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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  1. Wednesday: 300 protein / 50 carb / 50 fat

    Wednesday: 300 protein / 50 carb / 50 fat
  2. Wednesday: (so far) macros: 150 protein, 25...

    Wednesday: (so far)

    macros: 150 protein, 25 carb, 30 fat
    hydration: 1 gallon
    exercise: nothing more than usual walking around campus to classes and ****
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    Fully agreed. For years my lats sucked, I did...

    Fully agreed. For years my lats sucked, I did primarily pulldowns and over a few years worked up from sets of 10 with 100 pounds and sets of 10 with 180 pounds. My lats grew a tiny bit, but guess...
  4. Oh and one last thing, the point of this journal...

    Oh and one last thing, the point of this journal is to achieve 400 bench, 500 squat, 600 deadlift completely RAW except for a belt and wrist wraps. My current raw lifts are 325 / 335 / 450...
  5. Sorry for the ****ty recent journal postings....

    Sorry for the ****ty recent journal postings. This week and next are absolute hell for me in school. I'm finishing my senior thesis here at MIT and studying for 4 advanced electrical engineering...
  6. Monday: 300+ protein, 80 carb, 50 fat Tuesday:...

    Monday: 300+ protein, 80 carb, 50 fat
    Tuesday: so far 70,0,0
  7. Well, after this week, I am going into finals...

    Well, after this week, I am going into finals mode and that's when I plan to eat carbs. I figured this week would be a good week to PSMF because I will be sitting at my computer all day or in lab. My...
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    The pushups are incredible. 360 LB!!!!!?!?! HOLY...

    The pushups are incredible. 360 LB!!!!!?!?! HOLY BEJEEEZUS!!!! I can only dream..
  9. Wow, so this weekend was interesting. Friday...

    Wow, so this weekend was interesting. Friday night I ran into some old friends and we decide to check out this rave. It is now Sunday afternoon and I am finally home again. It was crazy - I don't do...
  10. I don't even want to post what I did today. Poor...

    I don't even want to post what I did today. Poor hydration, pad thai for lunch..

    VERY stressful day, in exams all day and under a lot of pressure for thesis completion.. I ****ed up my diet......
  11. Thursday, May 1st, 2008; 216 pounds Diet Meal...

    Thursday, May 1st, 2008; 216 pounds

    Diet
    Meal 1: 3 scoops of Nitrean, 2tb peanut butter, 2 cups of coffee, 1xmulti, 4xETS, 6g fish oil
    Meal 2 (not really a meal, just a bite while playing video...
  12. My raw max is about 330, so I figured 50% is 165,...

    My raw max is about 330, so I figured 50% is 165, 60% is about 200. Your suggesting 40%? (just asking, not trying to say anything)
  13. And just to clarify, I do my military press as an...

    And just to clarify, I do my military press as an actual military press. That means standing, a little larger than shoulder width grip (pinky near ring), and no body drive (that means NO push press /...
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    I disagree with moving up slowly on the bench....

    I disagree with moving up slowly on the bench. Your bench is weak, so to make it stronger you should train it (and the muscles used - triceps, lats, shoulders, chest) with 110% intensity. You may...
  15. Wednesday, April 30th, 2008; 216 pounds Diet:...

    Wednesday, April 30th, 2008; 216 pounds

    Diet:

    Meal 1: 3 scoops of Nitrean, 2tb peanut butter, 1xmulti, 4xETS, 6g fish oil
    Meal 2: 2 scoops of Results, 2 scoops of Nitrean
    Meal 3: 1 slice of...
  16. They just started doing single event meets, so...

    They just started doing single event meets, so the record books are being written with every meet haha.

    Here are some single event records (not full powerlifting):

    Open 198:
    Raw: Squat - 363;...
  17. Thread: 600lb Leg Press

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    Klotz was trying to make a point and you...

    Klotz was trying to make a point and you immaturely are fussing over the math. Grow up and accept some criticism.

    Squats will much better develop your core, lower back, glutes, hamstrings and...
  18. Tuesday, April 29th, 2008 Meal 1: 3 scoops of...

    Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

    Meal 1: 3 scoops of Nitrean, 2tbsp instant coffee, 4tb peanut butter, 1xmulti, 4xETS, 6xfish oil
    Meal 2: 3 scoops of Nitrean
    Meal 3: 2 scoops of Results, 2tbsp peanut...
  19. Monday, April 28th, 2008 Workout: ME Low Box...

    Monday, April 28th, 2008

    Workout:
    ME Low Box Squat (2" below parallel) warmups, 275x3, 315x1, 335x1, 365xmiss, 275x10.5 PR
    Deadlift on 3" block 135x5, 225x5, 315x4, 365x1
    Deep Good Mornings...
  20. The quest to 8% bodyfat, 400 bench, 500 squat, 600 deadlift

    So this year I started January 1st as a fat, weak 241 pounder at 20-22% bodyfat. I cut strictly for 12 weeks, down to around 12-14% bodyfat at 210 pounds. I then did some pure strength and clean bulk...
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