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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    My training has been doing really well this past...

    My training has been doing really well this past week. I've been lazy about the journal, espescially since I'm not exactly following the routine anymore. It's a lot of anaerobic focus cardio, all of...
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    Thats the thing about bjj tourneys: they go all...

    Thats the thing about bjj tourneys: they go all day, and you never fight when you're supposed to. Next time you'll come back stronger, smarter, and better prepared. As for your cardio and strength,...
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    I skipped my day 3 workout in favor of more...

    I skipped my day 3 workout in favor of more conditioning. I have been working on a barbell complex. 6 reps of each excercise, 4 total sets. Each week I will drop the rest period by 15 seconds, when...
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    Did a boxing drill on the heavy bag like this. ...

    Did a boxing drill on the heavy bag like this.

    2 minutes of right straights
    30 seconds rest
    2 minutes left crosses
    30 seconds rest
    2 minutes left hooks
    30 seconds rest
    2 minutes right hooks
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    Just ran 6 quater miles with a round on the...

    Just ran 6 quater miles with a round on the heavybag between each. Running sucks, glad I have so much more of it to look forward to.
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    I like halfsquats, and I make good gains from...

    I like halfsquats, and I make good gains from partials and lots of overload. They'll be out in the next phase.

    Conversion to Power Mesocycle: Day 2
    Chins: bwx5, bwx3, 25x4 30x3, 35x2
    Dips:...
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    What kind of conditioning have you been doing? I...

    What kind of conditioning have you been doing? I know you've got a big tourney coming up. Is it just crossfit or anything additional. Also, a personal suggestion. Since you compete with the gi, I'd...
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    Well my deconditioning period is over, and I'll...

    Well my deconditioning period is over, and I'll never have one that long again. It was nice to relax, but I'm weaker and slower than I left off. Fortunately I think it shouldn't take time to regain...
  9. 1000 rep bodyweight squat.

    1000 rep bodyweight squat.
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    Sleepytime Gorilla Museum - 2003 at some dive in...

    Sleepytime Gorilla Museum - 2003 at some dive in orlando. Best live performance by a band yet.
    The Mountain Goats/Shearwater - 2005 at the same dive. I've never been to a show with a more quiet,...
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    You make those deadlifts look EASY bro. Watching...

    You make those deadlifts look EASY bro. Watching those vids is making me start to reevaluate my own form. Anyways, I suggest you give westside a try. The best results I ever had were on westside,...
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    Those side bends I did have made for hellish...

    Those side bends I did have made for hellish DOMS. I'm going to have to include them on a regular basis, my obliques must not be getting enough work.

    Tonight I did:
    5 rounds of 3 minutes with 1...
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    Thanks chub. I have very minor scoliosis and a...

    Thanks chub. I have very minor scoliosis and a weak lower back so I've always gone light on deads. But since my overall core strength has been improving, I feel like I can stabilize the weights and...
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    Poll: Good call on 12 oz mouse. For a while, I thought...

    Good call on 12 oz mouse. For a while, I thought Tom Goes to the Mayor was the funniest thing on adult swim, but in the absence of new episodes, 12 oz mouse is a solid replacement. Squidbillies is...
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    That seems like a solid routine man....

    That seems like a solid routine man. Periodization, even basic periodization is so important. You're sure to pack on the lbs and stack the weight on the bar, as long as you eat like a madman. I...
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    Tonight's workout was really good. Hit a PR on...

    Tonight's workout was really good. Hit a PR on deads. I've been reading a lot of material written by Alwyn Cosgrove and some other coaches in the MMA field and I'm going to start a new mesocycle...
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    I'm gonna have to agree that guns own the...

    I'm gonna have to agree that guns own the streets. But I don't train for self defence. I'm an MMA fighter, and I don't try and delude myself into thinking my training isn't geared 100% for specific...
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    Ah yes. Training with a group of dedicated...

    Ah yes. Training with a group of dedicated athletes is a great thing. After last night's training session I know I made the right choice switching camps.

    DB Bench Press: 40*10 55*5 70*5 85*5 ...
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