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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    Sunday, Dec 19 - Gym Session Pre-WO weight:...

    Sunday, Dec 19 - Gym Session

    Pre-WO weight: 189

    Flat Barbell Bench Press (Time Under Tension)
    95 x 10 (2 pos, 4 neg)
    115 x 6 (2 pos, 4 neg)
    135 x 3 (2 pos, 4 neg)
    135 x 4 (2 pos, 4 neg,...
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    Sat, Dec 18 - Home Session Pre-Breakfast WO ...

    Sat, Dec 18 - Home Session

    Pre-Breakfast WO

    Incline DB Bench Press (Time Under Tension)
    10 x 45s (2 sec pos, 4 sec neg)
    10 x 45s (2 sec pos, 4 sec neg)
    0 x 55s

    Shoulder cutoff point is...
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    December 16th. 2010. Already. Christ. Pre-WO...

    December 16th. 2010. Already. Christ.

    Pre-WO Weight: 192

    Standing Military Press (Time Under Tension)

    5 x 70, 2 sec pos, 4 sec neg
    4 x 80, 2 sec pos, 4 sec neg

    Deadlifts
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    Wed, Oct 06 Pre-WO: 194 Standing Military...

    Wed, Oct 06

    Pre-WO: 194


    Standing Military while waiting for the oly
    70 x 30

    Deadlift
    135 x 10
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    Wed Sept 29 It has been four months. I've...

    Wed Sept 29

    It has been four months. I've missed 1/3 of my work shifts to my illness. Nothing has changed except one thing. I broke. I became ready to die. A part of me wished every chest pain...
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    Pre-WO - 194 ... what the **** is all I have to...

    Pre-WO - 194 ... what the **** is all I have to say, since I was weighed at the doctors in late December and was still 185.

    Deadlift
    135 x 10
    225 x 5
    275 x 5
    315 x 4
    315 x 3
    315 x 1
  7. Thread: Divorce.

    by ShockBoxer
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    I'm divorced, and at first it didn't affect me,...

    I'm divorced, and at first it didn't affect me, either. Then it kind of did. Then I made a bunch of stupid mistakes in a bunch of really dumb relationships and it really did. Then I met someone...
  8. If she's a good friend, don't risk screwing...

    If she's a good friend, don't risk screwing things up between you. Just get another girl... if doing so upsets her, then you can ask why and let what happens, happen.

    I've got a friend who has...
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    I'm going back to deadlifting and squatting every...

    I'm going back to deadlifting and squatting every week. I saw my biggest strength gains when I was doing that, before, and I've been plateaued ever since I stopped. A year and a half ago I was on my...
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    Pre-WO: 171, but I'm weaker across the board and...

    Pre-WO: 171, but I'm weaker across the board and look flabbier. Not exactly what I wanted to see.

    Deadlifts
    135 x 10
    225 x 1
    315 x 1
    315 x 5
    315 x 5
    315 x 4
    365 x 0
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    Thanks, Jorge. It's been all too easy to let...

    Thanks, Jorge. It's been all too easy to let anything I've accomplished get outshone by some of the crap going on. You're right: No matter what happens, these last three years have been MINE. No...
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    I'm proxy voting Liberal for my fiance, who's...

    I'm proxy voting Liberal for my fiance, who's away working. I'm not voting myself, though. Just like the American election coming up it's going to be a 'whoever wins, gets boned trying to fix the...
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    That's all you need to say. I appreciate it, and...

    That's all you need to say. I appreciate it, and the journals around here will probably be what rekindles the fire. Right now I'm in baby steps mode. First step, get my work schedule back to...
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    I'm still not done. Alright, some test results...

    I'm still not done.

    Alright, some test results are back. It's not good. My body can't process HDL (the good cholesterol). The LDL, however, is building up. Skyrocketing actually. At this...
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    Serious. More details in my current journal. ...

    Serious. More details in my current journal.

    Someone had a great quote about eating in their sig - about making young mothers fear for their children. I can't remember who, but I liked it.
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    "Stop thinking and go lift" - Paul Stagg Right...

    "Stop thinking and go lift" - Paul Stagg

    Right now I'm demotivated because I'm dying of a metabolic disorder of some kind to cap off a really fun life, but **** it I'm already five years past the...
  17. Thread: WoW

    by ShockBoxer
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    Yep. It's out. It's fairly balanced and polished...

    Yep. It's out. It's fairly balanced and polished as well. I'm having a great time with it, and I can't remember the last time I could honestly say that about an MMO.

    Fuzzy: Things always look...
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    I'm playing Warhammer Online. It's a lot like WoW...

    I'm playing Warhammer Online. It's a lot like WoW (ie: pretty much a cut and paste) but with a lot of the suck pulled out. You get large amounts of experience for PvP battlegrounds, for a change, so...
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    I moved up to 315 at 165 within a year of...

    I moved up to 315 at 165 within a year of training (from nearly killing myself on 110 @ 195 when I started) and have been dicking around between 3 and 4 hundred since. I've only hit 400 once. I...
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    Thursday, Sept 11 Pre-WO: 173.5 Flat...

    Thursday, Sept 11

    Pre-WO: 173.5

    Flat Barbell Bench Press
    135 x 5
    185 x 4
    165 x 10
    175 x 10
    185 x 2
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