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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    Does Chuck Vogelpohl bench in meets?

    I always see videos of his super human squats and deadlifts, but never of Chuck laying down under some heavy weight.
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    I'll be at the American Open (along with a few...

    I'll be at the American Open (along with a few others from TU).
  3. Thread: What's up?

    by RalphL
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    good luck vinny -frank/ralph

    good luck vinny

    -frank/ralph
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    Switched around my schedule for the week. ME...

    Switched around my schedule for the week.
    ME Upper

    Floor Press
    bar x 10
    95x5
    135x3
    155x2
    185x2
    205x2
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    DE Lower Box Squat- I think I'm going to use...

    DE Lower

    Box Squat- I think I'm going to use my box squat 1rm next time instead of my free squat. these felt a bit on the heavy side
    10 doubles @250lbs

    Speed Deadlift
    7 singles @300lbs
    ...
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    ME Upper Jump rope warm up, push ups, light rope...

    ME Upper
    Jump rope warm up, push ups, light rope pushdowns
    Incline bench-
    bar x10
    95x5
    135x5
    185x1
    195x1
    205x1
    215x1
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    ME Lower foam rolling/dynamic warm ups/light...

    ME Lower
    foam rolling/dynamic warm ups/light stretching

    Sumo Deadlift (opposite stance, first time doing them)
    135x5
    225x3
    315x1
    385x1
    405x1
    425x1
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    I dont have a set routine that I use for...

    I dont have a set routine that I use for deadlifts yet. I plan on cycling low pin pulls, defecit pulls and maybe some bands for ME work. For assistance I do lunges, 1 arm rows, and RDLs.
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    DE Bench 135lbs 8x3 Cross Body DB extensions...

    DE Bench
    135lbs 8x3

    Cross Body DB extensions
    15lbsx20
    20lbsx20
    20lbsx15- elbow started bothering me, so I stopped

    DB Bench-brought the weight down as low as I could on these
    50lbsx20
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    DE Lower Speed box squat 230lbs x10 doubles ...

    DE Lower
    Speed box squat
    230lbs x10 doubles

    Speed Pulls
    300lbs x5 doubles- I was supposed to do singles, but I did doubles by accident...what ever

    arched back GMs
    115lbs x6
    115lbs x8 2 sets
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    ME Upper CG Bench bar x20 95x5 235x5 155x1...

    ME Upper
    CG Bench
    bar x20
    95x5
    235x5
    155x1
    185x1
    225x1
    245x1
    255x1
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    Today's training- ME Lower Below Parallel Box...

    Today's training-
    ME Lower

    Below Parallel Box Squat
    135x5
    225x3
    275x1
    315x1
    335x1
    365x0
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    RalphL's Raw Westside Training

    Alright I'm new to Westside training so I figured I'd start this log and get some advice. I have one meet under my belt and I plan on competing at the New Jersey USAPL championships July 30th.
    ...
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    A couple more questions- I'm 14 weeks out from a...

    A couple more questions- I'm 14 weeks out from a meet. Should I do any sort of peaking cycle for DE bench/lower? and are front squats (3rm-5rm range) good for ME work?
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    I bought a book from EFS that has various...

    I bought a book from EFS that has various westside templates in it.
    http://i43.tinypic.com/2qb4q5v.jpg
    http://i41.tinypic.com/16k3jbt.jpg
    http://i41.tinypic.com/j0e0dx.jpg
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    Also- should I be shooting for PRs every ME day? ...

    Also- should I be shooting for PRs every ME day? Say I'm not feeling like adding weight on my DL/squat, is simply doing about 3 sets in the 90-100%% range enough? And should I be doing strictly...
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    Full Range Movements in Westside Routine

    I was looking at using the "Nuts and Bolts" westside template and using deficit pulls, low box squat, free squat, and full deadlifts for ME lower and incline, 1 board, CG bench, and regular bench for...
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    Pro Journal - I usually lift with my school's powerlifting...

    I usually lift with my school's powerlifting club. Plus I don;t have a car here. Thanks for the offer though
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    Pro Journal - I'm in Philly right now at school, but I'm from...

    I'm in Philly right now at school, but I'm from Norwalk.
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    Pro Journal - Awesome numbers. I see you're in CT too. Where...

    Awesome numbers. I see you're in CT too. Where do you train?
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