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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    Wednesday-8-24-11- Stuff Day 5-Way shoulder...

    Wednesday-8-24-11- Stuff Day

    5-Way shoulder mob x 20mins

    Wobble Bar Bench- 50lbsx25, 100lbsx4x20
    Ext Rotations- Mini Band- 120 total reps from a bunch of different angles

    Ankle Traction...
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    Tuesday-8-23-11- Me Upper Reactive Throw w/...

    Tuesday-8-23-11- Me Upper

    Reactive Throw w/ 30lb med ball against a tire x a bunch?

    Bench- worked up to a pretty easy 405
    Loose Shirt-
    455 off 2 boards
    475x1 easy
    485x1 little uneven but...
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    8-22-11- Stuff day Tons of hammy/hip mobility...

    8-22-11- Stuff day

    Tons of hammy/hip mobility

    100 Heel Diggs in the Blast Straps
    Hip Int Rotations- Blue Bandx3x20

    Tons of static stretching
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    8-21-11- Shit is getting real(ization)-DE Lower ...

    8-21-11- Shit is getting real(ization)-DE Lower

    Deloading went well. Didn't do anything too special.

    Tons of hamstring flossing/lax ball work
    About 200 reps of several different row variaitons...
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    Ha. Nice. Just a really bad cramp. I train in my...

    Ha. Nice. Just a really bad cramp. I train in my garage and it is about a million degrees outside all the time here. I think I have been in a constant dehydrated state for the last few weeks.
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    The best way to develop strength is to work on...

    The best way to develop strength is to work on your weakness... so, take a fucking English class next fall.

    As far as a program, x2 for Westside.
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    I've got a pair of the jack briefs. They are my...

    I've got a pair of the jack briefs. They are my first peice of multiply equipment. I don't know if this really means anything with my limited experience in multiply but I love them. The learning...
  8. Thanks for the response. I was leaning towards...

    Thanks for the response. I was leaning towards the jack anyway so I will just wait it out. I got a pair of the briefs a couple weeks ago and I hit an almost 100lb record in my first workout. I was...
  9. I have a question for you: I want to get a...

    I have a question for you:

    I want to get a 2ply shirt and it will be my first one. Would you recommend the jack for an inexperienced multiply bencher? I am either going to wait it out and get the...
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    Thursday-8-11-11-ME Lower In kinda a rush: ...

    Thursday-8-11-11-ME Lower

    In kinda a rush:

    Chain suspended, cambered bar GMs at deadlift height with doubled Minis- If I had to guess, I would say the bands were adding anywhere from 180-200lbs...
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    Wednesday- 8-10-11- RE Need to get down about...

    Wednesday- 8-10-11- RE

    Need to get down about 10lbs for push pulls so:

    A.M.- 20 mins, 12%incline, 2.7mph


    A little later:

    Traction/Dsitraction on shoulders
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    Tuesday- ME Upper-8-9-11 Threw a 25lb med ball...

    Tuesday- ME Upper-8-9-11

    Threw a 25lb med ball a bunch of different ways-15 or 20 reps

    Bench-
    135x10, 225x5, 275x5, 315x3
    Rev. Lights and 2 board
    365x1, 405x1
    Loose bench shirt cause my...
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    I was coming off of a ridiculous weight cut for a...

    I was coming off of a ridiculous weight cut for a different meet, I weighed in right at 252. I am pretty sure the pull would have put me in second behind that kid Ian Bell.

    I don't know. No one...
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    Monday Prowlin' Tried to do the 500 Challenge...

    Monday Prowlin'

    Tried to do the 500 Challenge but found out the hard way my vibrams lose traction with a 400+lb sled. So here is what happened:

    30 yard trips- 90x2, 180x2, 270x2, 360x 2inches,...
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    Next time, I plan on either walking the weight...

    Next time, I plan on either walking the weight off the stage and taking home with me or throwing it from the platform into the judge and then immediately eating his dead, smashed body.
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    Sunday-8-7-11-DE Lower Short and sweet ...

    Sunday-8-7-11-DE Lower

    Short and sweet


    Squats-435+180 in bands tensionx6x2, +100 in tension x2x2, 455x1, 500x1

    DLs-Quaded Monster mini- 315x10x1

    Done.
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    fRIDAY- 8-5-11- DE Lower A.M.-90lb sled x...

    fRIDAY- 8-5-11- DE Lower

    A.M.-90lb sled x 6,000 feet


    P.M.-

    Bench-Fat Bar-Mini+ 165x3x3, 185x3x3, added another mini+185x3x3, took mini off x3x3

    DB Bench- 60sx10, 110sx6, 135x15, 10,...
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    See, even with that definition, you have to...

    See, even with that definition, you have to consider how the person got into the situation in the first place. Recovery not keeping up with the stimulus. The stimulus did not match the work capacity...
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    I have probably watched this thing about a...

    I have probably watched this thing about a trillion times. It really could have gone either way. You are right though, I should have held on longer. The IPF rules say you can go down upon "recieving...
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    Ok, I will stop the dick comments for a little...

    Ok, I will stop the dick comments for a little while and actually contribute to the discussion again.

    What would a norm definition for overtraining be? A state where progress is halted or even...
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