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. Great article, as usual. Videos don't seem to...

    Great article, as usual. Videos don't seem to work.

    "This is a private video. If you have been sent this video, please make sure you accept the sender's friend request."
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    Rough bloody week at work, so no time to log. BW...

    Rough bloody week at work, so no time to log. BW down to 62.5kg on Sunday morning from ~65kg at the beginning of the week. At like a crazy person on Sunday though, so up to 66-67kg and pretty...
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    Thanks. They're great stuff, a lot of fun. ...

    Thanks. They're great stuff, a lot of fun.

    First day of deload. Bench sucked because I was tired (5:30AM) - it felt pretty good while I was doing it but now I feel like I didn't do chest at all....
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    goddamn that shake sounds good right now

    goddamn that shake sounds good right now
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    End of Week 4 / End of Cycle 1

    So that's it for the first cycle. Pretty lame performance but hopefully I'll do better. Tightening up the diet starting tomorrow. No more IF for the first time in a very long time and smaller...
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    Forgot to log Friday's Workout 'A', so both...

    Forgot to log Friday's Workout 'A', so both Friday and Sunday here.

    Friday Oct. 29 - Good, clean workout overall. Numbers are still disappointing.

    Pullup
    BW x 6
    +8kg x 6
    +12kg x 6 +2+2+2...
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    Leg day strikes again. Squat - Maybe need to...

    Leg day strikes again.

    Squat - Maybe need to ramp up slower here?
    60kg x 6
    70 x 6
    80 x 6 +2+2+2

    Deads
    70kg x 6
    90 x 6
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    Looking good kiff. Great session - congrats on...

    Looking good kiff. Great session - congrats on PRs.

    What's the new diet looking like?
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    Behold the fatassery...

    ...and the lack of visible progress. Until they make a pill that will make me stronger, faster, and fitter overnight, I will continue to look like this. Either that, or Lyle McD comes up with a...
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    Too busy to post yesterday, so here it is. In...

    Too busy to post yesterday, so here it is.

    In a hurry again, which seems to be the theme of the week, so short workout. Dropped weight a little on OHP, upped a little on dips.

    Pullup
    BW x 6...
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    Holy hell - your leg days just keep getting...

    Holy hell - your leg days just keep getting better.

    Good job.
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    It totally backfired because I wasn't feeling it....

    It totally backfired because I wasn't feeling it. Still, I hope you're right - could be that I'm starting to go by instinct again.

    In a real hurry today, so stopped abs short. Will do some ab...
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    Downfalls keep pushing their way to the...

    Downfalls keep pushing their way to the forefront, but so far I'm managing to push back.

    Forgot to log yesterday's session. Was fairly mediocre - didn't put much into it and didn't get much out. ...
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    Could be that you recovered faster than expected...

    Could be that you recovered faster than expected from upper body exercises so did not feel the expected soreness - rather just the overall tiredness that comes from a good workout. Happens to me...
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    End of Week 2

    Had a pretty good week. Diet was spot on with the only screw-up being today's junk fest. Got a couple of days of light cardio in and had massive energy all week. All this food is doing me good.
    ...
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    I ate way too much junk food today, which is...

    I ate way too much junk food today, which is usually a sign that I'm not eating enough on a regular basis. I usually have my weekly junk food & dessert meal on Sunday, but today was too close to a...
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    Went into the weight room feeling really good...

    Went into the weight room feeling really good today, so I was a little more aggressive. These improvements are slight and are definitely more for psychological reasons than any strength gain. I'm...
  18. Yeesh. I am prone to this kind of thing myself,...

    Yeesh. I am prone to this kind of thing myself, sometimes for long periods of time.

    I don't know if these links will help but I hope so.
    ...
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    Man, good workout. Big squats - getting close to...

    Man, good workout. Big squats - getting close to 2xBW!
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    Thanks Kiff - came through with the advice as...

    Thanks Kiff - came through with the advice as always.

    I'm doing pullups on the 'A' days, so hopefully they'll prop the curls up as well. Like you, I haven't curled (by choice) in a long time -...
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