    Today: Heavy Bench Bench-work up to 374x5 ...

    Today: Heavy Bench

    Bench-work up to 374x5

    CG Floor Press-225x10, 275x9, 275x9

    Incline DB Bench-3x20

    V Bar Pushdowns-1 set (set of 100)
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