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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    I knew something went wrong I just couldn't ...

    I knew something went wrong I just couldn't
    pinpoint it. Thanks
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    600# Safety Squat @245!!

    This was A 50# PR after losing 20lbs!!


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZFi2_dumKw&feature=c4-overview&list=UUZbMg05UwTZJdI5XUAH9FVA
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    Pro Journal - Wed 8-21 Speed pulls against doubled minis...

    Wed 8-21

    Speed pulls against doubled minis
    135 x 2 x 8
    225 x 2 x 8
    315 x 5
    365 x 12 x 1

    Ghr's
    2 x 12
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    645 x 5!?!? BAD ASS!!! Very nice work sir!

    645 x 5!?!? BAD ASS!!! Very nice work sir!
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    Pro Journal - Sun 8-18 So I'm doing an exhibition squat this...

    Sun 8-18

    So I'm doing an exhibition squat this next weekend of either 500 or 550 pounds for reps in just a belt. Afterward I will be taking the week light sticking to GPP and rehab work.

    Rehab...
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    I definitely plan to incorporate sumo pulling...

    I definitely plan to incorporate sumo pulling more often in the coming months.
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    Opening my grip was simply to give me a bit more...

    Opening my grip was simply to give me a bit more room to open up my stance and push my knees out.
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    Pro Journal - Thanks Brian, I've honestly never squatted over...

    Thanks Brian, I've honestly never squatted over 605 (at least not that i can remember) without wraps so even 635 seemed like a stretch for me. I couldn't be happier with where I am.
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    Pro Journal - Thanks Kevin! Sun 8-11 Deadlifts working...

    Thanks Kevin!

    Sun 8-11

    Deadlifts working on new setup

    I have always had quite a bit of trouble locking out my deatlifts due to a horrible starting position which leaves me fairly rounded...
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    I train on an elite bench with a fat pad and...

    I train on an elite bench with a fat pad and definitely notice the difference when I have to use a shitty globo gym bench. I'm curious if you think using a bench that is less ideal for competition is...
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    Thanks guys. I tried the wider stance and grip...

    Thanks guys. I tried the wider stance and grip and was definitely able to sit deeper and flatten my back a bit more. Just as Leeman said it was much harder to break the floor but lockout was a...
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    I have actually taken to sleeping in a recliner a...

    I have actually taken to sleeping in a recliner a few nights a week for this very reason. Works like a.charm.
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    Deadlift starting position question.

    I've typically always pulled with a bit of a rounded back and despite my best efforts I have yet to rectify this issue. Tearing weight off the floor has never been an issue but I have a hard time...
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    Pro Journal - Have you seen the roster? Going to a pretty...

    Have you seen the roster? Going to a pretty stacked group. Pretty sure Brandon Cass will annihilate us both.

    Monday 8-5

    Reverse fly sled drags to warm up
    2 x ~200ft

    ME Bench
    bar x 2 x 20...
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    Pro Journal - Relentless in Detroit Well after my last...

    Relentless in Detroit

    Well after my last pressing session my forearm and bicep were pretty sore so I've decided to lay off for a couple weeks and just focus on squatting and pulling as that is...
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    Thanks guys, just glad to be moving a bit of weight again.
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    Looked good to me! I have never trained with a...

    Looked good to me! I have never trained with a football bar but plan to pick one up soon.
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    This was a great session! It was my first time using a straight bar since surgery ~4 months ago. I definitely had a couple reps in the tank with the last 2 sets but decided to stick to the plan this...
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    Pro Journal - Monday 7/15 ME(ish) bench Bench bar x many...

    Monday 7/15
    ME(ish) bench

    Bench
    bar x many
    added 80 chain
    bar x 10
    135 x 10
    185 x 3
    225 x 3
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    This is huge! Great work and way to stick with...

    This is huge! Great work and way to stick with it!!
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