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. Thread: 8 weeks

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    3/3

    Havent been training regularly for the last few weeks due to getting sick and school work picking up.

    yesterday

    day
    snatches 5 x 5

    night
    20 burpees
    5 x 1-hand swing #45
  2. Thread: 8 weeks

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    2/12

    last mon.

    squats up to 195 x 3
    Military presses 4 sets 10
    Bench 2 x 5 #135

    tues
    running laps, run 2 1/9mile laps at fast pace, rest 1/2 to 1 lap, repeat x 4
    some pullups and misc...
  3. Thread: 8 weeks

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    2/5 Deadlifts #135 1 x 5 #155 1 x 5...

    2/5

    Deadlifts
    #135 1 x 5
    #155 1 x 5
    #185 1 x 5 * ~2s rest between reps
    #205 2 x 5 * 3-8 s rest between reps
    #185 2 x 5 * same as above

    Pullups bw
  4. Thread: 8 weeks

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    2/4

    Saint Patrick: Yeah Indian food is hella good, I 'm afraid to bulk now cuz even though I'm only 130 I'm small boned and still have around 12 % or more bf so I want to wait maybe another month before...
  5. Thread: 8 weeks

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    1/29 over an hour or so bw chins 6 x 10 ...

    1/29

    over an hour or so

    bw chins
    6 x 10

    9am open face tuna sandwich ~30 g protein 250cals
    1pm Indian buffet (lots of chicken) ~50 g ~1000cals?
    5pm Pro....
  6. Thread: 8 weeks

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    1/28 Went with some friends again machine...

    1/28

    Went with some friends again

    machine row 2 x 10
    Bench 3 x 6 @ 135
    Incline db press 2 x 10 @35, 40
    Deadlifts ...
  7. Thread: 8 weeks

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    1/27

    Stayed after a bit after work

    2 x 10 bw chin ups
    15mins bike
  8. Thread: 8 weeks

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    1/26

    Went with gym with my friend, who has no weight training experience before.

    Ran a mile ( he wanted to run a bit, might as well try out indoor track)

    Pullups bw 2 x 10 assisted pullups 3...
  9. Thread: 8 weeks

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    1/22

    School is already messing up my schedule, have to plan and prepare meals ahead of time in the future.

    10am 2 slice toast + protein milk
    1pm Milk tea
    4pm cottage cheese...
  10. Thread: 8 weeks

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    1/20

    1/20 tues

    Hang snatch

    1 x 8 #55
    1 x 8 # 65
    5 x 5 #75

    I feel like I am making progress. Usually towards the end of my workout I slow down on my snatches, but today I felt explosive to...
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    What I do is to go to safeway or qfc and buy the...

    What I do is to go to safeway or qfc and buy the value-pak of whatever meat is on sale. They usually have stuff for .99 - under $2 a lb. I then boil or bake the whole thing and eat it throughout the...
  12. Thread: 8 weeks

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    1/19

    Thx for all the encouragements, its great to get feedback and to hear from you guys.

    1/19
    today was kindof a cheat day as I spent the whole day with friends.

    10am 2 piece toast...
  13. Thread: 8 weeks

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    wow, quick response. thx for the encouragement...

    wow, quick response. thx for the encouragement rookiebldr. I've been reading this forum and t-mag for a while but havent posted until now.

    1/18 sunday

    sidepress #45 8 x 5

    ...
  14. Thread: 8 weeks

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    Diet - Massive eating combinations around...

    Diet - Massive eating combinations
    around 1800 cals a day until single digit bf (current ~12)
    at least 1 g protein /bw lb

    I hope to keep/gain muscle and strength while losing fat....
  15. Thread: 8 weeks

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    8 weeks

    I have 8 weeks left in the current quarter of school so here are my goals and stats.

    I have been working out irregularly for about 2 years, I have made some progress but have never been...
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